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wearable computing market: $800M in 2012, $1.5B in 2014

Wednesday, October 31, 2012


philly fed september 2012 state leading indexes: 6-month forecast

Tuesday, October 30, 2012


Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) projections: unemployment, inflation & GDP (2012 - 2015)




Medicaid spending & enrollment: 1998 - 2013


distribution of health insurance in California

Monday, October 29, 2012



reasons for reading and the different types of devices used

Tuesday, October 23, 2012




mobile app loyalty by category qudrant


personal computing device sales by operating system


u.s. average earnings, ages 25-64 (1970-2012)

Monday, October 22, 2012


2011 global weath lost: $12.3 trillion (europe accounted for 89%)

Saturday, October 20, 2012


Venture capitalists invested $6.5B in 890 deals in Q3 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012


twitter & cdc: disease spread and change over time

Thursday, October 18, 2012


worldwide fuel efficiency standards on cars (2000-2025)


u.s. imports outpace exports, trade deficit high (1995-2011)


health insurance premiums (1999-2012)


distribution of zero-day exploited for 10 months on average before fix


U.S. consumers see first ever decline 'using the internet,' but a changing notion of 'being online'


consumer holiday spending (2004-2012)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012


cancer survival times for patients with private insurance, Medicaid, and no insurance

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


exponential growth of big data


value of treatment inversely proportional to volume of medical procedures

Monday, October 15, 2012


contributions toward U.S. health care spending growth


real gdp per capita (1300-2100)


unclear if health information technology (HIT) is cost-effective (2002-2016)

Friday, October 12, 2012


population vs. employment (2012-2025) & GDP (2003-2025)

Thursday, October 11, 2012


global growth in GDP per person (1990-2011)


average Medicaid spending per person

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


job openings and the gradually improving labor market (2001-2013)


federal public debt as % of GDP (1965 - 2012)

Friday, October 5, 2012


MetroPCS plus T-Mobile equals a carrier that may be very strong


housing could add 1.5% to GDP over next 12 months


payrolls of different industry sectors (2009- 2012)


80% of people in the U.S. live within 20 miles of a Starbucks

Thursday, October 4, 2012


forecasting the unemployment rate (January 2011 - July 2013)


digital music sales (2004 - 2012)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012


ethnicity of U.S. population: 2010 vs. 2050

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


medical utilization (2001 - 2010) vs. health care expenditures (1984 - 2010)

Monday, October 1, 2012




low opinion of the U.S. healthcare system


the 4 A’s: awareness, activation, addiction, and amplification


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