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NYC and Newark are in a heated battle for Amazon's second headquarters. New Jersey is offering $7 billion in incentives to woo Jeff Bezos.
The race for the Amazon HQ2 is down to 20 cities and has been very public but now Amazon is asking contenders to bid in secrecy.
CNBC rates the 20 city finalists for Amazon's second $5 billion headquarters using its Top States for Business analytics.
CNBC gave Denver a grade of a C+ in meeting Amazon's criteria — citing in particular its location, crumbling roads and high business costs.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper touted the state's universities, engineering talent and commitment to the environment.
Southern cities have the highest odds of winning Amazon's new headquarters, data from America's Top States for Business shows.
CNBC unveils its 11th annual America's Top States for Business ranking, scoring all 50 states on 10 key measures of competitiveness.
Coal states will benefit from the end of Obama-era regulations. But even among the reddest states, green energy production is up.
Washington is the No. 1 state for business, according to CNBC's Top States for Business 2017 ranking, revealed today.
Massachusetts had the most impressive jump, while Wyoming suffered the biggest drop, in the 2017 CNBC Top States for Business ranking.
West Virginia's economy was hit hard with the decline in coal mining. It remains to be seen if Gov. Justice can revitalize the state.
Think you live in the best possible place? These states get high marks for low crime, inclusiveness and good health of their citizens.
Kentucky is a front in the "war on coal," but the state is investing in renewable energy as a key part of its economic future.
These are the 10 worst states in the US for quality of life, including crime, health, social tolerance and the environment.
Scott Cohn runs through the bottom states for business, according to this year’s Top States study.
Scott Cohn discusses which states are best managing the shortage of skilled workers, according to our study.