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Every number is the story of what's counted, and what's not
In this book excerpt, Deborah Stone examines the way we calculate unemployment numbers.
Stan Lee's Marvel-ous legacy
Let's do the numbers on Stanley Lieber's seven decades in comics.
Let's do the numbers: St. Patrick's Day edition
From closed bars to Pedialyte, here are a few things you might not have known about the holiday.
How Katrina changed the face of New Orleans
We do the numbers on demographics.
Good retail sales don't necessarily mean all's well
Retail sales numbers look good, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
What to look for in the jobs report, in four charts
As the unemployment rate falls, are more people coming back into the labor force?
American TP is getting more luxurious
Here are the stories we're reading and numbers we're watching Monday.
The meaning behind your favorite number
Rogerson's Book of Numbers explores the cultural meaning of every-day numbers.
Taking the retail sales number too seriously
Retail sales for April were disappointing, but month-to-month data is problematic.