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By The Numbers

The numbers for July 10, 2013: History by numbers

Katie Long Jul 10, 2013
100

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to talk about the Fed’s first 100 years at a conference in Massachusetts this afternoon. It could be an opportunity to elaborate on the thinking behind the Fed’s June meeting on interest rates. The Fed will release the minutes of that meeting later today. (Forbes)

11-17

As in Apollo moon missions 11 through 17. House Democrats proposed legislation this week to establish a national park on the moon. The park will include artifacts left on the lunar surface from the Apollo missions. (National Journal)

850,000

It’s been five years since Apple’s App store opened with just about 500 apps. Today the store offers over 850,000. (Marketplace)

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