Comment on SEO Domain Name by Tsetsi.

SEO Tutorial - Domain Name OptimizationRecently i have been made aware that if your domain starts with a number, it is likely to rank your site differently (possibly higher) in directory-driver traffic. Do you think this holds true? Also, Chinese pay millions for numeric domains. Lastly, and most importantly my question is: does the search engine ignore the number if its placed in front of the keyword? Or, according to your logic, should I follow my digit with a hyphen in order to separate it from the keyword, for search engine purposes? Thank you in advance! I appreciate your insight into these important matters.