Prior to the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Oxfam International made waves with its latest report on global inequality.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
Humans will do almost anything for gold. In fact, they will even suspend themselves 2.5 miles into the Earth – braving extreme temperatures, armed thieves, and constant seismic activity – just to mine a 30-inch gold reef.
The United States constitutes 23.3% of the world economy but 29.1% of world debt.
The U.S. national debt currently sits at $19.5 trillion, which is actually such a large number that it is truly difficult for the average person to comprehend.
This week's chart looks at costs per barrel, exports, and total oil production.
This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination.
No metal can claim a legacy comparable to gold.
Check out these three GIF charts that show how fast China climbed the economic ladder
The massive new structure will be the world's biggest building by footprint, and it could possibly be a game-changer for the auto, energy, and battery industries.
We examine what batteries can and cannot do, and the energy problem that humans hope that batteries can help solve.
The infographic serves as the perfect primer for all the questions about oil that you had, yet were afraid to ask.
Billions of dollars of undiscovered gold, silver, and copper still sit within an unexplored area that was once remote. However, only now can these world-class deposits be finally tapped.
Energy had an impressive comeback in Q2, with natural gas and oil being the best performing commodities of the quarter.
These three charts show how coal went from hero to zero.
The best thing that we can do is to understand these trends and build a set of skills that will be in demand in any market.
Battery technology already makes electric cars possible, as well as helping us to store emergency power, fly satellites, and use portable electronic devices.
Across the board, Americans are finding that the “system” isn’t working for most people in its current state.
Extreme shortages of food and power continue to ravage the country of Venezuela, and ordinary people have been paying the price.
In this infographic with JMBullion, we highlight key facts and comparisons on some of the world’s most popular mints, including the United States Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, Perth Mint, PAMP Suisse, and Sunshine Minting.
With the Bitcoin price hitting 21-month highs at $540, we thought it was appropriate to share this infographic depicting the entire blockchain ecosystem.
Every day, there are a whopping 5,500 tonnes ($212 billion) of gold traded in London, making it the largest wholesale and over-the-counter (OTC) market for gold in the world.
The ramp up in Chinese debt accumulation has been a leading concern of investors for years.
Rare coins can play a role in an investor’s portfolio as an alternative asset.
Total debt of newly bankrupted energy companies is soaring each month