The Dow was perfectly unchanged on Tuesday, a rare occasion on Wall Street

The 30-stock average closed flat going out to at least six decimal places. The last time the Dow closed perfectly unchanged was April 24, 2014. It’s the third time the Dow has closed perfectly unchanged since 2000. The Dow flirted with a record high, rising as much as 79.37 points to trade about 4 points below its all-time high of 27,774.67. The S&P 500 has closed unchanged through two decimal places just 10 times since 1980.


The 30-stock average closed flat going out to at least six decimal places.
The last time the Dow closed perfectly unchanged was April 24, 2014.
It’s the third time the Dow has closed perfectly unchanged since 2000.
The Dow flirted with a record high, rising as much as 79.37 points to trade about 4 points below its all-time high of 27,774.67.
The S&P 500 has closed unchanged through two decimal places just 10 times since 1980.
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The Dow was perfectly unchanged on Tuesday, a rare occasion on Wall Street

You wouldn’t have known the stock market was open on Tuesday just by looking at the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

The 30-stock average closed flat going out to at least six decimal places. It’s rare for trading to be this futile. The last time the Dow closed perfectly unchanged was April 24, 2014. It’s the third time the Dow has closed perfectly unchanged since 2000.

The unchanged close came despite some action during the trading day. The Dow flirted with a record high, rising as much as 79.37 points to trade about 4 points below its all-time high of 27,774.67. President Donald Trump gave a big economic speech in New York but traders by the end of the day determined they had heard most of what he said on trade and the Federal Reserve before.

Closes like the Dow’s on Tuesday are also unusual for other indexes. The S&P 500 has closed unchanged through two decimal places just 10 times since 1980. The last time it ended a session so flat was Jan. 10, 2017.

—With reporting by CNBC’s Robert Hum, Gina Francolla and Chris Hayes.

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Here are 10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there:1. Tulsa, OklahomaThe offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program. The original plan was to bring between 20 and 25 people to Tulsa, and because of the overwhelming response, Tulsa Remote had to cap applications at 10,000. The initiative awards remote workers who apply up to $5,000 per year for two years for becoming a Vermont resident. This,


Here are 10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there:1.
Tulsa, OklahomaThe offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program.
The original plan was to bring between 20 and 25 people to Tulsa, and because of the overwhelming response, Tulsa Remote had to cap applications at 10,000.
The initiative awards remote workers who apply up to $5,000 per year for two years for becoming a Vermont resident.
This,
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10 scenic places around the world that will pay you to move or live there

As the cost of housing rises and the availability of housing declines, people who are saddled with debt are even more keen to find affordable places to live. Cities and states are catching on, and many lesser populated areas are offering incentive packages to attract residents, especially younger residents. Perks being offering include paying off portions of student loans or paying for year-long visas. Here are 10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there:

1. Maine

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The offer: The state has expanded its Educational Opportunity Tax Credit program, which is meant to encourage recent graduates from any state to move to Maine with an offer to pay some of their student loans. Residents will be able to deduct the total money paid in student loans from their income tax bill, up to a certain amount, depending on their degree. So, if you graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree from any university or college, you can deduct $377 per month, and if you graduated with an associate’s degree in 2017, you can deduct $68 per month. The reason: Maine is the among the least populated states in the country with 1.34 million residents. (For context, Indiana is roughly the same size as Maine and has a population of 6.7 million.) Maine’s population skews older, too: The median age is 44, about six years older than the median age of the U.S. overall, so the state wants to bring in more residents, and younger ones. The catch: You must have graduated from a college, community college, or university after 2016 to apply.

2. Tulsa, Oklahoma

The offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program. The city has partnered with a nonprofit, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, to offer remote workers a $10,000 stipend and $1,000 for housing for a year to move there. You’ll also get access to a desk at a coworking space in downtown Tulsa. More from grow:

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4 places—that aren’t Costco—where you can save money on essentials The reason: “We have a very active effort for [attracting] secondary offices, headquarters, and advanced manufacturing companies,” Michael Basch of the George Kaiser Family Foundation told City Lab. And, he added, Tulsa isn’t as strong as they’d like to be in “tech and data science — things that are important for 21st-century companies.” By offering the stipend, Tulsa Remote is hoping to attract workers who can build up those sector’s of the city’s economy. The catch: There are several eligibility requirements: You must be able to move to Tulsa in the next six months, over the age of 18, and able to work in the U.S. The original plan was to bring between 20 and 25 people to Tulsa, and because of the overwhelming response, Tulsa Remote had to cap applications at 10,000. Though 2019 applications have closed, they will be looking for more applicants for 2020.

