Source: FT Archive:

From the FT: Simple popups with summary economic statistics for each country. Not a very interesting or useful visualization (nothing visual; can’t easily compare countries)

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Interactive ranking of performance on several factors.

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From the FT: Major changes and crises in the history of finance since 1914.

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The FT has an annotated animation explaining currency carry trade and it’s effects on markets.

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An annotated timeline of landmarks in gold prices.

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The FT takes a graphic look at a number of currency trends (dollar/euro, carry trade, commodity currencies, the renminbi, and a trade weighted exchange index). [the links on the below images all go to the same interactive tool]

 

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Global banking statistics, through Q309.

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From the Financial Times. Click on pictures for roll over details. Filter with the controls on the bottom.

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Interactive tool for grasping what the G20 has said, and done, over the last three summits.
In depth G20 coverage from the FT is available here.

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Maps of operational reactors, those under construction, planned, and as a percent of total electricity:

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Looking better.

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I’ve been tempted to steal this design many times. it’s a nice way to present mostly qualitative information for a large number of countries – and people understand it intuitively.

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