How Americans Make And Spend Their Money, By Education Level

Months ago, we showed you a set of data visualizations that highlighted how people make and spend their money based on income groups. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Today’s post follows a similar theme, and it visualizes differences based on education levels. Below, we’ll tackle the breakdowns of several educational [...]


IMO 2020: The Big Shipping Shake-Up

Over 90% of all global trade takes place on our oceans. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Unfortunately, the network of 59,000 vessels powering international commerce runs on sulfur-laden bunker fuel, and resulting emissions are causing problems on dry land. As today’s infographic by Breakwave Advisors demonstrates, new emissions regulations taking [...]


Visualizing The Origin Of Elements

Most of us are familiar with the periodic table of elements from high school chemistry. We learned about atoms, and how elements combine to form chemical compounds. But perhaps a lesser-known aspect is where these elements actually come from. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Today’s periodic table showing the [...]


Animation: The Basics Of The Stock Market

Since its inception, the stock market has been one of the most powerful and consistent sources of wealth creation available. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Although stocks see more volatility than other assets, they have also averaged a real return of 6.7% per year between [...]


How The Modern Consumer Is Different

There is a prevailing wisdom that says the stereotypical American consumer can be defined by certain characteristics. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Based on what popular culture tells us, as well as years of experiences and data, we all have an idea of what the average consumer might look [...]


Visualizing U.S. Energy Use In One Giant Chart

If you feel like you’ve seen this diagram before, you probably have. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Every year, it’s assembled by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a research center founded by UC Berkeley and funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy. The ambitious aim is to chart all [...]


11 Things Leaders Should Never Say To Teams

Being a leader comes with great responsibility. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Not only are you accountable for the success of your division or organization, but your team is also constantly reliant on you for feedback, coaching, and guiding personal development. While juggling these priorities, it’s not always easy for [...]


The 10 Breakthrough Technologies That Will Define 2019

Gone are the days of turning stones into spears. With the advent of new technologies, we’ve learned to develop tools that not only make living faster and easier every day, but also improve the future of humanity as a whole. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Today’s Chart of the [...]


Mapped: Fossil Fuel Production By Country

Fossil fuels exist as a double-edged sword for most countries. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc On one hand, they still make up a dominant piece of the current energy mix, and oil is still seen as a crucial resource for achieving geopolitical significance. It’s also no secret that fossil [...]


The Largest Producers Of Crude Oil (1965-2017)

The global production of oil is driven by a host of complex factors, ranging from resource scarcity to a country’s access to the latest technological breakthroughs. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc As these factors play out, the oil production landscape can dramatically change. Countries can secure energy independence and global [...]


A Timeline Of U-Turns From The Chinese Market

China’s economic surge is one of the biggest stories of the 21st century. Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty, and China’s swelling middle class has attracted the interest of Western companies. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc As many American companies have discovered, doing business in [...]


All The World’s Carbon Emissions In One Chart

Two degrees Celsius may not seem like much, but on our planet, it could be the difference between thriving life and a disastrous climate. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Over two centuries of burning fossil fuels have added up, and global decision-makers and business leaders are focusing in on [...]


Copper’s Role In The Transition To Clean Energy

A future powered by renewables is not in the distant horizon, but rather in its early hours. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc This new dawn comes from a global awareness of the environmental impacts of the current energy mix, which relies heavily on fossil fuels and their associated greenhouse [...]


Ranked: The Richest Countries In The World

Since the 2008 financial crisis, global private wealth has been steadily growing. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc In fact, overall private wealth worldwide reached $204 trillion in 2018, which is a 26% increase over the past decade. This week’s chart, which uses numbers from the Global Wealth Migration Review 2019, [...]


How Much Oil Is In An Electric Vehicle?

When most people think about oil and natural gas, the first thing that comes to mind is the gas in the tank of their car. But there is actually much more to oil’s role, than meets the eye… Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Oil, along with natural gas, has [...]


The Beginning Of A Bitcoin Bull Run?

After 15 months of losses and stagnation, Bitcoin has made a miraculous recovery — rising more than 150% from its lowest point in December 2018. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc In its heyday, Bitcoin had surpassed $10,000 in early December 2017, before briefly crossing the $20,000 mark for a [...]


How Equities Can Reduce Longevity Risk

The desire to live longer — and outrun death — is ingrained in the human spirit. The first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, may have even drank mercury in his quest for immortality. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Over time, advice for living longer has become more practical: [...]

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