Morning Minutes for Dec. 7

Word of the Day

optimistic op-tuh-mis-tik(adjective) disposed to take a favorable view of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome; reflecting a favorable view of events and conditions and the expectation of a positive outcome; demonstrating optimism: an optimistic plan; of or pertaining to optimism. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Sig Fig

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View your investment accounts in plain and simple English. Colorful charts and graphs make sense of the market’s ups and downs.

Number to Know

7: The U.S. Constitution consists of seven original articles pertaining to the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government; states’ powers; the amendment process; the Constitution being the supreme law of the land and ratification.

This Day in History

Dec. 7, 1787: Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Terrell Owens (40)

Daily Quote

"It doesn’t matter what people say about me; I weather the storm." — Terrell Owens