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The 9 Most Segregated Cities In America

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

Racial segregation in U.S. neighborhoods has declined over the past several decades but it remains very high. Meanwhile, residential segregation by in...

The 10 Hardest States To Find Full-Time Work

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business

The U.S. labor market has improved considerably since the depths of the recession in 2009. However, traditional measures of the labor market may not a...

The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business

 Marijuana prohibition is entering its 78th year. Colorado’s marijuana law went into effect at the beginning of last year in the wake of ch...

These Are The 10 Best Companies To Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

A company’s workforce is perhaps its most valuable asset, and no one knows more about a workplace than its employees. Employee opinions reflect...

These Are The Companies With The Worst Customer Service

24/7 Wall St. | Hannah Paridis | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business

Every company in the United States claims to care more about its customers than the competition does. Yet polls show that some corporations do a truly...

These Are The Most Violent States In America

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business

While violent crime rates in the country have fallen steadily over the past several decades, the United States is still one of the less peaceful...

10 Cities Where Incomes Are Growing (And Shrinking) The Fastest

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business

Personal incomes grew by 0.8% across the nation in 2013. While some metropolitan areas were among the largest contributors to the growth, in over 100 ...

10 Cities With The Widest Gap Between The Rich And Poor

24/7 Wall St | Thomas C. Frohlich & Michael B. Sauter & Sam Stebbins | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business

The nation’s wealthiest residents have controlled a disproportionately large share of all income for many decades. In 2001, however, that proportion...

These Are The 10 Cities With The Most Adultery

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business

Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dis...

These 13 Cars Cost A Lot More Than They Used To

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter & Sam Stebbins | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business

Every year, car manufacturers tinker with their lineup and introduce new makes and models in order to reach new customers and keep the brand image fre...

These Are The Happiest Countries In The World

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business

Denmark’s residents are the most satisfied with their lives, according to the Better Life Index released Monday. According to the study, published a...

These Countries Have The Widest Gap Between The Rich And The Poor

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business

The U.S. ranks fourth.

The 10 Most Popular Stores in America

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business

Half of the most-visited retailers are fast-food chains.

Wegmans Tops List of Companies With The Best Reputations

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business

Goldman Sachs has the worst reputation of any major American company. Upstate New York-based grocery chain Wegmans is the most highly-regarded company...

These 9 States Are Running Out Of Water

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Mark Lieberman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business

For many states, the rainy season is over, and most of the Western United States is now locked into a fourth consecutive year of drought. The imminent...

States Where The Middle Class Is Dying

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Click here to see the states where the middle class is dying. The American economy is by many measures well on the road to full recovery. The nati...

Retailers Hiring The Most Employees For The Holidays

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business

Retailers across the nation are accepting waves of new employee applications in preparation for the imminent 2014 holiday hiring season. Seven of the ...

States Where It's Hardest To Find Full-Time Work

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

While the labor market has improved significantly since the depths of the recession in 2009, high underemployment may be an indication that the econom...

Customer Service Hall Of Shame

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business

When it comes to companies we dread dealing with, we all know who they are. Let’s put it this way, would you rather go to the Apple Genius Bar to fi...

The States With The Most Gun Violence

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

As mass shootings continue to appear in the news, many Americans and state leaders are asking how to address the problem without restricting constitut...

7 States Running Out Of Water

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business

In seven states drought conditions were so severe that each had more than half of its land area in severe drought. Severe drought is characterized by ...

America's Fastest Shrinking Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Vince Calio, Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become less-attractive to immig...

America's Fastest Shrinking Cities

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess, Michael B. Sauter and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: It’s been a slow recovery, but according to a recent report, U.S. economic growth is expected to pick up in the coming years. The nat...

States With The Best (And Worst) Schools

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

For years, American students have consistently ranked poorly compared to most developed nations. And according to a recently released study, the U.S. ...

The Cities Where Wages Are Plummeting

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The average U.S. worker was paid $1,000 per week as of the fourth quarter of 2012. This is, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic...