Physician's Money Digest, December 2005, Volume 12, Issue 16

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$150 million—Price to film the new remake of . (Advertising Age, 2005)

49%—Percentage of business owners who are passing increased fuel costs on to their customers. (BusinessWeek, 2005)

2.5 million—Number of Americans who could be classified as high-net-worth individuals in 2004. (World Health Report, 2005)

61%—Percentage of US adults who would like to start their own business. (Capital One Financial Corp, 2005)

400,000%—Percentage of sales growth over a 5-year period for Google. (Fast Company, 2005)

76%—Percentage of college undergraduates who have a credit card. (Allstate Foundation, 2005)

275 million—Number of Pringles potato chips consumed each day. (Procter & Gamble, 2005)

140%—Percentage increase in the median US home price since 1990. (National Association of Realtors, 2005)

70%—Percentage of primary shoppers who are women. (Procter & Gamble, 2005)

16%—Percentage of shoppers who don't spend any of their money during a mall visit. (US Department of Commerce, 2005)