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States With the Highest Gas Prices

Gasoline prices have risen steadily in the past six weeks through March 18. There was an uptick in gas prices in 37 of the past 38 days, and gas is ...
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The 15 Highest-Paying Companies in America

Median income for Americans was $34,750 in 2012. At some companies, however, the median is more than five times the national number. Based on figures provided by Glassdoor, 24/7 Wall ...
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The Best (and Worst) Paying Cities for Women

Despite improving since the 1960s, the gender pay gap is still quite wide in the United States. Moreover, the gap seems to have leveled off in recent years, remaining at ...
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Nine Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online retailers. The rise in store closings is a prominent sign of ...
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The Fattest States in America

Many Americans consider obesity one of the nation's most important health issues. Many also battle themselves with the problem every day. According to a recent report, 27.1% of all Americans ...
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The 10 Most Expensive Concert Tickets

Iconic rock bands are in demand more than ever and are commanding ticket prices at least as expensive as the hottest current artists. Five of the top 10 bands with ...
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Ten States With the Most Fraud Complaints

Fraud and scams cost Americans more than $1.6 billion last year. According to a report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), there were more than 2 million cases of fraud ...
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Companies Profiting the Most From War

Global military spending was down in 2012 for the first time since 1998. And for the second year in a row, arms sales from private industry to governments were down ...
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Worst Product Flops of All Time

The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns can lead to tremendous successes, such ventures can ...
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Ten States Where Income Inequality Has Soared

Although average real income in the United States increased by more than a third between 1979 and 2007, not all workers benefited equally. In each of the 50 states, income ...
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Ten Retailers With the Worst Customer Service

Customer satisfaction with retailers in the U.S. is at an all-time high, up for the third year in a row. While the industry improved overall, not all retailers received accolades, ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Literate Cities

For the fourth straight year, Washington, D.C. is the most literate city in the United States, according to a recent study on literacy. The study, by Central Connecticut State University ...
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America’s Most Content (and Miserable) States

The well-being of Americans hasn't improved in the past six years, and it even declined slightly in 2013, according to a recent Gallup study. While national figures remained flat overall, ...
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Cities With Highest (and Lowest) Taxes

Although a little late this year, due largely to the federal government’s 17-day shutdown in 2013, tax season is here. And, according to a new report, what you owe in ...
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The 10 Richest U.S. Presidents

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential ticket, according to most political pundits. The presidential hopeful’s husband, former President Bill Clinton, has made ...
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