Special Report - Page 2

NYSE

The Best Stocks of The 21st Century

Investing in individual companies on the stock market can often seem like a roll of the dice. Share prices of even the largest publicly traded company can soar 25% over ...
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Sports Fans

Sports Teams Gaining the Most Fans

The success of a sports franchise is largely dependent on its ability to attract fans to games and sell tickets. The departure of the Rams from St. Louis after years ...
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Republican

The Most Republican County in Every State

The largely unexpected rise in support for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- who represent two vastly different viewpoints -- reflects how polarized Americans ...
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Democratic

The Most Democratic County in Each State

The largely unexpected rise in support for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- who represent two vastly different viewpoints -- reflects how polarized Americans are ...
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Stress

The Most Stressed Out City in Every State

Money is the single largest cause of stress in the United States, the richest country in the world. And while the economy is still recovering from the Great Recession, with aggregate ...
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The Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) States

In the past year, the U.S. population grew by roughly 2.5 million people. International net migration accounted for approximately 46% of this growth. Natural growth -- the number of births ...
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Taxes

States Paying the Highest (and Lowest) Taxes

During the 2012 tax season, Americans paid an average of roughly $1 for every $10 they earned in state and local taxes -- on top of taxes paid to the ...
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Innovation

The Most Innovative Companies

The number of patent grants awarded in the United States fell in 2015 for the first time since 2007. In all, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted 298,407 ...
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Old People Walking

The Best (and Worst) States to Grow Old

Driven largely by baby boomers, who started turning 65 in 2011, the U.S. elderly population is expanding at a record pace. The number of Americans 65 and older is estimated ...
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Losing sports fan

Sports Teams Running Out of Fans

This week, the Rams franchise of the National Football League (NFL) announced it would end more than two decades in St. Louis and return to its former home in Los ...
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Business, Companies

America’s Most Hated Companies

Today's rapid and near-ubiquitous dissemination of news and information means corporations, too, can be more vulnerable to public opinion. For many companies, recovering from a bad reputation can seem impossible. ...
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The Most Dangerous States in America

Violent crime has become less common in the United States in recent years. There were slightly more than 1.1 million reported incidents in 2014, or 366 incidences per 100,000 residents, ...
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The Safest States in America

Contrary to popular opinion, violent crime is on the decline. Since 1995, violent crime in the United States has decreased by nearly half from 685 incidents per 100,000 Americans to ...
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States With the Best (and Worst) Schools

The controversial education law No Child Left Behind has been recently revised for the first time since its introduction in 2001. The revisions are expected to return a degree of ...
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Ready For Cinema

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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