The last few years have been ripe for U.S. vintners. Wine exports have surged 64% since 2007.
While most exports still come from California, other states are getting in on the game. New York has long been known for its growing wine industry, but Florida and New Jersey are nursing start-up vineyards as well.
The top overseas destinations for U.S. wine are the U.K. and China, according to the Southern United States MORESteve Hargreaves - Mar 15, 2013 3:24 PM ET
CNNMoney's story about how the top 10% of taxpayers paid 70% of the nation's federal income taxes, even though they received just 45% of the income, took off like wildfire in the social media world.
Nearly 4,000 people commented on the piece. It also generated tons of tweets and was recommended more than 8,000 times on Facebook . Some people liked it:
There is no room for complaint...The rich pay majority of MORESteve Hargreaves - Mar 13, 2013 11:32 AM ET
Electric car maker Tesla fired back at the New York Times Wednesday, claiming the paper falsified a recent story about the company's "Model S" vehicle running out of juice during a long range test drive and leaving the writer stranded in the cold Connecticut countryside.
In a blog post on the company's website, Tesla (TSLA) founder Elon Musk accused Times writer John Broder of unplugging the car before it received a MORESteve Hargreaves - Feb 14, 2013 12:40 PM ET
The U.S. military is increasingly using unmanned aircraft systems like these in its operations.
That means big money for the companies that make them.
Companies benefiting from this spending include Northrop Grumman (NOC), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), Israel Aerospace, and Textron (TXT). All numbers in this story, except those for the F-35, were provided by IHS Jane's Principal Analyst Derrick Maple.
It's estimated that drones make up 31% of the MORESteve Hargreaves - Feb 11, 2013 10:10 AM ET
During Tuesday night's debate, Mitt Romney accused President Obama of presiding over a decline in oil and gas production from federal land and waters.
Was he right?
The chart above shows that oil production on federal property did in fact decline by 13% last year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. But that was mostly the result of the moratorium imposed after the BP spill in 2010.
Overall, oil production in MORESteve Hargreaves - Oct 18, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Matt Damon's new film on fracking, "Promised Land", is generating some buzz -- though probably not the kind studio execs were hoping for.
Last week, the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation pointed out that in the trailer for film, one of the financial backers listed is Image Nation Abu Dhabi.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi is, in turn, owned by Abu Dhabi Media - a state media company for the United Arab Emirates. MORESteve Hargreaves - Oct 1, 2012 12:54 PM ET
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