Scott Cohn, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

As many as 1 in 5 small private colleges is facing serious financial stress, according to a Moody’s analysis.

No state is harder hit by the coal slump in the U.S. than Wyoming, the nation’s largest coal producer, accounting for more than 40% of the nation’s output.

William “Rick” Singer, who has admitted to running the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice, is accused of crimes dating to 2011.

Authorities say that during that time, he gamed the system for hundreds of wealthy and powerful families to get their kids into some of the nation’s top colleges.

America’s infrastructure is a mess. And with the Trump administration and Congress unable to fast-forward a bipartisan plan to address the issue, things are only getting worse.

The CNBC America’s Top States for Business study, conducted every year since 2007, ranks all 50 states for business competitiveness using more than 60 metrics in 10 categories including Workforce, Economy, Quality of Life, and Cost of Doing Business.

Purdue University says it is the first four-year institution in the country to offer an income sharing agreement, or ISA. Under Purdue’s Back a Boiler program, graduates make payments for 10 years after graduation.

Southern cities have the highest odds of winning Amazon’s new headquarters, data from America’s Top States for Business shows.

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.

Washington is the No. 1 state for business, according to CNBC’s Top States for Business 2017 ranking.

The Peach State rises to the No. 2 spot in this year’s America’s Top States for Business ranking, conducted by CNBC.

Minnesota rises one spot to No. 3 in this year’s America’s Top States for Business ranking, conducted by CNBC.

While Trump will inherit a generally strong economy, the recovery in state finances is losing steam.

The company said that its critics have “ulterior motives” in objecting the deal.

Ex-Comverse chief Kobi Alexander has agreed to return to the U.S. to face decade-old charges in a wide-ranging stock option scandal.

The economic power of the LGBT rights movement is about to be put to the test in the standoff over a so-called “bathroom bill” in North Carolina.