Monday, August 4, 2008

Capitalism at the Beijing Olympics

Ticket prices for various events at the Beijing Olympics tell an interesting story of what events are most popular. The opening and closing ceremonies command the highest maximum listed ticket prices at $729 and $438, respectively.

The top individual sports include basketball, swimming, and table tennis ($146, $117, and $117). Bargain hunters can catch the rowing for only $12 and shooting for $7.

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