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Percent of IT hiring decision-makers who need business intelligence and data analytics people in 2017 (Source: Robert Half Technology)

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Percentage increase in compensation for CFP® professionals over other financial advisers. (Source: Aite Group Research Report, CFPBoard.org)

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Percentage that the top 50 certifications are requested in job postings. (Source: Study by Burning Glass Technologies, 2017)

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Percentage of middle-skill jobs requiring strong digital and computer skills (Source: Capital One Financial Corp. and Burning Glass Technologies)

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    on June 25, 2019 at 11:08 am

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    on June 25, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday, weighed down by concerns over declining crude demand and a Saudi pledge to offset any shortfall from countries hit by sanctions, as the market shrugged off risks to supply linked to tensions around Iran. […]

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    on June 25, 2019 at 9:41 am

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