Special Report - Page 2

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Ten Cities Where Foreign Companies Create the Most Jobs

For decades, the United States has been a centerpiece of the global economy. Even in the aftermath of the Great Recession, foreign businesses have looked to the U.S. for investment ...
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The Best (and Worst) States to Be Unemployed

Late last year, the federal government allowed its emergency unemployment compensation benefits program to expire. This decision has left much of the nation’s long-term unemployed without access to unemployment insurance ...
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America’s Worst Companies to Work For

Employees can now share their opinions about employers online. As a result, companies face new reputation risks that can affect their customers and shareholders. For the third year, 24/7 Wall St. has ...
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Ten Oldest Company Logos in the World

Even before global marketing campaigns, television commercials, and social media, a company’s logo has been important. Over time, as businesses and consumers have changed, most major companies have also changed ...
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Ten Cars Americans Don’t Want to Buy

The American auto industry nearly collapsed during the recession as car sales plummeted and companies struggled to stay afloat. Since then, U.S. car and light truck sales have steadily increased, ...
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Eight Housing Markets at All-Time Highs

The U.S. real estate market has been on the mend for several years. While many Americans witnessed the values of their homes drop precipitously during the recession, markets have been ...
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Ten States With the Slowest Growing Economies

The United States economy grew 1.9% in 2013, down from the 2.8% growth rate in 2012. GDP growth of all but two states was positive last year, although economic growth at ...
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Ten States With the Fastest Growing Economies

The United States economy grew 1.9% in 2013, down from the 2.8% growth rate in 2012, as growth in the world’s largest economy remained inconsistent. The largest contributors to the ...
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The Most Popular Markets for Home Flipping

Even as home-flipping activity has generally declined in the past year, it continues to be quite widespread in parts of the country. In some counties, home flippers still buy large ...
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Ten Best Markets to Flip a House

While home flipping activity in the U.S. has declined over the past year, in many markets the practice is still quite popular and provides high returns. Home flippers generally buy ...
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America’s Most Profitable Products

Successful companies frequently depend on just one product for a large share of their sales. That’s true for some of the most iconic brands, including Coca-Cola, Marlboro, Jack Daniels, and ...
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Eight Companies That Owe Employees a Raise

With the stock market reaching new heights daily, companies' profit margins at multi-decade highs, and falling unemployment, many Americans may be wondering when they will start to see the benefits ...
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States Spending the Most (and Least) on Education

For the third consecutive year, total spending on public elementary and secondary education fell nationwide, according to a recent release from the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending per student totaled $10,608, roughly the same as ...
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The States With the Strongest and Weakest Unions

The percentage of American workers in unions remained effectively unchanged last year. This marks a departure from the nation’s long-term trend. In the past 30 years, union membership has dropped from ...
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Ten Companies With the Least Valuable Workers

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the millions of dollars. Others generate only a fraction of ...
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