So, which states have the highest cost of living? You won’t get more for your money in these ten states.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a closer look at the country's complex unemployment issues.
Why aren’t businesses hiring? There is a lot of analysis about this, but, to get a better understanding, it may be best to work in reverse by looking at the past and figuring out what the relative strength or weakness of conditions are today and then examine which policies, if any, might work.
There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment. Here are the ten biggest annual declines and the states in which they took place.
The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need for increased tax revenue to be part of any agreement.
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.
Which states are best for business? Test your knowledge.
Much has been made about how many homeowners — and even traders — got bamboozled by the financial crisis. Well guess what: Now, even your kids don't trust banks — or the stock market.
Uncertainties about the Greek debt situation and the removal of the security blanket of Fed easing could combine for another week of volatility as the second quarter draws to an end.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner about the economy and the potential to get a debt deal done, from a pizza shop in New Hampshire.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told CNBC Friday he sees second-half growth of 2.5 percent and wants an agreement on raising the debt ceiling that will be fair while promoting that growth.
Free-market economics is probably not the most accessible subject in the world. One could say it is something that is not easy to describe or articulate. This is something of a paradox, because at its core it involves a very natural human emotion – that of rational self-interest.
Friday's market moves may not be as dramatic as Thursday's, but the same doubts could rattle investors going into the weekend.
To gauge what's really happening with jobs in the U.S., Cramer chats with Marty Mucci, CEO of payroll company Paychex.
Paychex CEO Martin Mucci discusses what he's seeing on the front lines of the labor market. "We're starting to see positive signs in the small business sector," he tells Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Weekly jobless claims are up 9,000. breaking down the numbers, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; Harry Wilson, Obama Auto Task Force/MAEVA Advisors; CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s statement on expectations for the US economy on Wednesday was “quietly risk negative,” Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC Thursday.
Greece’s new finance minister has attempted to renegotiate parts of the austerity deal struck with international lenders last month, drawing anger from his European counterparts as they battle to find a solution to Athens’ debt crisis, reports the FT.
In Thursday's trading, the market will focus on weekly jobless claims and fully digest the Fed news. But buckle up: With earnings season around the corner, some pros say it's going to be a bumpy ride.
Reaction to Bernanke's speech and what it indicates about the economy, with Robert Doll, BlackRock; Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas; Ken Volpert,Vanguard; Greg Ip, The Economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.