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The numbers for May 31, 2013: More like 80/20

Katie Long May 31, 2013
12.2%

The unemployment rate for the 17 countries that use the euro. It’s a new record high for the region. (Marketplace)

17,000

The number of summer internship applications at Goldman Sachs. Despite a rocky few years for Wall Street and Goldman’s reputation, a lot of youngsters — and their parents — still want in. (The Guardian)

80%

The chances of a penny landing tails up after you spin it. It’s heavy on the Lincoln head side, turns out. (Smithsonian Magazine)

5

As in MI-5. HSBC bank is bringing the former head of Britain’s domestic spy agency on board. And speaking of spy chiefs, you heard that former CIA head David Petraeas just got a nice spot with KKR, the big private equity firm. (Financial Times)

1,000+

The number of nutrition labels found on Google. (TechCrunch)

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