Alexis Ohanian, co-founder at Reddit.com, discusses what it takes to make it in the booming tech economy in the United States, the new attitude of start-ups and his efforts to spread the internet revolution across the country. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Twitter’s IPO is much anticipated in the tech and social media world, especially in Silicon Valley, for various reasons. Not only have the investors a new kid to play with, but the job market and the economy are expected to “cash in” as well.
This infographic shows the influence Twitter’s IPO has on the local job market and economy. Have a look, its quite interesting. Let’s just hope all goes well.
The economy is, thankfully, recovering, and entrepreneurs have played a large role in helping it along. One of the most interesting parts of this recovery, however, is the emergence of new industry types. Businesses have found all new niches to fill, and seven industries in particular have shown substantial growth in 2013. Check out the infographic below to find out which industries made the list!
In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu displays the declining numbers in the average American household over a 20 year period. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Despite the negative economy reports popping up everywhere, an underground system where cash and services are exchanged without leaving any official records is actually thriving. This data visualization offers a glimpse into that world.
Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker reports on sentiment expressed by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein on political discourse and the U.S. economy. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)
What a though five years we have seen since the financial crisis hit the fan. While over the past 6 – 12 months I had the feeling things are getting slightly better, I hesitated to come out and make a stand with my opinion. This morning, after looking at the newest statements regarding jobless claims and other economic data, I finally take a shot and make a statement. Continue reading →
Today, Brazil represents one of the fastest and most up and coming countries in the world. Their economy has grown by leaps and bounds in the last decade, catapulting business and industry. On top of all of that they are set to host the World Cup and the Summer Olympics in the next couple years. Continue reading →
Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, and Kristin Bentz, executive director of the PMG Venture Group, talk about the U.S. economy and retail sales. They speak with Tom Keene and Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Television’s “Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Our friends over at InetSoft Technologies recently created an infographic about “How the American Economy has Changed in the 21st Century”. Working with data visualization and business intelligence on a regular basis, we thought it would be interesting to do some analysis of how American industry has evolved just since the year 2000. Working with our friends at InetSoft, as well as with data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis website, we began by looking at how the percent of the U.S. GDP made up by various industries has evolved in just over 10 years.