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27 Visualizations and Infographics to Understand the Financial Crisis

27 Visualizations and Infographics to Understand the Financial Crisis
I've said it before, and I'll say it again. If there's anything good that has come out of the financial crisis it's the slew of high-quality graphics to help us understand what's going on. Some visualizations attempt to explain it all while others focus on affected business. Others concentrate on how we, as citizens are affected. Some show those who are responsible. After you examine these 27 visualizations and infographics, no doubt you'll have a pretty good idea about what's going on. Visual Guides to the Financial Crisis Let's start things off with some comprehensive guides to the financial crisis. 2008 Financial Crisis by Carolyn Aler and Sam Conway A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis by Jess Bachman Jess from WallStats put this together for the Mint blog. The Global Finanical Crisis by Cypher 13 Where Did All the Money Go? From Feliciano Rahardjo Looks like the beginning of a comic book. A Closer Look at the Global Financial Crisis by Liam Johnstone The Global Money Mess by Karen Ong

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