These charts show how energy experts, including those from the U.S. government, have fared at forecasting the emergence of solar energy over the last couple decades.
Today’s infographic comes from Eurocontrol Technics Group, and it highlights the global problem of fuel theft.
Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.
Today’s infographic comes from SCMP, and it shows where Chinese overseas investment has been going, with a particular focus on the United States between 2000 and 2016.
With 2,400 listed companies and a market cap of $20 trillion, the NYSE is the biggest exchange in the world. But how do other exchanges compare?
The following animated chart is based on data and projections from the U.N. Population Division, and it shows the evolving population share by region between 1950 and 2100.
The value of money is not static. In the short term, it may ebb and flow against other currencies on the market. In the long-term, a currency tends to lose buying power over time through inflation, and as more currency units are created.
For many investors, hedge funds appear to be shrouded in mystery.
Ever wondered just how far down companies drill for oil?
Technology is only as good as the materials it is made from. That’s why graphene, a two-dimensional supermaterial made from carbon, is so exciting.
Chart of the Week - What powers the U.S., and how that mix is evolving over time
The enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016
With all that value coming from such a small package, sometimes it is hard to put gold’s immense worth into context.
Uranium has been the most-hated commodity since 2011 - and the Global X Uranium ETF has been pummeled over 90% in a brutal bear market.
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.