The World’s 10 Longest Metro Networks

The Second Avenue subway line opened as part of the New York subway system recently. Though the New York Subway network is vast, it is not the longest in the world. The following is a neat graphic showing the top 10 longest metro networks and also ridership figures: Click to enlarge Source: What’s the Nearest Subway Stop?, …

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US Minimum Wage Adjusted For Productivity

The minimum wage increased in 19 US states from the beginning of this year. For example, in California the minimum wage increased by 50 cents to $10.50 an hour. In the state of Massachusetts, it increased y $1 to $11 an hour. The chart below shows the rate increases by state: Click to enlarge Source: Minimum …

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What Type Of President Trump We Would Get?

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will take place on Friday, January 20, 2017. Because he is unlike any other President the country has had, there are lots of uncertainties regarding the policies that would be implemented by him. His administration may turn out to be one the most of …

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The US Welfare State In One Giant Chart

The US spends billions of dollars each year in welfare programs to poor people. Though it is the richest country in the world millions of Americans depend on the state for survival. According to the House Ways & Means Committee can astonishing $1 Trillion was spent on 80+ programs through various agencies and departments. The bureaucracy …

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The List of New York Stock Exchange Holidays for 2017

The New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) will be closed for the following holidays in 2017: Source: NYSE NYSE will observe a total of nine holidays in 2017. On two days the market will close early at 1 PM. These are on July 3rd – the day before Independence Day and Nov 24th – the day after Thanksgiving Day. …

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