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            Business and Finance

            Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
            Business and Finance Icon, NYSE Charging Bull
            The Charging Bull statue in New York's Financial District is a symbol of economic growth, as in a "bull economy."


            Stats and facts on U.S. business, the stock market, foreign trade and commerce

            Personal Finance

            Primer on investing and the stock market, tips on planning for retirement and saving for college, a finance glossary, and more


            History of the U.S. tax system and the IRS, stats on federal and state taxes, filing info


            Stats and facts about the U.S. economy, the federal budget, poverty, income, health insurance, and labor and employment

            Consumer Resources

            Info about guarantees and warranties, fraud, product safety, recalls, patents, trademarks, and a list of consumer agencies and organizations

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