Talking Points: February 10,2020

February 10,2020

In 2019, Apple sold more watches (30.7 million) than the entire Swiss watch industry (21.1 million). CNBC, February 6, 2020

On January 30th, Amazon’s stock rose 12% in a matter of minutes and that increase added $110 billion to the market value of the company. By comparison, UPS’s entire market cap is $93 billion. Bloomberg, January 30, 2020

Every female secretary of state in U.S. history- Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, and Hillary Clinton- was at one time a Girl Scout. Girlscouts.org

In December of 2019, the United States exported $17.1 billion in petroleum- the highest on record. Reuters, February 5, 2020

NFL football accounted for 47 of the 50 most-watched shows on TV last year. AXIOS, January 31, 2020

In 2020, 68.2 million Americans — or 26.77% of the adult population — plan to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for more than one romantic partner. Finder.com, February 5, 2020

“A great definition of love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” Ambrose Bierce

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