By The Numbers

The numbers for August 5, 2013: Crazy high prices

Ethan Lindsey Aug 5, 2013
$332,000

The price of the most expensive hamburger in the world, according to Dutch researchers who “made” the burger using meat grown from stem cells in petri dishes. (The Guardian)

1,224.74

The closing price of the FTSEurofirst 300, its highest close since May 30. European stock markets closed at their highest levels in two months today, despite concerns about U.S. job and economic growth. Strong profits from insurance companies helped fuel the investor optimism in the Old Country. (Insurance Journal)

$6,500

The expected price for ultra-luxury seats on cross-country flights with JetBlue Airlines. The carrier is unveiling lie-flat seats and a handful of “private suites” for high-end travelers on its most lucrative routes. (Bloomberg)

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