The U.S. is now reporting an average of more than 120,000 new Covid-19 cases a day. Cases are also rising at a faster pace, with a roughly 33 percent jump in the seven-day average over the past week, according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
New cases are up by at least five percent, based on a seven-day average, in 26 states as of Sunday, compared with just 12 states a week ago. Many of the recently growing outbreaks across the country are occurring in Midwestern states, including Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and the Dakotas. New cases nationwide have been steadily falling for more than a month, but they now appear to be flattening out at over 40,000 new cases per day.
The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the states. Not only did the economy shut down, but states are dealing with the massive costs of fighting the disease. CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at how state economies are faring amid the crisis.
The Coal Creek Station facility is located roughly 50 miles north of Bismarck.
The facility produces rotor blades for turbines and employs 900 people.
Though crude has only plumbed its new lows for about a week, some are already warning that energy workers could see layoffs.
Michigan, Idaho, Washington, North Dakota, Mississippi and Missouri voted Tuesday. Of those states, Michigan, which former Vice President Joe Biden won, boasts the largest pledged delegate count, with 125 on the line. Bernie Sanders hoped to win Michigan as he tries to keep up with Biden in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Sanders will win the North Dakota Democratic presidential caucus Wednesday, NBC News projects.
Thursday is set to be another busy day on Capitol Hill following the impeachment of President Trump in the House of Representatives. Amid the vote, Congress still has two major policy items to tackle before the holiday break, including the USMCA trade deal. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss.
When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in his 30s, he received some advice that made him realize it's important to think about a deeper meaning to work – one that's more than a transaction.
Analyzing the data from the CNBC America's Top States for Business study, we reveal the 10 states that get the highest marks for low crime, inclusiveness, a strong health system and a healthy environment.
Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest move up CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business.
Quality of life here is grand, but access to capital is plenty tough.
HOUSTON, June 19- U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 is proposing a deepwater crude export terminal off the U.S. Gulf Coast, challenging at least eight other projects aiming to send U.S. shale oil to world markets, according to a memo and a source who asked not to be named. The project, called Bluewater Texas Terminal LLC, signals another major expansion of its logistics...
Farmland values in America's heartland are stable despite pressures on farm incomes and rising interest rates, said the Kansas City Fed.
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week, but the drop likely overstates the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated.
The drop in equity gains has been sharpest in the third quarter of this year. In fact, after hitting a record high, the amount of tappable equity fell quarter to quarter for the first time since the housing recovery began.
North American oil producers that have been increasing spending to take advantage of this year's higher prices will dial back as November's reversal fuels worries about a 2019 surplus, energy executives say.
These cities "offer long-term financial stability" to the average American family.
President Donald Trump's approval ratings received a slight bump during the Kavanaugh fight. But Trump's framing of that fight as an attack on men helped give Republican Senate candidates a big boost.
Soybean farmers in the Dakotas are on track to post a bumper crop, but that's little consolation given they are paying a heavy price in the ongoing trade war with China.