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    Learn about the progression of events and legislation that shaped and influenced ...
  2. J.D. Rockefeller: From Oil Baron To Billionaire

    More than 70 years after his death, this man remains one of the great figures of ...
  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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    The Countrywide acquisition has haunted Bank of America for years. We look at whether ...
  6. The Top Position Holders In The DJIA

    Find out who the major players are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and who has ...
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