Real America Index

Nebraska’s ConAgra — The Name Behind America’s Big Food Names

Nebraska's ConAgra might not ring a bell, but it's the company behind Chef Boyardee, Swiss Miss, Healthy Choice and numerous other foods. More 

New Hampshire’s GT Advanced Technologies — Not Just a Solar Play

GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) is working on improving efficiency in photovoltaic cells, and has expanded into LED technology. More 

New Mexico’s PNM Resources — Charging Ahead

Albuquerque-based utility PNM Resources (PNM) might have a hot 2012 summer to thank for a little forward momentum. More 

New Jersey’s Celgene — A Biotech Big Shot

New Jersey-based biotech Celgene is hot on the trail of next-generation drugs and should continue to profit as America's baby boomers continue to age. More 

West Virginia’s United Bankshares — Among Dividend Royalty

As long as there has been a West Virginia, there has been United Bankshares. But in recent years, a series of acquisitions has made it "the largest independent banking franchise remaining in the nation’s capital metropolitan statistical area.” More 

Vermont’s Green Mountain Coffee — A Bitter Aftertaste

Green Mountain Coffee has fallen on hard times, but it remains a reflection of the importance of environmentalism and sustainable agriculture in Vermont. More 

Utah’s Zions Bancorporation — Financing Growth in the West

Zions Bancorporation (ZION), which services 10 Western states, is a regional bank that has grown up right alongside its home state of Utah. More