Daily Briefing: July 5

The stat, the quote and the read you need to start your day right.

Stat

The Villages Daily Sun, a newspaper serving the residents of a retirement community in Florida (pop. 129,752), is the 23rd biggest paper in circulation in the United States. They have edged out major papers in cities such as Cleveland (metro pop. 3.6 million), St Louis (2.9 million), and Charlotte (metro pop. 2.8 million). However, according to The Press Gazette, print circulation decreased by another 12% during the year leading up to March 2022.

Quote

“I just want to go sit at the beach and do nothing.”

CEO of the huge asset manager, Jupiter Fund Management, Andrew Formica, explained to Bloomberg why he decided to leave his firm.  Reminder: This does not work for all bank accounts.

Read

Why is life expectancy in the US lower than in other rich countries? (Our World in Data)

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