Economy

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What would happen if you had invested $1,000 in some of America’s most iconic companies right before the start of the financial crisis? Today’s chart looks at how you would have fared. Using big names like Starbucks, Walmart, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, and Coca-Cola we look at stock performance since 2007. [via]

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At the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. We all remember this historic quote from the “Tryst with Destiny” speech by Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of India’s Independence in August 1947. But who would have believed that after 69 years there will be another roar from our current…

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It’s hard to imagine being in debt by millions of dollars, let alone trillions. Unfortunately, the U.S. has a national debt of $17 trillion. Accounting-degree.org has created an infographic entitled “Paying Their Dues: How the U.S. National Debt Affects You”, breaking this debt down into lay-mans terms.

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Unfortunately, poverty has become an epidemic in our society. In fact, over 46 million people face the harsh reality of poverty every day. This can have a far-reaching affect not only in their communities, but their personal well-being, as well. bestpsychologydegrees.org has created an infographic entitled “Broke and Broken? The Psychological Effects of Poverty”, detailing…

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Discretionary income is the amount of money left over after taxes are taken out, bills are paid, and basic needs are covered. Thanks to a recent study we learn how much extra cash Americans have on hand and what they’re doing with it. Check out this infographic created by Columnfivemedia with Mint to see how a select…

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