3. North Platte, Nebraska

The offer: The city of North Platte created the WorkNP program, which will match a local company’s funds, up to $5,000, to bring in an employee. Funds can go toward “relocation expenses, down payments or deposits, equipment purchases, help with student loan repayment, specialized training certificates, and more,” according to the program website. The reason: To get more skilled workers and incentivize local businesses to recruit out-of-state talent. The catch: Companies must pay employees at least $20 per hour, be a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and workers must commit to living in North Platte for at least three years.

4. Vermont

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The offer: The Remote Workers Grant Program for 2020 funds people who are willing to relocate to Vermont. The initiative awards remote workers who apply up to $5,000 per year for two years for becoming a Vermont resident. The reason: The median age of a Vermont resident, 42, is also a bit older than the national median. And one-third of Vermont households have someone 65 or older in them, Joan Goldstein, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development, told CNN. This, paired with a dwindling workforce, inspired the creation of the Remote Workers Grant, which is intended to bring in young workers. The catch: You must be a full-time remote employee, as opposed to a part-time one, and work primarily from a home office or coworking space in Vermont. The state offers grants on a first-come, first-served basis and has a budget of $125,000 for 2019.

5. Newton, Iowa

The offer: Since 2014, Newton, Iowa has offered $10,000 cash to those who build or buy homes in Newton. You will also get a “welcome package” that is valued at more than $3,000. The reason: Newton was home to Maytag’s headquarters until 2007 when the plant shuttered and hundreds of people lost their jobs. Since then, the city has created more jobs than were lost, but there isn’t enough housing to accommodate workers. Between 2012 and 2014, no new homes were built in Newton, according to the Des Moines Register. By offering cash to buy or build a home, Newton is attempting to lure contractors and homebuyers to the city. The catch: This only applies to those who are building or buying homes that are worth $160,000 or more.

6. Hamilton, Ohio

The offer: The Talent Attraction Program Scholarship offers to pay up to $10,000 of your student loans over a 30-month period. Payments will be in installments of $300. The reason: To bring more young graduates to the area. The catch: To be eligible, you have to have graduated from college with a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, or math) degree. And if you cease employment before the end of the 30-month period you will stop receiving the payments. You also must demonstrate employment in the city of Hamilton and/or Butler County.

7. Alaska

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The offer: Alaska’s incentive program isn’t new, but that doesn’t make it less enticing. Called the Permanent Fund Dividend, Alaska deposits at least 25% of the money it makes from its gas, mine, and oil reserves into this fund every year. Then the amount is distributed among state residents, often working out to somewhere between $1,000 and $2,000 per person. The reason: The fund was created by Governor Jay Hammond in 1976, who wanted to ensure Alaskans would get a cut of the profits generated by their state’s natural resources. The catch: In 2018, permanent residents were given $1,606. To be eligible for a 2019 dividend, you must live in Alaska during 2018 and not have claimed residency anywhere since December 2017.

8. Niagara Falls, New York

The offer: Niagara Falls is offering to pay off up to $7,000 of your student loans over a two-year period. The reason: Primarily known for its tourism, the city is trying to attract permanent, and younger, residents. The catch: To qualify, you need to have received a two-year technical degree within the last two years or a bachelor’s degree within the last three years. You also must move to Downtown Niagara falls, which is walking distance to Niagara Falls State Park.

9. Antikythera, Greece

The offer: The Greek Orthodox Church is giving out thousands of dollars to people willing to migrate to this small Greek island. The program promises about $565 per month (500 euros) for the first three years after moving, which adds up to a little over $22,000. The reason: About 20 people live on the Antikythera island of Greece. The church is hoping that this incentive will increase the population and stimulate the economy. The catch: Preference will be given to Greek citizens, but anyone can apply.

