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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...

States With The Most Gun Violence

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St: Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, a heated debate has raged over gun laws in the country. Supp...

Airlines Charging The Highest Fees

24/7 Wall St. | Mike Sauter | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The U.S. airline industry had one of the more turbulent decades in its history. In the past few years, the majority of the country’s ...

The Worst Run Cities In America

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley, Michael B. Sauter, Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The population of the United States living in urban areas is growing faster than the national rate. At last count, more than four ...

Yep -- Miami Really Is That Bad

Posted 01.17.2013 | Miami

To the folks at 24/7 Wall St., Magic City politicians are spending a bit too much time at the golf course -- or dipping in the public coffers, or sipp...

LOOK: The 5 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre, Michael B. Sauter | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Why are some companies hated? The answer often depends on who is asking. Corporations can anger their customers, fail their shareh...

10 Cars So Hot They're Out Of Stock

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The popularity of cars can be measured by several factors. Among these are total unit sales in a year, market share versus direct ...

WOW: These CEO Perks Are Absolutely Outrageous

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The outcry about overpaid CEOs has gone on for years as the financial press combs SEC statements for outlandish pay packages that somet...

LOOK: The 10 Most Expensive Cities To Buy A Home

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E. M. Hess and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The U.S. home prices have begun to rebound in the past year. And in the most expensive markets, where the average home sells for well o...

And The Most Expensive Thanksgiving Meal In America Is...

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The cost of Thanksgiving dinner has gone up over the years. It averaged $34.56 in 2002 and now is nearly $50. But depending on whe...