The Tar Heel State came in 3rd this year, just shy of the No. 2 spot.
The Peach State moves into the top five, piling up 1513 points.
The Rocky Mountain State slid from third place in 2010 to the No. 5 spot in CNBC's 2011 edition of America's Top States for Business.
Boeing says its new 787 is beginning the final phase of flight testing and repeated that it should be ready for delivery in August or September.
For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
Indian airlines walked away from the Paris Air Show with a third of the airplane orders last week — a $23 billion gamble that air will finally conquer rail despite a formidable list ofobstacles.
We hope our fifth annual report on the states is the most comprehensive. We certainly have the highest quality data with the vast resources of the 2010 U.S. Census augmenting our exclusive recipe.
As temperatures heat up, summer travel will heat up too. So we decided it was time to go through our stock screener and find the hot performers in the travel industry.
Cars are not supposed to be a good investment. But Spencer Hunter, an Oregon patent lawyer, recently turned a small profit selling his 13-month-old Toyota Prius., the New York Times reports.
Oil will go down to the mid 80's per barrel, says Joe Petrowski, , Gulf Oil CEO, who says there is a little more realization that we have to focus more on carbon in the near future and not rely on imported barrels.
A contract for 200 Airbus 320NEO, along with an option for another hundred aircrafts, are expected to be unveiled by the pan-European plane builder Airbus on Thursday.
Even on a down day, there are stocks that can defy the Federal Reserve's dour outlook on the U.S. economy.
Jeffrey Kauffman, Sterne Agee & Leach, and Jason Seidl, Dahlman Rose & Co shed light on why FedEx is a buy right now.
FedEx reports a 33 percent rise in Q4 profit as higher surcharges helped offset the rising cost of fuel. Insight with Urs Dur, Lazard Capital Markets.
The announcement that Ryanair will develop a new airplane with state-backed Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC on Tuesday at the Paris Air Show is the latest step towards a Chinese-made large commercial airplane.
A preview of the shipping company's earnings and whether it's a buy at this price, with Justin Yagerman, Deutsche Bank..
The U.S. economy is in a "tentative" recovery but there are signs it is slowly improving, Schneider National CEO Chris Lofgren told CNBC Tuesday.
A look at how the transportation sector is performing and a few picks in rails and airlines, with Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan and Hunter Keay, Wolfe Trahan & Co.
The Chinese come to the Paris Air Show as both the world’s largest purchaser of jetliners and a budding manufacturer projected by some to one day challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus.
The aerospace sector is “closer to the beginning than the end” of an upswing in orders, the chief executive of Boeing told CNBC Monday.