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  • With forecasters predicting 12 to 18 named storms in 2011, homeowners in the Southern United States may already be looking past the sunny days of summer and bracing for the hurricane season. Insurance providers have already bet on it. Homeowners in certain hurricane prone states are at the mercy of an entirely separate insurance market — the so-called “market of last resort” — created to pick up the slack from private insurers who don't provide coverage for hurricanes — or, for that matter, torn

    See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.

  • The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.

  • Top States for Business: Texas

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the No. 2 top state for business.

  • Donald Trump has long dreamed of building a luxury golf resort in Scotland, the birthplace of his beloved game. The $1.2 billion course was scheduled to open in July 2012, but according to statements to the UK press on June 20, 2011, it’s on hold until the financial crisis blows over. "The world has crashed," , and finishing the project “will depend on the markets.” Luckily, avid golfers don’t have to wait until the economy finally turns around, as there are plenty of impressive facilities right

    There are plenty of impressive golf courses across the US. Click to see some of the most luxurious ones!

  • Amazon Fights Taxes with Jobs

    Amazon.com wants to make a deal with Texas- the proposed offer would let customers in Texas off the hook of paying sales tax for the next 4.5 years and in exchange the company would bring 5,000 jobs, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott.

  • Dallas Fed president Richard Fisher honored the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth by recalling a good joke that Reagan used to tell:

  • Dallas Cowboys Stadium

    Roads froze and airports closed. Falling ice sent six people to the hospital. Finally, seats to the big game vanished hours before kickoff. Super Bowl week in Texas was not always so super.