GapMinder - The world explained in graphs

Posted by Unknown on 19:24 in ,
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.

You can pay around with this graphs on the GapMinder website.

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The correlation between demographics and the S&P 500

Posted by Unknown on 15:55 in ,


The correlation between the S&P 500 and the number of people entering the prime savings age of 35 - 39 years shown in the chart is pretty interesting and, I would say, understandable. But the chart makes the stock market look a little bit like a ponzi scheme.
The good news is that U.S. demographic trends argue for a multi-decade bull run.

From: Business Insider

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