10. Chile


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Here are the world’s 10 best places to vacation on a budget

The publication’s list of 10 “Best Value” destinations for 2020, part of its Best in Travel 2020 rankings, also includes more familiar places, such as Budapest, Athens and — perhaps surprisingly — American-as-apple-pie Buffalo, New York. (In addition to value destinations, the Best in Travel series also ranks the world’s top 10 cities, countries and regions.) “Don’t let the word ‘value’ mislead you,” regional tourism board Visit Buffalo Niagara cautioned in its blog. “While you can make your way


The publication’s list of 10 “Best Value” destinations for 2020, part of its Best in Travel 2020 rankings, also includes more familiar places, such as Budapest, Athens and — perhaps surprisingly — American-as-apple-pie Buffalo, New York.
(In addition to value destinations, the Best in Travel series also ranks the world’s top 10 cities, countries and regions.)
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East Nusa Tenggara? Madhya Pradesh? The average American vacationer might not have heard of these exotic, far-flung destinations — located in Indonesia and India, respectively — but iconic travel guide Lonely Planet says they’re among the best values for holidays around the world.

The publication’s list of 10 “Best Value” destinations for 2020, part of its Best in Travel 2020 rankings, also includes more familiar places, such as Budapest, Athens and — perhaps surprisingly — American-as-apple-pie Buffalo, New York. (In addition to value destinations, the Best in Travel series also ranks the world’s top 10 cities, countries and regions.)

Tourism authorities in Buffalo, a once-moribund Rust Belt city now undergoing a bit of a renaissance, were chuffed at making the list but cautioned against misreading the ranking. “Don’t let the word ‘value’ mislead you,” regional tourism board Visit Buffalo Niagara cautioned in its blog. “While you can make your way through the best of Buffalo for a fraction of the cost of some other places, you’ll be treated to world-class experiences.”

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Evan Godt, director of content operations at Lonely Planet, agreed. “The quality of an experience is not always attached to a price tag,” he said. “It’s definitely possible to enjoy a fantastic vacation experience while sticking to a budget.”

Where and how much Americans spend, especially when abroad, is no small concern for global destinations, however. According to a 2017 report from Get Going Travel Insurance using United Nations data, U.S. travelers are the second-largest international-travel cohort and spent $135 billion abroad that year, a 9% increase over 2016. Their favorite destinations are Mexico, Canada, the U.K., Dominican Republic and France.

However, for all that spending, most Americans are not willing to go into debt to facilitate travel. According to the 2019 U.S. Traveler Survey from travel website Vrbo and research firm Ipsos, only 15% of baby boomers, 27% of Gen Xers and 37% of millennials would take on debt to visit a dream destination (which for Americans in 2018 was Australia, Vrbo found).


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Here are 10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there:1. Tulsa, OklahomaThe offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program. By offering the stipend, Tulsa Remote is hoping to attract workers who can build up those sector’s of the city’s economy. The initiative awards remote workers who apply up to $5,000 per year for two years for becoming a Vermont resident. This, paired with a dwindling workforce,


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Tulsa, OklahomaThe offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program.
By offering the stipend, Tulsa Remote is hoping to attract workers who can build up those sector’s of the city’s economy.
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10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there

As the cost of housing rises and the availability of housing declines, people who are saddled with debt are even more keen to find affordable places to live. Cities and states are catching on, and many lesser populated areas are offering incentive packages to attract residents, especially younger residents. Perks being offering include paying off portions of student loans or paying for year-long visas. Here are 10 places around the world that will pay you to move or live there:

1. Maine

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The offer: The state has expanded its Educational Opportunity Tax Credit program, which is meant to encourage recent graduates from any state to move to Maine with an offer to pay some of their student loans. Residents will be able to deduct the total money paid in student loans from their income tax bill, up to a certain amount, depending on their degree. So, if you graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree from any university or college, you can deduct $377 per month, and if you graduated with an associate’s degree in 2017, you can deduct $68 per month. The reason: Maine is the among the least populated states in the country with 1.34 million residents. (For context, Indiana is roughly the same size as Maine and has a population of 6.7 million.) Maine’s population skews older, too: The median age is 44, about six years older than the median age of the U.S. overall, so the state wants to bring in more residents, and younger ones. The catch: You must have graduated from a college, community college, or university after 2016 to apply.

2. Tulsa, Oklahoma

The offer: If you work remotely but want a warmer climate than Vermont or Maine, consider applying to the Tulsa Remote program. The city has partnered with a nonprofit, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, to offer remote workers a $10,000 stipend and $1,000 for housing for a year to move there. You’ll also get access to a desk at a coworking space in downtown Tulsa. The reason: “We have a very active effort for [attracting] secondary offices, headquarters, and advanced manufacturing companies,” Michael Basch of the George Kaiser Family Foundation told City Lab. And, he added, Tulsa isn’t as strong as they’d like to be in “tech and data science — things that are important for 21st-century companies.” By offering the stipend, Tulsa Remote is hoping to attract workers who can build up those sector’s of the city’s economy. The catch: There are several eligibility requirements: You must be able to move to Tulsa in the next six months, over the age of 18, and able to work in the U.S. The original plan was to bring between 20 and 25 people to Tulsa, and because of the overwhelming response, Tulsa Remote had to cap applications at 10,000. Though 2019 applications have closed, they will be looking for more applicants for 2020.

