How much the Dow Jones Industrial Averages has fallen since its October, 2007 high water mark:
Presidents Bush’s approval rating:
Saturday Night Live’s increased viewership on Oct. 4 over the previous week, owed to Tina Fey’s dead-on impression of Gov. Sarah Palin:
Decrease in viewership of first playoff game between Chicago White Sox and Tampa Bay Rays over similar game in 2007:
Number of TV viewers who watched the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain:
Number of viewers who watched the vice presidential debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden:
Number of viewers who watched the 1980 presidential debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan:
2007 bonus for Richard Fuld, the fallen chief of Lehman Brothers:
2006 salary for homerun king Barry Bonds who is under federal indictment:
Fuld’s pay on a per hour basis:
$17,000 and change.
Median income of working women living in Mount Vernon, N.Y.