Numbers in the News



The amount by which the US dollar could further decline by the end of 2008, after hitting a 25-year low of $2 to the British pound.

Source: Bloomberg


The number of service operation employees to be laid off at global computing giant IBM.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

9.3 million

The number of millionaire households in the US—32 percent of whom choose to invest their money themselves via the Internet.

Source: TNS


The number of traders around the world who use interdealer broker Icap's

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