Interesting graphic approach describing  the recent crisis from the Harvard Business Review:

Each big circle on the map represents GDP; the 3.6 trillion in Bailouts and the 9.4 trillion in Stimulus are reflected as a percentage of GDP in red and blue respectively . . .

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Hat tip Joe C.

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Source:
Vision Statement: A Map to Healthy—and Ailing—Markets
Grail Research and de Luxe & Associates
January–February 2010
http://hbr.org/2010/01/vision-statement-a-map-to-healthy-and-ailing-markets/

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6 Responses to “Map of Healthy and Ailing Markets”

  1. Darkness says:

    I wonder how the fraction of the u.s. bailouts of aig which landed in the german banking system as bailout show up on this chart. On both sides, on one side?

  2. bottyguy says:

    I don’t get the stimulus % in the U.S. 34% of 1.42T= $4.8T. When did a $4.8T stimulus package get passed? Last I heard it was $0.7T. The 7.3% Bailout is about $1T and seems about right for what was passed.

  3. LeeX says:

    I wonder why Canada is not shown. They are our largest trading partner.

  4. old trader says:

    While “pretty”, visuals like this, are pretty much worthless for conveying information…right up there with “cloud graphs”.

  5. LLouis says:

    LeeX Says: ” I wonder why Canada is not shown. They are our largest trading partner.”

    Totally agree, once again, Canada is not on the graph/chart/stats, I have to suppose that all is going well in my country, nothing to worry about, or I make my own research and draw my own circle. I suppose it would look like Australia.
    Canada the invisible up there country, way too cold.

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