Numbers: May 19, 2003

15% New estimate of SARS death rate for people 45 to 64, almost double the previous estimate

50% Death rate from SARS, according to the new estimate, for people 65 and older

$10 million Amount paid by the New York Stock Exchange in 2002 to its chairman, Richard Grasso

$1.4 million Amount paid in 2002 to Hardwick Simmons, chairman and CEO of the NASDAQ exchange

$166,700 Salary in 2002 of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan

210 million Number of boxes of Girl Scout cookies sold each year

25% Percentage of cookies sold that are Thin Mints, the most popular of...

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