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Fortune’s 2017 Global 500

Listed by revenue, these companies are scattered throughout the world in various sectors(industries). Included are company profiles. graphs, financials, and featured articles. In addition there is a map section as well as a feature showing the shifts in rankings of individual companies over the past two decades.

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2017 Best High Schools in New Jersey and Elsewhere

The 2017 high school survey from US News & World Report has just been issued; you’ll find Jersey City’s results here. More than 28,000 high schools were examined for this annual iteration.

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NJCU’s Accounting Program Ranked #5 in the State

According to the NJBIZ 2017 Book of Lists, NJCU’s accounting program moved up the rankings, from #7 last year to #5 this year.(35)

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Where Is President Trump on the 2017 Forbes Billionaire List?

Yes, he is on it, but his ranking has tumbled as a result of the downturn in Manhattan real estate, a sector in which he is heavily invested. While his worth has increased from last year by $25 million, his overall raking has dropped more than two hundred spots. The full list is available and is sortable by any number of variables.

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A List of Congresspersons Who Are Not Attending the Inauguration

This list is of those who have publicly announced they are not attending this event. There might be more not going  who have not released a statement.

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Most Expensive Zip Codes

This feature from Forbes lists the top 500 most expensive zip codes in the country. Believe it or not, a Florida zip code tops the list, but fear not, New York is well represented at the top of this list; New Jersey claims #18 with Alpine. Information such as average prices for a domicile, how long properties remain on the market, and how many properties are for sale add to the utility of this entry.

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What Is/Are the 2016 Word(s) of the Year?

It depends on whom you consult: for Oxford Dictionaries it is “post-truth“; Merriam-Webster chose surreal; dictionary.com selected xenophobia; and the American Heritage Dictionary, while not choosing a “word of the year” features hundreds of new words, senses, and revised usages. All the sites include extensive background information on the works and terms, and provide short-lists of candidate word as well. (N.B., the first three words of the year profiled in this entry all were given additional emphasis due to the presidential election.)

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