Fluctuations in the price of oil are uniquely felt in West Texas, where life and the economy revolve around black gold.» Read More
Rick Perry, governor of Texas and GOP Presidential candidate, says if Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "prints more money," between now and the election, folks in Texas would "treat him pretty ugly," and that it would be "treasonous."
Texas is home to at least one-third of the jobs created nationwide since the recession ended. The state’s economy is growing about twice as fast as the national rate. Home prices have remained stable even as much of the country has seen sharp declines, the New York Times reports.
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.
CNBC's Scott Cohn has the No. 2 top state for business.
There are plenty of impressive golf courses across the US. Click to see some of the most luxurious ones!
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:
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.