Articles tagged in income

01.12.10

The 10 Most Volatile Careers During A Recession

Stan Reybern

Recessions tend to be discussed mostly in broad, sweeping, generic terms. Either the recession is a blessing in disguise or, more frequently, an avoidable catastrophe from which you will never recover. In reality, recessions may have a huge impact, moderate impact, or virtually no impact on you depending on your skills, priorities and station in life.

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12.21.09

The World’s Most Profitable Companies

Stan Reybern

Where in the world are the most profitable companies and exactly how much money are they raking in? In 2008, the most profitable public company on the planet made enough profits to give every American citizen $146.81. Those same profits could have bought each child on the planet $45 worth of holiday gifts. However, that didn’t happen and for most of the top companies, profits in 2009 will not come anywhere close to that level.

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