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50 Least Powerful People in the World

A lucky few possess great fame, wealth, and influence. Even fewer manage to hold on to these positions of power without mishap. Such great heights are often quite perilous, ...
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The Next Dollar Shave Club

Exclusive to 24/7 Wall St. From PrivCo The idea of subscription based services is not a new one. Before viral YouTube videos featuring bears, chainsaws, and millennial-targeted catch phrases, America ...
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Low Inflation Signals Weak Economy

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in May, less than the expected 0.3%. The CPI reflects changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services ...
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50 McDonald’s Menu Items With the Most Calories

The 40 piece Chicken McNugget is the most substantial meal available at McDonald’s, according to calorie counts published by the fast food chain. At 1,880 calories, enough energy is packed ...
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The Most Expensive Homes in Every Major City

The median home price in the U.S. for existing homes is $188,900 according to the National Association of Realtors. The wealthiest Americans likely never see homes with prices so low. They ...
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America’s Best (and Worst) Car Brands

Less than a decade after the government bailed out the country’s largest carmakers, U.S. auto sales hit a 15-year high in 2015. Driven by an increasingly robust economy, low unemployment, ...
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8 Huge Companies With Yields Above 5%

With short-term certificates of deposit (CDs) yielding practically nothing, a troubled junk bond market, and fluctuating stock prices, appealing long-term investment opportunities are scarce. It has become extremely difficult to ...
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6 Stocks Over $500

There are six companies in the S&P 500 that have share prices over $500. They do not have anything particularly noteworthy in common. Most are well-known among the American public, ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Reliable Car Brands

Car dependability is one of the leading considerations when buying a car. But what are the most dependable car brands, and which are the least? To help address this question, ...
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CEOs Who Have to Go in 2016

Shareholders put their trust in the chief executive officer to direct the company to better fortunes. At some point, however, a CEO can do more harm than good. The telltale ...
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The 8 Poorest U.S. Presidents

Based on campaign finance reports, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Marco Rubio, two of the leading candidates for the nation’s highest office, are each likely worth less than $500,000. Should ...
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Top Grossing Films of All Time

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is the No. 1 grossing movie in American history, according to producer Disney. In just 20 days, the seventh installment of the "Star Wars" franchise ...
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Top Grossing Films of All Time (Adjusted for Inflation)

In just three weeks, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has raked in more than $760 million, solidifying its position as the top grossing movie in American history. Accounting for ticket ...
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100 Largest Private Companies

A number of America's largest private companies are big enough in terms of revenue that had they been public they would have placed in the upper ranks of the Fortune ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

 Retailers are poised to add around 755,000 temporary workers this holiday season, in line with last year’s job additions, according to staffing experts Challenger Gray & Christmas. The only company ...
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