In a job market where many adults are happy just to have a job, nearly one-fourth of teens looking for work can't find it. In these states, the numbers are even worse.
Despite great strides in some areas, one-fourth of Americans still live in places where air pollution carries health risks. And most of the worst problems are found in California.
Does this aging technology company have anything to offer to shareholders?
A recent survey shows more smartphone users interested in the new offering.
Investors can still find some compelling valuations among large-cap drug companies even as major stock indices hit new highs.
Oppenheimer is bullish on semiconductor and other companies benefitting from strong demand for smartphones and tablets.
Nationally, women earn just 78.8% of what men earn in comparable positions. That gap narrows and widens by location -- and a narrow gap doesn't always mean higher pay.
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