The Biggest Companies in the World

The Biggest Companies in the World

Fifty-seven years ago, meatpacking giant Swift was the 15th largest public company in the world.  Today that 15th spot is held by American health insurer UnitedHealth.  Apple sits in the 12th position formerly held by Texaco, now part of Chevron. ...
Big Companies Hiring (and Laying Off) Employees

Big Companies Hiring (and Laying Off) Employees

This week we present another of our animated charts based on Fortune magazine’s annual lists of the 500 largest US public companies (based on revenues).  This time, our focus is on the largest employers among these big companies, from 1994 through 2019.  You can...

The Rise and Fall of American Cities

History lovers, Today we present something a little different….an animated chart showing the rise and fall of American cities.  If you play (or replay) the graphic linked here, you will see the rise and fall of the thirty most populous metropolitan areas in the...
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