Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Affluent Christian Investor | October 22, 2017

Scroll to top

Top

AboutVisual Capitalist, Author at Affluent Christian Investor - Page 2 of 13

Visual Capitalist

Visual Capitalist

Visual Capitalist creates and curates enriched visual content focused on emerging trends in business and investing. Founded in 2011 in Vancouver and reaching millions of investors each year, Visual Capitalist’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Gizmodo, The New York Times, Maclean’s, The Vancouver Sun, and Business Insider.

Posts By Visual Capitalist

August 25, 2017 |

Visualizing the Jobs Lost to Automation

The employment landscape of the future will look very different than it does today.

While we’ve charted the automation potential of U.S. jobs before, today’s graphic from Henrik Lindbergperhaps tells the story more succinctly.

In plain black and white, it shows the … Read More

August 24, 2017 |

Visualizing the Massive $15.7 Trillion Impact of Artificial Intelligence

For the people most immersed in the tech sector, it’s hard to think of a more controversial topic than the ultimate impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on society.

By eventually empowering machines with a level of superintelligence, there are many … Read More

August 23, 2017 |

What is a Stock Market Index?

“How did the stock market do today?”

At surface, this seems like a simple question – but it’s also deceptively difficult to answer. The market can be defined as many different things, and there are actually over 100,000 publicly … Read More

August 21, 2017 |

Millennials are Investing With a Purpose, and It’s Changing Wealth Management

Millennials Investing With a Purpose 22% OF TOTAL AUM IN U.S. ARE SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.

If you’ve been paying attention to your social media feeds or most news outlets, … Read More

August 17, 2017 |

What Energy Sources Power the World?

There are many types of maps out there, but one of the most telling ones is a simple satellite image of the Earth at night.

On these powerful images, the darkness is a blank canvas for the bright city lights that represent … Read More

August 16, 2017 |

The World’s 15,000 Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What?

Between North Korea’s constant nuclear test provocations and the recent “fire and fury” comments by President Trump, concerns about nuclear conflict are re-ignited around the world.

So, how many nuclear weapons are there, and what exactly is happening right now? … Read More

August 15, 2017 |

Google Fires Man for Questioning Diversity Agenda, is Less Diverse Than Average Tech Company

With the recent leak of the “Google Manifesto” and the maelstrom of media backlash that followed, it seems that concerns around diversity in the technology industry have finally reached a boiling point.

Today’s infographic from Information is Beautiful breaks down the … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

11 Leadership Styles That Will Hurt Your Business

The starting place for developing an authentic leadership style is to make an extension of your best personality traits.

For example, if someone is a hard worker that likes to get in the trenches, this can be a key differentiator … Read More

August 7, 2017 |

Infographic: Why Do Businesses Fail?

For any new entrepreneur, it’s natural to be optimistic.

Whether that person has a world-changing idea or is starting a new coffee shop, the glass has to be half full that the business will succeed. Otherwise, what is the … Read More

August 4, 2017 |

The Jeff Bezos Empire in One Giant Chart

With a fortune largely tied to his 78.9 million shares of , the net worth of Jeff Bezos continues to be on the rise.

Just days ago, shares reached all-time highs after the company’s ambitious acquisition of Whole … Read More

August 3, 2017 |

Graphic: Look How Quickly Top Brands Rise and Fall

Chart: Ranking the World’s Most Valuable Brands IN JUST 10 YEARS, TECH BRANDS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE LIST

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.

Tech has already conquered the stock market and the realm of digital advertising.

Read More

August 2, 2017 |

31 Fascinating Facts on the Early History of the U.S. Dollar

31 Fascinating Facts on the Early History of the U.S. Dollar

The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money.

Today, we all … Read More

July 31, 2017 |

The Dark Side of the Internet

The term Dark Web is evocative. It conjures up images of hitmen, illegal drugs, and pedophilia. One imagines a place where the dark side of human nature flourishes away from the eyes – and laws – of society at large.

Today’s infographic, … Read More

July 28, 2017 |

The Numbers Behind the World’s Closest Trade Relationship

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.

There are many examples of strong and mutually-beneficial trade relationships … Read More

July 27, 2017 |

Interactive | The Countries Suffering Most From Low Oil Prices

Click here to see the interactive chart.

As Warren Buffet says, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”

And in 2014, when oil prices crashed and burned, the tide was gone – and … Read More

July 26, 2017 |

The Most Popular Books in History All Shared One Trait

Throughout history, people have turned to works of literature for guidance, entertainment, and education. Modern businesses aim to tell stories that leave a long-lasting impact as well, and should look to examples of historical success to influence how they create … Read More

July 25, 2017 |

Visualizing Who Holds U.S. Debt Internationally

Visualizing Who Holds U.S. Debt Internationally

We recommend viewing the full-size version of today’s infographic by clicking here.

Everyone knows that the U.S. Federal Government has roughly $20 trillion of debt. A question we often get, however, is who exactly owns all … Read More

July 24, 2017 |

Chart: Here’s How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

The Revenue Streams of the Five Largest Tech Companies

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.

Last year, we published a chart showing that tech companies have displaced traditional blue chip companies like Exxon Mobil and Walmart … Read More

July 20, 2017 |

America’s Bourbon Boom

Bourbon, America’s only homegrown spirit, holds a special place in the country’s history. In fact, George Washington ran the nation’s largest distillery in the early 1800s.

Today’s infographic comes from WebstaurantStore, and it digs into whiskey’s history, production, market shares, and … Read More

July 19, 2017 |

The World’s Largest 50 Companies by Revenue in 2016

Today’s data visualization comes from Datashown, and it compares the world’s largest companies by their 2016 revenues to really help put the size and scale of these companies into perspective.

As just one example, despite being worth more than the majority of … Read More

July 17, 2017 |

What is the Difference Between the NYSE and Nasdaq?

The NYSE and Nasdaq exchanges are worth more than $35 trillion in market capitalization, making up a sizable portion of the global equities market.

However, while they are both large American stock exchanges containing listings that are household names, they … Read More

July 14, 2017 |

The Progress of Facebook’s 10-Year Masterplan

In the company’s first 10 years, Mark Zuckerberg transformed from a college side-project into a multi-billion dollar platform.

Along the way, Zuckerberg was given many opportunities to exit. He was offered $75 million from Viacom in the very early days, … Read More

July 13, 2017 |

Which Country is America’s Biggest Enemy?

WHICH COUNTRY DO AMERICANS SEE AS THEIR BIGGEST FOE?

The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.

Between alleged interference in U.S. elections by Russia, recent nuclear posturing by North Korea, and chemical weapon atrocities in … Read More

July 12, 2017 |

How Reliant Is Each U.S. State on Foreign Trade?

Whether it is lashing out on China for unfairly weakening its currency, or calling out “unfair” government subsidies on Canadian softwood lumber, it’s safe to say that re-opening discussions about foreign trade has become a key priority under President Trump.

Read More

Become An Insider!

Sign up for Affluent Investor's free email newsletter and receive a free copy of our report, "How the Trump Impeachment Crusade Costs you Money ."