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Why the media -- and people -- love lists

Sep 18, 2013
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes

Forbes names top female self-made billionaires

Mar 8, 2012
The youngest woman on the list, Sara Blakely, has a great background story.
Posted In: Forbes, female, Entrepreneur, Oprah Winfrey, Meg Whitman, Sara Blakely

Is American girl power waning?

Aug 25, 2011
Forbes magazine has dropped 20 Americans from its list of the world's 100 most powerful women. This sorry state of affairs sets The Marketplace...
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MID-DAY UPDATE: American families make 18% less after the financial crisis, radiation levels continue to rise in Japan

Mar 25, 2011
Here are some of today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. The economy, in the last quarter of 2010, grew ...
Posted In: Commerce Department, Economy, financial crisis, Forbes, Fukushima, gas, gas prices, GDP, Honda, Japan, mid-day update, Nissan, nuclear, nuclear energy, nuclear power, production, radiation, Rederal Reserve, Toyota

Fargo, Pittsburgh make "Best Retirement Places" list

Mar 25, 2011
When considering places to retire to, one usually thinks of warmer climates -- like Florida and Arizona. Not Nebraska and North Dakota. But ac...
Posted In: Forbes, Pittsburgh, Retirement, retirement savings

Indicator Bashing

Oct 22, 2010
State Line. (David Brancaccio, 2010)...
Posted In: business, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Forbes, maine, picture this

Forbes lists 15 wealthiest fictional characters

Apr 14, 2010
In case you ever wondered how the fortunes of Beverly Hillbilly Jed Clampett sized up to Batman's, Forbes has done the ground work with "The Forbes...
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