Stats of the Day

October 31, 2019
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Happy Halloween

The average trick-or-treater hauls in between 3,500 and 7,000 calories worth of candy on Halloween night. Tt takes 44 hours of walking to burn that off!

Earning Quality

“NIPA profits have been flat for the last five years, while S&P 500 GAAP earnings hit records…earnings quality is among the lowest of the expansion and is consistent with late cycle behavior by management teams.” ~Via @NDR_Research

Extended Loans

The average car loan stretches for roughly 69 months, a record. Some last much longer. In the first half of the year, 1.5% of auto loans for new vehicles had terms of 85 months or longer, according to Experian. Five years ago, these eight- and nine-year loans were practically nonexistent.

What Slowdown

The worldwide travel and tourism sector is still going strong, outpacing the growth of global GDP in 2018 for the eighth year in a row, according to new research from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). According to the WTTC, last year travel and tourism grew 3.9 percent, above global GDP growth of 3.2 percent and contributing a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy.

Why WeWork Bubbled?

Co-working tenants occupy 54.2 million square feet nationally and more than 16.5 % of office demand since the beginning of 2017 can be attributed to co-working firms in 54 major U.S. markets, according to data firm CoStar Group Inc.


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