Category: World

A Year in Twitter: Top Trends of 2011 [Infographic]

2011 was a whirlwind year. And with the explosion of social media outlets like Twitter, it’s been exponentially easier for us to keep up with what’s been going on in the world. With everything from the Occupy Movement, to Osama bin Laden’s capture, to the passing of Apple’s leader, Steve Jobs, we’ve been able to stay informed and communicate with each other, down to the second.

 

A Year in Twitter Top Trends of 2011 Infographic

Source   http://www.emailfinder.com/

What Industries Contributed to Google’s $37.9 Billion in 2011 Revenues? [Infographic]

What Industries Contributed to Googles 37.9 Billion in 2011 Revenues

Source   http://www.wordstream.com/

  1. Finance & Insurance – $4.0 Billion (example keywords in this industry include: “self employed health insurance”, “cheap car insurance”, “credit cards for bad credit”)
  2. Retailers & General Merchandise – $2.8 Billion (example keywords in this industry include “zumba dance dvd”, “proform treadmill”, “weber grill accessories”)
  3. Travel & Tourism – $2.4 Billion (e.g. “new york hotels”, “plane tickets”, “rental car deals”)
  4. Jobs & Education- $2.2 Billion (e.g. “accredited online college degrees”, “online certificate programs”, “unemployment benefits”)
  5. Home & Garden- $2.1 Billion (e.g. “replacement windows cost”, “appliance repair”, “cabinet refacing”)
  6. Computer & Consumer Electronics – $2.0 Billion (“ink cartridges discount”, “pc memory”, “online video conferencing software”)
  7. Vehicles – $2.0 Billion (e.g “cheap hybrid cars”, “certified used cars”, “bridgestone tires”)
  8. Internet & Telecommunications
    – $1. 7 Billion
     (“pre paid cell phones”, “domain registration”, “cable internet providers”)
  9. Business & Industrial
    – $1. 6 Billion
     (“custom business cards”, “cheap office supplies”, “foam packing”)
  10. Occasions & Gifts
    – $1. 2 Billion
     (“funeral flowers arrangements”, “flower delivery”, “wedding gift registry”)

Anatomy of the Forex Market – Infographic

Anatomy of the Forex Market Infographic

Source   http://www.pepperstone.com/

 

By Instruments
Foreign exchange swaps – $1,8 trillion – 45%
Spot – $1,5 trillion – 37,5%
Outright forwards – $475 billions – 11,9%
Currency options – $207 billions – 5,2%
Currency swap – $43 billions – 1%

By Counterparties
with other financial institutions (hedge funds, pension funds, central banks) – $1,9 trillion – 47,7%
with bank dealers – $1,5 trillion – 37,5%
with non-financial customers (corporations and governance) – $533 billions – 13,4%
private traders – $60 billions – 1,5%