Numbers: Jul. 15, 2002

4.5 years How long it's been since the S&P 500 index last dived under 950

5 years The stretch of time since the NASDAQ composite index last dipped below 1360

$8,000 Settlement Ikea paid the government in May 2001 for importing $14,000 worth of rugs from a Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan, a violation of trade sanctions

$75,000 Settlement the Los Angeles Dodgers paid the government for giving two Cubans more than $100,000 and holding a baseball tryout camp in Cuba

40 million Number of people worldwide who are HIV positive, according to a new U.N. report

71% Sub-Saharan Africa's share of...

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