State finances are rebounding, but in a way that matches the muted national economic recovery: the austerity mind-set still has a hold.
States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.
These states have made the biggest gains since the Great Recession by reforming regulations and offering incentives to attract investment.
The rise and fall of states on CNBC's Top States for Business ranking is a reflection of economic trends. The biggest Cinderella story: Nevada.
The workforce in the Silver State is solid, and the economy getting stronger. But the state’s education system remains among the worst.
The ex-wife of energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens has become a Nevada hotelier, offering tipis with butler service, from $1,000 a night.
Though Nevada was hard-hit during the recession, it is now leading the nation in job growth, with a 3.4 percent rise over the past year.
For those with a private jet at their beck and call, some destinations are more popular than others.
As drought bakes nearly half the country, an expert says we may have to return to the days of WWII to ease the pain.
Some people who come to Las Vegas make a fortune and some lose their life savings. See the people who made it big or lost it all in Sin City.
Here are five things to know about driverless cars, and their future.
Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.
Some of the best investment strategies don't come from Wall Street—they come from public pension funds.
Investors are jumping back into the real estate market and reaping big payoffs in distressed properties, home rentals and multi-apartment dwellings.
How does your state stack up when it comes to millionaire households? A new study crunches the numbers.
Comcast "modestly" grew its stable of video customers during the fourth quarter, the first gain in more than six years, Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said on Tuesday.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.