By The Numbers

Donald Trump’s trolling

Marketplace Staff Aug 14, 2015

That’s how many Syriza lawmakers abstained or voted against the bailout deal approved on Friday by the Greek parliament. As Reuters writes, the surprising level of dissent could pave the way for a confidence vote that could lead to early elections. 


That’s how old Domonick Foy was when Hurricane Katrina put 8 feet of water into the house he and his mom, Karen, shared in New Orleans’ Hollygrove neighborhood. It also upended his seventh-grade year — so much so, that Foy ended up repeating a grade when schools reopened as charters. Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio spoke with Foy shortly after the shakeup. The two recently caught up to see how the changed landscape of the New Orleans education system affected Foy’s path in life.

35 percent

That’s the percentage of new hires last year that Apple says were women. They also reported that 24 percent of new hires in the U.S. were black or Hispanic. As the Associated Press reports, that’s double the previous number of new hires that were women, blacks and Hispanics, but it also just scratches the surface of diversifying the company’s overall workforce.

3,153 web addresses

That’s how many are registered by Donald Trump — a window into future business plans and preventative measures to avoid trolling. As Yahoo points out, among the registered URLs are:,, and

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