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Companies That Laid off the Most Employees in 2022

January 17, 2023 9:28 am
Some of the world’s largest companies announced massive layoffs this year, with hundreds of thousands of people losing their jobs. This wave of workforce cuts was particularly evident in the U.S. tech sector where software, consumer technologies and social media giants laid off a total of 154,336 employees. One of the notable reasons behind this […] Read more

How Cryptoqueen Ruja Ignatova may have changed her appearance since 2017

November 16, 2022 11:05 am
The so-called cryptoqueen Ruja Ignatova is without a doubt one of the most recognized financial scammers over the last few decades who has managed to defraud victims with over $4.2 billion through the Ponzi scheme OneCoin. Since the beginning of July 2022 she is the only woman on the US Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) […] Read more

The US states with the lowest house prices as per Q3 2022

November 10, 2022 12:36 pm
US house prices, on average, have been rising at a rapid pace, with growth being about 30% during the period 2020-2022 alone. Considering the inflation and recession fears already in place, the rising housing prices just add to the discontent of the US citizens. Yet, after the Federal Reserve began to raise the target range […] Read more

Map shows electoral systems & voter turnout around the world

November 8, 2022 3:40 pm
The word democracy (from the Greek “demos”, for “common people”, and “kratos”, for “rule” or “strength”) means “rule by the people” These days, rather than having direct control, we “rule” through elected representatives. While this sounds simple and straightforward, it is anything but – in fact, there are numerous electoral systems around the world, each […] Read more

Large variations in grocery prices across major US chains – up to 41% difference in some food categories

September 26, 2022 2:21 pm
Driven by falling fuel prices and the tightening policies, introduced recently by the Federal Reserve, inflation is finally slowing down in the U.S. However, grocery prices in the U.S. remain sky-high – data by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed food-at-home soared 13.5% in August, the largest annual increase since March 1979. Despite the […] Read more

The Presidents with the biggest impact on US national debt

September 13, 2022 9:49 am
National debt – truly a painful subject for US policy makers given that the nation’s total public debt outstanding has been increasing constantly since the time of the Great Depression of 1929-1932. But what is more, total debt has risen more substantially in the past 40 years of American history alone and that is the […] Read more

Facebook’s downfall: Only 32% of U.S. teens use it

September 8, 2022 12:01 pm
Internet use has increased massively in the past two decades and today, there are more active users than ever. Social media websites, in particular, have become extremely popular, with Facebook being the third most visited site in 2021. Despite the recent rise of Instagram businesses and influencers, Facebook remains the most popular marketing platform – […] Read more

Women in US executive roles earned 38% less than men in Q2 2022

August 23, 2022 12:47 pm
The gender pay gap in the United States has been an intensively discussed topic for several decades. TradingPedia‘s research team has decided to look into that matter more closely and present some actual data reflected through different employee characteristics, including occupation, age, education and type of employment. Women engaged in managerial roles in the United […] Read more

Walmart Grocery Prices Increased by 21.5% Between July 2019 and July 2022

August 16, 2022 11:51 am
Consumer price inflation in the US slowed to 8.7% in July 2022 from a 41-year high in June 2022 when the inflation rate accelerated to 9.1%, the highest rate since November 1981. According to The Federal Reserve’s economic projection published on June 15th, 2022, the personal consumption expenditures inflation rate is expected to come in […] Read more