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Top News & Analysis Nevada

  • Elon Musk unveils Tesla's 'gigafactory' plans

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reveals details of Nevada's giga-deal with Tesla Motors which is expected to create 6,500 jobs when the plant is fully operational.

  • How Nevada won the heart of Tesla

    The speed in which the factory can be built is the crucial reason why Tesla chose to build its super battery factory in Nevada, says Sam Jaffe, Principal Research Analyst at Navigant Research.

  • Carson Street in Carson City, Nevada

    Nevada's unemployment rate will "drop considerably" should Tesla build a plant near Carson City, says Mayor Bob Crowell.

  • A 'giga-win' for Nevada

    Why Tesla picked Nevada for its gigafactory, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • A vehicle charger at a Tesla Motors store

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to the Mayor of Carson City, Nev., Bob Crowell, about the significance of landing Tesla's first gigafactory.

  • Nevada where Tesla needs to be: Rep. Amodei

    Rep. Mark Amodei, (R-Nev), explains the commerce development of western Nevada, and why logistically it's the perfect location for the gigafactory.

  • Tesla

    A source said it could be a week before the deal between Tesla and Nevada for the battery "gigafactory" is finalized.

  • Grover Norquist went to Burning Man

    Kevin Roose, New York Magazine business writer, discusses his experience at Burning Man with Grover Norquist.

  • hotel fees

    The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

  • The Man burns during the Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada.

    Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.

  • Las Vegas real estate snapshot

    A look at three hot home listings in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Cynthia Silver, CENTURY 21 Martinez & Associates. This week's "Power House of the Week" includes a 70-foot long dramatic pool with a waterfall and spa.

  • Greenlight Capital President David Einhorn sits at a poker table in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn is still alive after three days (and nearly 30 hours of play) in the World Series of Poker Main Event.

  • Microsoft said it freed 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation.

  • 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.

  • Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez.

    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.

  • Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens adopted 600 mustangs and purchased 900 square miles of land outside Wells, Nevada, as a sanctuary for the animals.

    The ex-wife of energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens has become a Nevada hotelier, offering tipis with butler service, from $1,000 a night.

  • Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval

    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.