Posts Tagged ‘financial’

Tracking Fed Loans to Banks

by Randall Handon August 25, 2011
Bloomberg has a great interactive visualization on their site cataloging the over $1.2Trillion in public money that the U.S. Federal Reserve gave to various banks and companies during the financial crisis.  Digging through 29,000 pages of secret documents and spreadsheets, they found 21,000 loans and compiled this fantastic database.  The graphs show not only the […]

Avid posts $11 million second quarter net loss

by Randall Handon July 25, 2011
Professional video editing powerhouse Avid released their quarterly financials, and they’re nothing to brag about.  Opening with an $11M loss in the 2nd quarter, they’ve got lots of excuses: Avid blames the net loss in the quarter on a wide variety of issues: amortization of intangible assets, stock-based compensation, loss on asset sales, a legal […]


The state of money in the UK

by Randall Handon July 6, 2011
The state of money in the UK | Debt Information | Money Debt & Credit.


Daily Telegraph: Quantitative Easing Explained

by Randall Handon December 2, 2010
Data Visualisation and Quantitative Easing explained by Ciaran Hughes in the Daily Telegraph


Still In the Red: The Recession’s Impact on Job Growth

by Randall Handon August 20, 2010
The State Of The USA website has an interactive graphic showing job growth and loss across the private sector, federal government, and local governments from 2007 to present.  Some of their observations: Local governments cut 38,000 jobs in July, but lost 128,000 since the recession began. State governments trimmed 10,000 jobs in July and lost […]

Nvidia Announces $141 Million Net Loss in Q2FY11

by Randall Handon August 13, 2010
NVidia’s quarterly financials were announced yesterday, and NVidia wound up taking a pretty big hit this quarter.  What was the culprit?  Well, as usual the Recession and Lacking Consumer Demand made an appearance, but the big hit was the $193.9M charge related to settlement costs in the class action lawsuit related to their notebook chipset […]


Visualizing the May 6th Flash Crash

by Randall Handon August 2, 2010
Researchers and financial analysts are still trying to figure out what exactly happened on the May 6th “Flash Crash”, where the stockmarket took a huge hit and instantly bounced back, causing confusion and panic around the world.  While the exact cause remains elusive, researchers have begun to notice some strange behaviors in the data that […]

The Greek Tangle

by Randall Handon June 9, 2010
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