Numbers: Apr. 19, 1999

$28.01 Minimum wage received every month by Nike workers in Indonesia before their pay raise last week

$1.68 Amount of pay increase

$139.99 Recommended retail price for a pair of Nike Air Max sneakers

1,351 Number of U.S. residents who earn more than $200,000 a year and avoid paying any tax, thanks to tax-exempt interest

$439.5 million Amount of tax-exempt income that represents

63 Number of new, 600-student elementary schools that could be built for that amount

9.7% Increase in the price of the average Major League Baseball ticket since last season, to $14.91

23.5% Average ticket-price rise for New York...

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