The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Flickr user Jas&Suz/JAG
Average monthly rent: $587
Annual drop: -7.8%
Q4 2009 drop: -1.6%
Greenville, which has a population of 625,000, is the fourth-cheapest rental market in the country, with monthly rates at an average $587. Michelin and General Electric both have operations in the area, which is near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Although the unemployment rate here was 10.7% in December and landlords were offering nearly a month and a half of free rent, such industries as information, education, and health services have recently added jobs, according to BLS figures.