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Six Cities Where Rents Are Skyrocketing

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: Yesterday, online real estate site Trulia released rental data for the 100 largest housing markets in the country. The report showed t...

Nine Countries Where Everyone Has A Job

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: Earlier this month, polling agency Gallup released its 2011 global unemployment statistics for 148 countries. Of the nations Gallup sur...

The Most Popular Plastic Surgeries In America

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The total number of cosmetic procedures performed in the United States by plastic surgeons has nearly doubled since 2000. Surg...

The Ten Most (And Least) Affordable Cities To Buy A Home

24/7 Wall St. | MICHAEL B. SAUTER | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business

After years of weak housing markets, home sellers are hopeful that this spring’s home-buying season will finally lift prices. In positive news, Real...

The 10 States Taxing The Poor Most

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: In an effort to help families work their way out of poverty, most of the United States do not tax the incomes of working-poor families....

America's Dying Industries

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Some industries just may not have what it takes to survive today's changing economic climate. Technological advances, offshore manufacturing and s...

The 10 Most Fraudulent States

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: When times are hard, fraud often gets worse. Americans are under great financial pressure, and there is no shortage of criminals w...

These Are The Greenest Banks In The World

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

What does it take to be one of the greenest banks in the world? A $344 million investment in solar panels for veterans' homes and a $1.4 billion lo...

10 Countries Spending The Most On Health Care

Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: This week, the Supreme Court considered President Obama’s health care reform law. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act expa...

These Are The States Where Americans Sleep The Worst

24/7 Wall St. | CHARLES B. STOCKDALE | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business

Americans in general do not sleep well. But those who sleep the worst live in the South, according to a new study by the Journal of Clinical Sleep Med...

Highest-Paid Sports Stars Of All Time

24/7 Wall St. | Baxter B. Allen, Ashley C. Allen, Michael B. Sauter | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: On March 8th, Peyton Manning is set to make $28 million from the Indianapolis Colts, the highest amount ever paid to an NFL athlet...

The States Where Companies Are Hiring

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Michael B. Sauter | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Companies across the country are hiring more workers, at least if you ask their employees. In 2011, 31 percent of U.S. workers rep...

The U.S. Has Lost These Industries To China

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Americans are used to the U.S. being the leader, or a top-ranked nation, in many areas. But in a number of industries and business...

States With The Highest And Lowest Credit Card Debt

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Americans cut down their credit card debt by 11 percent last year, compared to 2010, according to a new report by Credit Karma. 24...

The Worst Holidays Since The Great Depression

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter and Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Retail sales this holiday season are expected to rise 3.8 percent to a record of $469.1 billion, according to the National Retail ...

Best And Worst Run Companies In America

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Many American companies have done incredibly well this year. A number posted extraordinary financial results in 2011. Others have ...

Seven Pro Sports Teams Near Collapse

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have recently agreed to sell the team, following a bankruptcy filing in June of this year. T...

America's 8 Most Overpaid CEOs

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St: It's that time of year again, when proxies are released and many business publications run lists of the highest paid CEOs at Americ...

Where The Super-Rich Live

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

Super-rich and looking for a place to call home? Luckily there's a short-list of possible locations. The homes of Ultra High Net Worth (UHNWs) ind...

8 States With The Highest Minimum Wages

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The highest rate in almost 30 years, nearly one and six Americans lived in poverty last year, according to recently released data ...

Companies Where Employees Are Losing Hope

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Some companies become so badly damaged because of changes in the competitive markets or due to poor management decisions that thei...

Apple And America's Other Most Valuable Companies

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. From 24/7 Wall St.: Apple became the most valuable company in America yesterday when its market cap passed Exxon Mob...

States That Spend The Most (And Least) On Healthcare For The Poor

24/7 Wall St. | Michael Sauter, Douglas A. McIntyre and Charles Stockdale | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

The federal and state governments spend approximately $5,296 a year on medical treatment for each poor and disabled person on Medicaid. Over 58 millio...

American Companies Burned Worst By The Media

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: One school of thought about negative publicity is that its impact dissipates over time. It is hard to disprove that theory, especi...

10 States Where Teachers Are Paid The Worst: 24/7 Wall St.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

24/7 Wall St wrote: Lost in the debate about collective bargaining rights and the related issues of pay, pensions, and health care coverage is the dia...