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11.20.122:26 PM ET

The Number: 41

That's the percent increase in housing starts between October 2011 and October 2012. In this Thanksgiving installment of The Number, global business editor Dan Gross talks about what everyone should be thankful for: the American consumer.

That's the percent increase in housing starts between October 2011 and October 2012. In this Thanksgiving installment of The Number, global business editor Dan Gross talks about what he thinks everyone should be thankful for: the American consumer.

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