Category Archives: Finance

Excess Federal Properties

In a cost cutting move, the United States Government is proposing to sell off or demolish a significant portion of its property portfolio. Saving an estimated $15 billion over three years. A new interactive map from the Whitehouse plots out … Continue reading

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Mapping the twelve States of America

The Atlantic taps into concerns about increasing income equality in the USA and maps out what it claims are the new 12 States of a fractured nation. The interactive Flash map groups counties into a dozen categories, with colourfully descriptive … Continue reading

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Mapping billionaires

Visualization designers Mapize have published an interactive website, Forbesboard, mapping all 1,210 dollar billionaires in the world, based on Forbes’ 2011 and 2010 rich lists. The map includes options to filter billionaires by wealth bracket and country. or to simply … Continue reading

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Which countries have the least sustainable finances ?

Risk analysts Maplecroft rank 163 countries according to how well they’ll cope with increasing economic pressure from ageing populations. In summary, things look extremely bad for Europe’s big economies and Japan, just very bad for the USA, Canada, the rest … Continue reading

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