Updated regularly Archive:

For major cities/states, based on employment, housing, and industrial production. Click on the slider to see monthly data back to 1994, click on a state to see cities on the right. (From MSNBC & Moody’s)

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A tree map of more than 500 stocks, updated every 15 minutes. Click on the roll-over popups to bring up a pretty detailed drill down menu.

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Interactive tables and charts showing different kinds of IB operations over time (from the FT).

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A very powerful interactive analytical presentation/tool.
From Russell Investments (via Ritholtz)

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The Wall Street Journal provides an "interpretation" of most FED press releases, comparing them to previous statements.

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A funky look at layoffs that can be sorted in a number of different ways (industry, company, date, etc)

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This is a slightly complicated interactive way of viewing 5 different indicators across different recessions periods. It takes a minute to figure out how to work it, but it’s nifty once you do.

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Ok, someone obviously spent a lot of time designing this one, and it is very cool.
You select a sector (~30 are available) and the bubble chart shows how companies performed versus the short and long-term S&P 500. The bubble size shows market cap. You can easily change change the timeframe of the comparison (day, week, month, quarter, year) and scales, and drill down through company data.

example:

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explanation:

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An interactive chart showing the case-schiller index for 20 cities vs average.

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Interactive Map of 2010-2012 job forecast by sector.
Source: Moody’s via USA today.

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Doesn’t bode well for the next trough.

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Interactive chart (roll over mouse to see individual company layoff data)

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From FT: An interactive map that shows the relative performance of a currency against other major currencies for a range of time periods (today, 5day,. up to 1 year)

[Note: There is no direct link to the map (silly java), you have to click on the “Currency Macromap Launch now” window on this page]

A similar heatmap (with more currency coverage) is available at Oanda.com

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