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    Almost 80 years after his death, this man remains one of the great figures of Wall ...
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    Learn about the progression of events and legislation that shaped and influenced ...
  3. How Monopoly Antitrust Laws Affect Consumers

    Monopolies often receive a negative reception, but sometimes they can benefit consumers. ...
  4. The Financial Factors Behind Population Decline

    Here's a look at American cities that have seen drastic population decline in the ...
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  6. It's Not Illegal If The Government Does It

    The government allows itself the leeway to do many things that would be illegal for ...
  1. The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    We'll look at ten entrepreneurs who not only succeeded, but built vast business empires. ...
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