Iron ore has taken a beating this year, with prices
correcting over 30 percent from their year-to-date high of $135 a
ton in January. Surprisingly, some analysts see this as the perfect
In its annual “Cost of Raising a Child” report, the U.S.
Department of Agriculture showed that an average middle-income
family in the United States can expect to spend about $245,000 over
18 years to raise a child born in 2013.