Who’s the boss? In U.S. business, it’s mostly men
Fewer than 5% of Fortune 1000 companies have women CEOs, and only 10% of women nationally say they’re a boss or top manager. Women are consistently less likely than men to say they want to be a boss someday.
Regulators approve Volcker Rule, but public is split on financial regulation
About half of Americans think the government hasn’t gone far enough in regulating financial institutions following the 2007-08 financial crisis.
Americans split on value of surveillance programs
Four-in-ten Americans believe the government’s phone and internet surveillance programs have made the U.S. safer against terrorism.
Chart of the Week: How South Africa changed, and didn’t, over Mandela’s lifetime
South Africa experienced tremendous political change during Nelson Mandela’s lifetime, but whites remain on top of the country’s economy.
U.S. income inequality, on rise for decades, is now highest since 1928
5 facts about the minimum wage
China has more internet users than any other country
There are nearly 591 million internet users in China.
5 facts about turkeys
Americans are producing fewer but bigger turkeys, and as domestic consumption falls more of the birds are heading overseas.
Chart of the Week: A minute on the Internet
Thanksgiving drivers may pay less for gasoline than last year
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.