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Only 17 US cities are left in the running for Amazon's HQ2 - here are the ones in most dire need of Amazon's 50,000 jobs

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Amazon is expanding from Seattle and has narrowed the list of places it is considering for its second headquarters to 20 places .
Amazon's HQ2 is likely to have a great economic impact on the chosen city, potentially lowering unemployment and increasing average wages.
Business Insider compiled economic data for the 17 American cities on the Amazon HQ2 shortlist.
Amazon revealed the 20 locations on the shortlist for the tech giant's second headquarters - known as HQ2 - on Thursday.
The first headquarters has served as a huge driver of Seattle's economic growth since it set...
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These are all of the cities Amazon could choose for its $5 billion headquarters, ranked by the experts

These are all of the cities Amazon could choose for its $5 billion headquarters, ranked by the experts

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Amazon has announced a list of the 20 cities it's considering for its second headquarters.
Amazon has promised a $5 billion investment and up to 50,000 high-paying jobs in the city it ultimately chooses.
We combined seven different rankings to come up with a list of the cities that could be most likely to land Amazon's HQ2 .
Amazon announced its shortlist of the North American cities that are still in the running for its second headquarters on Thursday. Though 238 states, cities, and regions submitted bids, only 20 metros made the final cut.
The company has promised a $5 billion...
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