The stock market's rebound helped not just Wall Street, but also the greater New York economy get back on track.
Growth in the finance and insurance business accounted for more than a third of the state's growth last year.
Overall, New York's economy is second in size only to California, but it grew at a far faster pace in 2010. New York's gross domestic product surged 5.1% last year, whereas the Golden State puttered along at a 1.8% pace.
Check this interactive map to see how each state economy grew (or fell) last year. More
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