Monthly Archives: October 2011
Via Scoop.it – #GreekCrisis
The visualization to the left shows a collection of featured histories. You can search to find additional histories. Each history is represented as a light blue timeline, with the collection of histories arranged in a circle. The dark blue circles on the history timelines represent individual events. In search results, yellow circles represent events that matched your query. The earliest events are closest to the center of the circle, and the most recent events are around the circle’s perimeter. You can zoom in on a particular time range of interest by using the time slider beneath the visualization.
Via Scoop.it – Teaching Economics
“What is a Stock? from Mint.com explains what stock ownership is. It’s informative to the readers (a little text heavy), and doesn’t come across like an ad. To make investment choices that ultimately pay off, you need to start by knowing the fundamentals. It’s a step many investor wannabes skip, since… well, studying the basic terms and trends is not exactly entertaining. We thought one way of helping you get a jumpstart on your basic investing terminology is a series of infographics that explain, visually, basic concepts. First up: what is a stock?”