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Valentine’s Day: By the Numbers

Stan Reybern

Billions are spent annually on flowers, candy, jewelry, balloons and cards for Valentine’s Day, making it one of the sweetest days of the year for many retailers.

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Fortune’s Top 100 Fastest Growing American Companies

Jonathan Rivers

We’ve taken Fortune’s “Americas’ Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies” list, analyzed it and broke it down by region, state, and notoriety of each company.

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The Global Problem of National Debt

Stan Reybern

Here we take a look at how the US stacks up against many other countries in a variety of different debt-related categories, as well as how the debt was accumulated.

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The 12 Most Notorious Tax Evaders of All-Time

Stan Reybern

Everyone is familiar with the saying “there are only two guarantees in life: death and taxes.” However, not all of us accept the latter as a given. As long as there have been taxes, there have been devious, far-fetched, and occasionally brilliant maneuvers to evade paying those taxes.

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The Highest Global Inflation Rates

Stan Reybern

While those of us in the U.S. may complain about increasing costs, many countries in the world have a much higher rate of inflation. While the U.S., Canada, the UK and Spain have inflation rates below 3%, Zimbabwe has the most shocking inflation rate in the world at 12,563%.

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CES 2010: The Age of Tablet PC

Erik Chang

Move over netbooks, it’s the age of tablets — at least, according to what’s heavily seen on the show floor of the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.

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The Great Collapse of the American Financial System

Stan Reybern

Bailout has become the dirty financial word of the millennium. Hundreds of banks received a helping hand from the government, though many still failed and still more are teetering on the brink of failure. Here’s a breakdown of the nearly $11 trillion in bailouts. Have a look at where all that money went.

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