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Friday Factoids March 7, 2014


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Friday Factoids March 7, 2014

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Friday Factoids March 7, 2014

  1. 1. … Pounds of Mardi Gras beads thrown from float in New Orleans on Fat Tuesday.
  2. 2. … of Internet users think the Web has been good for society Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2014
  3. 3. … the amount of foreign aid the EU has offered the cash-strapped Ukraine Source: CNN Money, 2014
  4. 4. … of U.S. financial districts that saw retail sales depressed due to winter storms in early 2014.
  5. 5. Source: Berkshire Hathaway, 2014 … the number of Bank of America shares Berkshire Hathaway can buy for $5 billion by the end of 2014.
  6. 6. … the amount business loans fell by in the U.K. during February 2014 .
  7. 7. … of those spending their tax refund will use it to pay down debt or bills.
  8. 8. Source: The Baby Center, 2014 … of Millennial moms make at least one purchase from their smartphone per week.
  9. 9. … the retail value of the “swag bags” given out to celebrities at the Academy Awards this year.
  10. 10. … what people will spend worldwide on Cadbury Cream Eggs between now and Easter.