3. North Platte, Nebraska

The offer: The city of North Platte created the WorkNP program, which will match a local company’s funds, up to $5,000, to bring in an employee. Funds can go toward “relocation expenses, down payments or deposits, equipment purchases, help with student loan repayment, specialized training certificates, and more,” according to the program website. The reason: To get more skilled workers and incentivize local businesses to recruit out-of-state talent. The catch: Companies must pay employees at least $20 per hour, be a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and workers must commit to living in North Platte for at least three years.

4. Vermont

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The offer: The Remote Workers Grant Program for 2020 funds people who are willing to relocate to Vermont. The initiative awards remote workers who apply up to $5,000 per year for two years for becoming a Vermont resident. The reason: The median age of a Vermont resident, 42, is also a bit older than the national median. And one-third of Vermont households have someone 65 or older in them, Joan Goldstein, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development, told CNN. This, paired with a dwindling workforce, inspired the creation of the Remote Workers Grant, which is intended to bring in young workers. The catch: You must be a full-time remote employee, as opposed to a part-time one, and work primarily from a home office or coworking space in Vermont. The state offers grants on a first-come, first-served basis and has a budget of $125,000 for 2019.

5. Newton, Iowa

The offer: Since 2014, Newton, Iowa has offered $10,000 cash to those who build or buy homes in Newton. You will also get a “welcome package” that is valued at more than $3,000. The reason: Newton was home to Maytag’s headquarters until 2007 when the plant shuttered and hundreds of people lost their jobs. Since then, the city has created more jobs than were lost, but there isn’t enough housing to accommodate workers. Between 2012 and 2014, no new homes were built in Newton, according to the Des Moines Register. By offering cash to buy or build a home, Newton is attempting to lure contractors and homebuyers to the city. The catch: This only applies to those who are building or buying homes that are worth $160,000 or more.

6. Hamilton, Ohio

The offer: The Talent Attraction Program Scholarship offers to pay up to $10,000 of your student loans over a 30-month period. Payments will be in installments of $300. The reason: To bring more young graduates to the area. The catch: To be eligible, you have to have graduated from college with a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, or math) degree. And if you cease employment before the end of the 30-month period you will stop receiving the payments. You also must demonstrate employment in the city of Hamilton and/or Butler County.

7. Alaska

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The offer: Alaska’s incentive program isn’t new, but that doesn’t make it less enticing. Called the Permanent Fund Dividend, Alaska deposits at least 25% of the money it makes from its gas, mine, and oil reserves into this fund every year. Then the amount is distributed among state residents, often working out to somewhere between $1,000 and $2,000 per person. The reason: The fund was created by Governor Jay Hammond in 1976, who wanted to ensure Alaskans would get a cut of the profits generated by their state’s natural resources. The catch: In 2018, permanent residents were given $1,606. To be eligible for a 2019 dividend, you must live in Alaska during 2018 and not have claimed residency anywhere since December 2017.

8. Niagara Falls, New York

The offer: Niagara Falls is offering to pay off up to $7,000 of your student loans over a two-year period. The reason: Primarily known for its tourism, the city is trying to attract permanent, and younger, residents. The catch: To qualify, you need to have received a two-year technical degree within the last two years or a bachelor’s degree within the last three years. You also must move to Downtown Niagara falls, which is walking distance to Niagara Falls State Park.

9. Antikythera, Greece

The offer: The Greek Orthodox Church is giving out thousands of dollars to people willing to migrate to this small Greek island. The program promises about $565 per month (500 euros) for the first three years after moving, which adds up to a little over $22,000. The reason: About 20 people live on the Antikythera island of Greece. The church is hoping that this incentive will increase the population and stimulate the economy. The catch: Preference will be given to Greek citizens, but anyone can apply.

