Author Archives: Evan Comen

Most Dangerous States in America

Even as the U.S. population increased by 2.3 million from 2016 to 2017, the number of violent crimes fell by approximately 2,400 incidents. Preliminary data indicates that the violent crime ...
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America’s 25 Thriving Industries

The U.S. economy added a net total of 155,000 new jobs in November 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. November’s hiring uptick marks the continuation of a historic ...
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9 Companies That Turned Their Fortunes Around in 2018

2018 has been one of the most volatile years for stocks in recent history. From the start of the year through April there have been 28 days in which the ...
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Brands That Will Disappear in 2019

Operating a profitable and successful brand requires constant work and attention to all facets of business, as well as managing challenges from within and without. Brands can be vulnerable to ...
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Least Bankable Actors of 2018

This year’s biggest movies starred some of Hollywood’s most popular actors – some relatively new and some far more established. Chadwick Boseman – the star of the year’s top-grossing film ...
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Most Bankable Actors of 2018

Blockbusters continued to dominate at the box office in 2018. Films such as "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" grossed hundreds of millions of dollars each. To ensure ...
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Most Important Agricultural Product From Each State

The U.S. agricultural sector contributed less than 1% to the national GDP in the second quarter of 2018, the smallest share in recorded history. While the economic impact of the ...
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20 Companies Profiting the Most from War

Global military spending increased by 3.9% in 2017, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The global rise was driven partially by a $9.6 billion hike in U.S. spending ...
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25 Cities That Added the Most Jobs in 2018

The U.S. economy was in better condition in 2018 than it has been in decades. The job market posted its 96th consecutive month of job growth in September, the longest ...
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25 Cities That Lost the Most Jobs in 2018

The U.S. economy was in better condition in 2018 than it has been in decades. The job market posted its 96th consecutive month of job growth in September, the longest ...
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The Best and Worst CEOs of 2018

In August 2018, 154 chief executives at American companies left their job -- the most of any month on record, according to management consulting firm Challenger, Gray, & Christmas. While ...
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Safest Cities in America

The number of violent crimes per capita in the United States fell 0.9% last year, according to recent data from the FBI, from 386.3 incidents per 100,000 Americans in ...
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Best Breakup Songs

For every song that captures the ebullience of love, like “Glad All Over” by the Dave Clark Five, there is a tune that taps into the melancholia of breaking up, ...
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America’s 50 Coldest Cities

According to a recent forecast by the National Weather Service, a pipeline of Arctic air may bring temperatures to record lows in the Northeast over the next several days. Temperatures ...
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Every State’s Pension Crisis, Ranked

As members of the baby boom generation age into retirement -- approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day -- more and more are relying on pension benefits as their ...
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