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How to Buy and Mine Dogecoin
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The Richest Countries in Africa, Based on GDP
Pinpointing the Richest Country in the World Is Tricky Work
Store Shelves Still Empty? Blame the 'Bullwhip Effect'
If a Robot Takes a Job From a Human, Should It Pay Taxes, Too?
How the Gender Pay Gap Works
Pink Tax: 5 Things Women Are Forced to Pay More for Than Men
Why the U.S. Monthly Jobs Report Matters
Who Wins and Loses in a Trade War?
How NATO Works
Who Paid the Largest Criminal Fine in History and Why?
How to Legally Change Your Name
What Is SWIFT and How Is It Being Used to Sanction Russia?
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
The 10 Most Counterfeited Products in The World
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Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
What Causes Stock Market Trading to Halt?
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Many Americans donate to charities that help military veterans. Here's how to choose the organizations that provide the most help to those who need it.
Economists have historically used GDP per capita to determine the richest country in the world, but that's misleading when you consider the tax havens effect.
By Dave Roos
The largest criminal fines in history have been paid by corporations, not individuals. Which companies have paid the most dearly for their sins?
By Dylan Ris
Product shortages on everything from cars to computer chips have us all feeling a bit unbalanced. At the root of most is what economists call the "bullwhip effect." But what is it?
Sizzling temperatures across the globe aren't just bad for humans, they're bad for crops too. Harvests are smaller and that drives up food prices.
By Kate Yoder
Inflation in the U.S. was over 9 percent in June but many countries in Europe have even higher rates. What's causing the global spike?
Some of the biggest companies in the United States just announced stocks splits. What is a stock split and what does it signal to average investors?
By Dave Roos
Why does the dollar sign have a slash? Did a British pound originally weigh 1 pound? Find out the stories behind these and other currency symbols.
Disconnecting Russia from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), could cripple its ability to trade with most of the world. Here's how SWIFT works.
High food and gas prices blowing your mind? Issues with the supply chain are causing prices to rise on everything from gas to groceries as inflation soars.
By Craig Austin
One of the vital statistics of a company or an individual is called the debt-to-equity ratio. But the key is knowing how to interpret this important metric in relation to future needs and investment plans.
By Dave Roos
It's not just people on the top. Even janitors and home health aides are often asked to sign noncompete agreements. Why's that? And will a company really sue you if you break one?
By Dave Roos
Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are a way to turn digital art into an asset that can be stored in a blockchain ledger. They could revolutionize the art business. Still confused? Enter the brave new world of NFTs.
Most U.S. currency contains a serial number that ends with a letter, but some end or begin with a star instead. What does the letter stand for? What is the significance of the star?