10. Chile


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These are the top 10 cities where millennials can afford to buy a home

Millennials may have waited longer than previous generations to buy homes, but now they’re keeping real estate agents busy. In some metro areas, high costs keep millennials from buying, or there aren’t enough good jobs for prospective buyers to get approved for mortgages. They make up for it, however, with home prices that are 38% lower than the national median list price of $291,900, according to Zillow. And paychecks stretch a lot further in Wichita, where the median list price, $184,900, is 4


Millennials may have waited longer than previous generations to buy homes, but now they’re keeping real estate agents busy. In some metro areas, high costs keep millennials from buying, or there aren’t enough good jobs for prospective buyers to get approved for mortgages. They make up for it, however, with home prices that are 38% lower than the national median list price of $291,900, according to Zillow. And paychecks stretch a lot further in Wichita, where the median list price, $184,900, is 4
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These are the top 10 cities where millennials can afford to buy a home

Millennials may have waited longer than previous generations to buy homes, but now they’re keeping real estate agents busy. This generation that some experts warned could be destined to rent forever is actually America’s biggest group of homebuyers. But the situation is a lot more stable in some places than in others. In some metro areas, high costs keep millennials from buying, or there aren’t enough good jobs for prospective buyers to get approved for mortgages. Other areas offer the right mix of affordability and, usually, higher-than-normal salaries — and those places are generally where 20- and 30-somethings are becoming owners. Based on our analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Zillow on salary, home prices, and the share of homes owned by people aged 21 to 38, here’s our list of the top 10 metro areas where millennials can actually afford to buy homes. On average, millennials in these top 10 metros are 25% more likely to own a home than their peers across the country.

Metro areas where millennials can afford to buy homes

Des Moines, Iowa Grand Rapids, Michigan Wichita, Kansas Omaha, Nebraska Toledo, Ohio Dayton, Ohio Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Little Rock, Arkansas St. Louis, Missouri Syracuse, New York The places that topped our ranking on average have 3% lower earnings for folks age 25 to 44, a range that includes most millennials. They make up for it, however, with home prices that are 38% lower than the national median list price of $291,900, according to Zillow. That’s much better bang for the buck. More from Grow:

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They offer good employers and solid paychecks

The places that made our top 10 manage to strike a middle ground between good pay and reasonable home prices. Wichita, at No. 3, is home to the corporate headquarters of Koch Industries, the country’s second-largest private firm. And paychecks stretch a lot further in Wichita, where the median list price, $184,900, is 44% lower the nationwide median. In Des Moines, which ranks No. 1, as it does on our list of the top 10 cities where millennials are doing the best financially, the unemployment rate is just 2.1%. Millennial median household income in Des Moines is $78,200, or 17% higher than the nationwide figure, while housing prices are 20% lower.

Any buyer that comes in and starts looking at what it cost to rent vs. buy and weighing the options, they’ll see it’s better to own. John Blair regional sales manager at Commerce Bank in St. Louis

Millennials benefit from Midwestern affordability

In 2018, David Kranker decided he was tired of the big-city cost and hassle and wanted a change of scenery. The 25-year-old’s digital marketing employer in Chicago allowed him to work remotely, so he started researching where his dollars would go the furthest. He didn’t have to go far: In November he bought a home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which ranks No. 2 on our list. “For the same price as a little 600-square-foot box in Chicago, you get a full two-story home in Grand Rapids,” Kranker said. He snagged a home for just $180,000. “I have definitely felt the cost savings. My grocery bill went from $115 per week to $45 per week. And that’s more money you can put towards mortgage payments.” That helps explain why eight of the top 10 metros we ranked are located in more affordable Midwestern states.

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This map shows the US cities with the greatest income inequality

Unsurprisingly, the Fed finds that the most unequal places in the country are large urban areas, while the least unequal places are concentrated in the Rust Belt, which includes Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. , earned 8.7 times as much as those in the 10th percentile, the most unequal wage distribution on the list. , workers in the top 90th percentile earned seven times as much as those in the 10th percentile. Workers in the top 90th percentile in St. Louis earned 5.3 times as much as those in


Unsurprisingly, the Fed finds that the most unequal places in the country are large urban areas, while the least unequal places are concentrated in the Rust Belt, which includes Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. , earned 8.7 times as much as those in the 10th percentile, the most unequal wage distribution on the list. , workers in the top 90th percentile earned seven times as much as those in the 10th percentile. Workers in the top 90th percentile in St. Louis earned 5.3 times as much as those in
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Income inequality is greater on the coasts and in the South than it is in the Midwest, according to a new report from the New York Federal Reserve.

Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the report looks at the ratio of earnings for those in the 90th percentile of wage distribution compared to the 10th percentile in cities around the country. Unsurprisingly, the Fed finds that the most unequal places in the country are large urban areas, while the least unequal places are concentrated in the Rust Belt, which includes Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Here is where wages are most and least equal, according to the report:

Workers in the top 90th percentile in Bridgeport, Connecticut , earned 8.7 times as much as those in the 10th percentile, the most unequal wage distribution on the list.

, earned 8.7 times as much as those in the 10th percentile, the most unequal wage distribution on the list. In the New York metro area and San Francisco , workers in the top 90th percentile earned seven times as much as those in the 10th percentile.

, workers in the top 90th percentile earned seven times as much as those in the 10th percentile. On the other end of the spectrum, 90th percentile earners in Detroit earned 5.5 times as much as those in the 10th percentile.

earned 5.5 times as much as those in the 10th percentile. Workers in the top 90th percentile in St. Louis earned 5.3 times as much as those in the 10th percentile.

The wage inequality seen in major cities like Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. can be attributed to the “local effects” of technological change and globalization over the past few decades, according to the report, requiring a large number of highly-skilled workers.

As companies need more and more highly skilled and educated workers to keep up with global advancements, those workers are seeing large wage increases, while less-skilled workers see earnings stagnate. Highly-skilled workers, in turn, are flocking to these places, leading to the increased disparity in earnings. Southern cities in Texas, Alabama and Louisiana are also experiencing this growing inequality.

“In places like these, wages for skilled workers toward the top of the wage distribution have increased significantly relative to those at the middle and bottom, resulting in relatively high levels of wage inequality,” reads the report.

This map shows the ratio between what workers in the 90th income percentile and workers in the 10th percentile earn in cities across the U.S.:


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-10-09  Authors: alicia adamczyk
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The top 10 best places to retire

There’s no place like home. Unless, of course, you are retired. Lured by better weather, lower taxes or an improved quality of life, many older Americans consider relocating to stateS like Florida or the Carolinas. To that end, U.S. News & World Report determined the best places to retire based on criteria such as housing affordability, taxes, health care and overall happiness, using data from sources including the Tax Foundation, Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics.


There’s no place like home. Unless, of course, you are retired. Lured by better weather, lower taxes or an improved quality of life, many older Americans consider relocating to stateS like Florida or the Carolinas. To that end, U.S. News & World Report determined the best places to retire based on criteria such as housing affordability, taxes, health care and overall happiness, using data from sources including the Tax Foundation, Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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The top 10 best places to retire

There’s no place like home. Unless, of course, you are retired.

Lured by better weather, lower taxes or an improved quality of life, many older Americans consider relocating to stateS like Florida or the Carolinas.

To that end, U.S. News & World Report determined the best places to retire based on criteria such as housing affordability, taxes, health care and overall happiness, using data from sources including the Tax Foundation, Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-10-08  Authors: jessica dickler
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Tesla co-founder Marc Tarpenning joins Pierre Omidyar’s Spero Ventures

When Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard co-founded Tesla in 2003, they started an electric vehicle revolution that is still transforming the auto industry, and shifting energy consumption toward renewables. Now, Tarpenning has joined eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s venture firm, Spero Ventures, to back the next generation of start-ups focused on sustainability. Mobility, battery-tech and manufacturing remain obsessions for Tarpenning, given the years he spent making electric cars that would be as


When Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard co-founded Tesla in 2003, they started an electric vehicle revolution that is still transforming the auto industry, and shifting energy consumption toward renewables. Now, Tarpenning has joined eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s venture firm, Spero Ventures, to back the next generation of start-ups focused on sustainability. Mobility, battery-tech and manufacturing remain obsessions for Tarpenning, given the years he spent making electric cars that would be as
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Tesla co-founder Marc Tarpenning joins Pierre Omidyar's Spero Ventures

When Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard co-founded Tesla in 2003, they started an electric vehicle revolution that is still transforming the auto industry, and shifting energy consumption toward renewables.

Now, Tarpenning has joined eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s venture firm, Spero Ventures, to back the next generation of start-ups focused on sustainability.

Mobility, battery-tech and manufacturing remain obsessions for Tarpenning, given the years he spent making electric cars that would be as appealing as other top sports cars. But the investor and engineer is now looking to fund start-ups solving problems around food, water and land use with emerging technologies.

