Author: <span class="vcard">Vince Calio</span>

Source: ThinkstockThe 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...
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Source: Wikimedia CommonsSome of America’s most well-known companies went through big changes before becoming the dominant corporations they are today. The origin of one of today’s most famous...
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Source: ThinkstockWorld news does not always fully capture people’s level of happiness. Last year, Gallup found a majority of people in the world experienced positive emotions. Of course, in some...
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Source: ThinkstockThe United States of America — the land of opportunity — has the fourth most uneven income distribution in the developed world. Chile has the most unequal distribution of...
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Source: ThinkstockWorldwide, people 15 and older consumed 6.2 liters of alcohol per person in 2010, according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report. Alcohol, in turn, contributed to some...
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Advertisements and packaging increase consumer awareness of a product and provide information so that customers can make educated choices. Oftentimes, however, marketing strategies are focused more...
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Source: ThinkstockSome brands have stellar reputations as a result of innovation, well thought-out marketing strategies and good public relations from the companies behind them. On the other hand,...
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Source: ThinkstockBeing publicly traded allows companies to fund expansions, compensate employees and bring attention to their products and services. It also places obligations on companies to be...
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Source: ThinkstockCreating the most popular product of the year will make consumers and investors happy. But making an all-time bestseller can transform an industry and define a business for...
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Source: ThinkstockSwitzerland’s residents are the most satisfied with their lives for the second consecutive year, according to the Better Life Index released today. The study, published annually...
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Source: ThinkstockAs the national housing market continues to rebound, real estate investors are trying their hand at home flipping — buying and selling a house within six months. While in some...
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Source: ThinkstockAmerican consumers have a higher opinion of Amazon.com than any other company. For the second year in a row, the online retailer held the top slot, beating out popular brands like...
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Source: ThinkstockAfter making great strides in air pollution over the past decade, the United States took a small step backwards. Forty-seven percent of the U.S. population lived in areas with...
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Source: ThinkstockDrunk driving deaths fell by 23% between 2002 and 2012. But for much of the United States, drunk driving is still a problem. According to a report by the Foundation for Advancing...
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Source: ThinkstockThe job market is an important indicator of the economy’s health. A look at the most and least common jobs reflects the industries that are critical to the economy, as well as...
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