Crude Oil Prices Plummet, Fed’s Big Moment Approaches, Surprising Job Sector Stats, Beer Demographics, and More

    U.S. crude oil prices fall almost $40/barrel, the lowest level since 2009.

    Where we get our oil:

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    The Fed’s interest rate hike decision is down to the wire.

    The U.S. Travel and Tourism sector supports more jobs than the automotive manufacturing, banking, and mining sectors combined.

    Visitors to U.S. and outbound Americans, by the numbers:

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    The second graph on this page breaks down the above graph by nation.

    States are competing for military retirees, including exempting military pensions from taxation.

    The geography of America’s beer preferences.

    The slow climb:

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    From Lab Rat Revenge, a series of maps that look at poverty – including the “newly poor” in America’s cities.

    A fascinating interactive graph showing emissions by state and sector.

    Interesting:

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