Tarpenning lights up discussing materials science that could make plastic obsolete, and deliver packaging with far fewer external impacts. He is from California’s Central Valley, and says the land around him makes him think constantly about finding smarter ways to use and source water.

The long-time inventor says he favors a vision of the future that is more like “Star Trek” than “Blade Runner.” But he hopes to see at least one thing that may seem counter-intuitive — denser cities.

“In California, most of the people live on 5 to 6% of the land, all around the coasts and in places you may expect,” Tarpenning said.

“Imagine if the places in between were much wilder, and a world where other living things on this planet have a much bigger say. I’d like to see cities with all the wonderful amenities, but wild landscape in between. So I look for things that drag us into that future. To do that, you have to rethink everything, like agriculture, how we feed ourselves, and of course, how we get around.”


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-10-03  Authors: lora kolodny
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I got over $100 worth of free stuff on my birthday—but these are the 5 places actually worth visiting

I was largely successful, too: I ended up with $111.18 worth of free food, products and beauty treatments from 17 places. If you’re planning on scoring your own free birthday deals, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead. Here are the five best places to score free stuff on your birthday, based on my own experience, from lowest to highest dollar value. To get the deal, I signed up for Moe’s Rockin Rewards program and downloaded the app. Godiva ChocolatierItems: Four chocolate barsValue:


I was largely successful, too: I ended up with $111.18 worth of free food, products and beauty treatments from 17 places. If you’re planning on scoring your own free birthday deals, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead. Here are the five best places to score free stuff on your birthday, based on my own experience, from lowest to highest dollar value. To get the deal, I signed up for Moe’s Rockin Rewards program and downloaded the app. Godiva ChocolatierItems: Four chocolate barsValue:
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Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-08-24  Authors: emmie martin
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I got over $100 worth of free stuff on my birthday—but these are the 5 places actually worth visiting

For my birthday last August, I spent the day traipsing around New York City, attempting to acquire as many freebies as I could. I was largely successful, too: I ended up with $111.18 worth of free food, products and beauty treatments from 17 places. However, not every stop proved worth my time, as some rewards were far more valuable than others. When my birthday came around again this year, I took a different approach and zeroed in on the restaurants and retailers that offered the best deals. If you’re planning on scoring your own free birthday deals, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead. Many places require a coupon or code that’s only available via email or through an app. Sign up for loyalty and rewards programs well before your birthday month in order to make sure you end up with deals in your inbox. Here are the five best places to score free stuff on your birthday, based on my own experience, from lowest to highest dollar value.

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Items: ‘Homewrecker’ burrito and chips

Value: $9

My rating: 5/5 stars I’d heard that Moe’s gives out free burritos for birthdays, and I was not disappointed. To get the deal, I signed up for Moe’s Rockin Rewards program and downloaded the app. My birthday perk appeared in the app, and all I had to do at the store was show the app to the cashier in lieu of payment. I also made sure to call ahead, as not every franchise participates in the deal. Between the burrito and accompanying chips, I got a complete and filling meal for free.

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Mario Badescu

Item: Rosewater facial spray

Value: $10

My rating: 3/5 stars As a benefit of signing up for its mailing list, skincare company Mario Badescu emailed me a promo code worth $10 on my birthday. Although my birthday was in August, it didn’t expire until well into September. I used the code right away to order a bottle of the facial spray with aloe, herbs and rosewater, which retails for $7. With shipping and tax, the total came to just over $13, so I still had to pay a few bucks, but overall it was a good deal.

Godiva Chocolatier

Items: Four chocolate bars

Value: $10

My rating: 5/5 stars For chocolate lovers like myself, Godiva’s rewards program is a must. For my birthday, the company emailed me a $10 voucher that could be used both in stores or online. I headed to a nearby location and picked up four of the classic bars, which retail for around $3 each, but are discounted when you buy four for $10.

Emmie Martin | CNBC

Sephora

Item: Bite Beauty sampler kit

Value: $21

My rating: 4/5 stars Sephora’s Beauty Insider program is popular for its annual birthday giveaways, which I’ve collected for several years now. When I stopped by in 2018, I got a sampler from Bite Beauty, which included a miniature lip crayon, miniature lipstick, lip balm and lip scrub. You can’t buy the sample sizes at Sephora, but the kit is currently available from Bite for $21 on Amazon, up from around $15 when I originally scored the freebie.

Benefit


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2019-08-24  Authors: emmie martin
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