Some really great financial analysis tools here.
Treemaps (for S&P, world, filter by sector, period, drill down as far as you want)
Same info as bubbles, with roll over graphs:
Bar, Spectrum, and other performance charts by industry, country, or capitalization:
Tables of insider trading:
And a crazy filter system for stock tables:
The Economic Policy Institute has a collection of interactive charts covering employment, GDP, and capacity utilization. There are also filters to facilitate quick comparisons across recession periods.
The Washington Post’s new “Post Politics” online section has an excellent map of elections (Senate, House, and Governor), all updated regularly. Click around for a while – there are a large number of filters, drill downs, and highlights to play with.
Central bank rates from 2004-present (updated 4/20). See how countries are exiting from their stimulus policies.
Updated November 24th. The best part is the lower chart showing the latest data for each of the 11 “leading indicators”.
Updated November 2nd. The map displays unemployment, foreclosures, bankruptcy, or a composite “stress index”, by county. In the upper right you can change the period the %-change is calculated for. To look at data over time, click on the “Oct.2007 to present” option and a historical slider will appear at the bottomDouble click on a region to zoom in; click & hold to move around.
Timeline of recession and recovery (the Adversity Index) from Moodys/MSNBC (1995-2009). You can drill down to individual metro areas by clicking on a state. The Adversity Index page has a number of related articles.
There’s also a map of “recession resistant areas” (has had no more than 9 months of recession over the past 15 years).
An addictive collection of beautiful charts, graphs, maps, and interactive data visualization toys -- on topics from around the world.