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Top News & Analysis South Carolina

  • CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Benefitfocus Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $7.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 12 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Benefitfocus expects its results to range from a loss of 15 cents per share to a loss of 11 cents per share.

  • 70% of BMW's are exported in South Carolina

    The port of Charleston exports 70% of the BMW's built in the U.S.

  • South Carolina's $2.3B port expansion plan

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reporting from Charleston and weighing in on President Donald Trump pushing for fewer imports and more exports.

  • PEORIA, Ill.— Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria and in other company towns across the United States. Caterpillar's recent decision to move...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- The S&P 500 ended modestly weaker on Wednesday, holding losses after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting kept alive a potential near-term interest rate hike, while DuPont shares helped the Dow close at an all-time high for a ninth straight session. The major U.S. indexes are trading around record highs, driven up since President...

  • Feb 22- U.S. stocks were modestly weaker on Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed many of the central bank's policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon." The major U.S. indexes are trading around record highs, driven up since President Donald Trump's Nov 8 election by the...

  • Dozens of protesters who participated in the 'Day Without Immigrants' actions last week were fired on Friday.

  • LAMBERTVILLE, N.J.— A United Airlines lobbyist and longtime state official accused of conspiracy in a shakedown benefiting the former chairman of the agency that controls New York City- area airports has died. Jamie Fox, who held numerous governmental posts during his career, died Monday at age 62, the Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home said.

  • WASHINGTON— Presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have loved to tour Boeing factories. President Donald Trump on Friday touted the latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner as proof of a coming American manufacturing renaissance. Nearly five years ago, President Barack Obama made a similar visit to the facility in Everett, Washington.

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 17- President Donald Trump promised to boost U.S. manufacturing and punish companies for moving jobs overseas during a visit on Friday to a South Carolina Boeing Co plant to celebrate the unveiling of its latest Dreamliner jet. Trump repeated his campaign threat that any company that lays off American workers to move to another...

  • Key themes from Trump's Boeing visit

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau recaps President Trump's remarks at Boeing's South Carolina facility. CNBC's Ylan Mui weighs in.

  • Trump: God Bless Boeing

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau recaps President Trump's remarks at Boeing's South Carolina facility. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Ron Christie, former Special Assistant to President G. W. Bush, Christie Strategies founder, weigh in.

  • President Donald Trump waves after speaking at the debut of the Boeing South Carolina Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in North Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., February 17, 2017.

    Trump brings his America First message to Boeing's South Carolina plant, threatening companies that consider moving jobs abroad.

  • Trump: I don't want companies leaving US

    President Trump delivers remarks at Boeing’s South Carolina plant, discussing efforts to keep jobs and manufacturing within the U.S.

  • Trump: We will give military what it needs to do its job

    President Trump delivers remarks at Boeing’s South Carolina plant, discussing his military revamp efforts.

  • President Donald Trump speaks at the debut of the Boeing South Carolina Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in North Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., February 17, 2017.

    President Trump delivers remarks at Boeing’s South Carolina plant, discussing his efforts to keep jobs and manufacturing in America.

  • President Trump speaks at Boeing facility

    President Trump delivers remarks at Boeing’s South Carolina plant.

  • Boeing CEO introduces President Trump in South Carolina plant

    Boeing CEO speaks ahead of President Trump's remarks at the company's South Carolina plant.

  • Christie: Surprised by level of tranquility in Trump White House

    Discussing President Trump's presidency and progress with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Ron Christie, former Special Assistant to President G. W. Bush, Christie Strategies founder.

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.— Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to American workers and the rest of the nation, resurrecting the jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging in a campaign-style rally to "unleash the power of the American spirit."