Wednesday, July 16, 2014

"Ignorance is a curable disease.  Stupidity is terminal." ~ Dave Warner

U.S. Smoking Statistics

* 50 years ago 40% of the population smoked cigarettes - Today that number has plunged below 20%.

* Only 6% of college graduates (bachelors degree and higher) smoke, compared to 23% of those with high school education.

* Only 11% of Asians smoke, compared to 26% of smokers of mixed race.

* Of black smokers, 80% smoke menthol.

* Smokers by gender: 20% men 15% women
Foreign purchases of U.S. real estate jumped 35% last year, with Chinese spending $22 billion in housing at an average of $523,148 per home.

Total foreign purchases last year totaled $92.2 billion..

Source WSJ

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Only 47.7% of adults in the U.S. are working full-time..

Source WSJ