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IPOs in 2014 – graphic of the day

Today’s graphic shows the best and worst first day share price performance of IPOs so far in 2014. Topping the list is Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, which opened up 206.7%, while the worst performer was King Digital Entertainment.

IPOs

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Mutual fund smackdown – graphic of the day

Based on data from Lipper, the momentum stock revolt has led to a rough month for mutual funds. Today’s graphic shows the average month-to-date performance of different fund categories so far in April.

mutual funds

Taxes on wages rose in 2013 – graphic of the day

Taxes on wages rose across industrialized countries last year, as governments sought to reduce budget deficits increased by attempts to counteract years of economic weakness following the global financial crisis. According to the OECD, the total world taxes on wages rose to 35.9% in 2013 from 35.7% a year earlier. Today’s graphic shows the tax wedge and unemployment rate of the OECD countries.

OECD

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Shift in the influence of G20 nations – graphic of the day

Analysts from our IP & Science business conducted an in-depth study of the G20 nations to compare the research and innovation landscape of each. Their work revealed that the power is shifting, as emerging nations enhance their science, education and technology policies. This map shows changes that occurred over the last decade giving rise to new opportunities and potential in the future.

G20

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China’s car joint ventures – graphic of the day

Chinese drivers are increasing in number, and foreign auto companies have cruised away with most of the sales. But access to the world’s largest auto market has come with a big financial concession: joint ventures with local partners. Today’s graphic shows the biggest foreign carmakers and their local Chinese partners. Read more about why these joint ventures aren’t built to last.

joint ventures

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Who is losing data in the U.S. – graphic of the day

Today’s graphic visualizes data breaches by sector. See which sector has had the largest number of cases reported since 2005 and follow the the color to the bottom to see what type of breach it was.

data breaches

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Abenomics scorecard – graphic of the day

The Bank of Japan is expected to stand pat on monetary policy and maintain an upbeat view of the economy at its policy meeting next week. The nine charts below look at how the Japanese economy performed under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

abenomics

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Media streaming device comparison – graphic of the day

Yesterday, Amazon unveiled its new media streaming device, offering the hardware as well as a $39.99 gaming controller for its own fast-growing online content services. Today’s graphic compares the new Fire TV to its main competitors from Apple, Google and Roku.

Amazon Fire TV

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Asian economic outlook – graphic of the day

While risks to the Asia-Pacific region’s growth outlook have eased, further shock to global financial markets from the U.S. tapering of stimulus and expected policy tightening, an uneven recovery in developed economies, and the possibility of slower growth in China as it aims to curb credit expansion would weigh on the region’s economic uptrend. Today’s graphic summarizes the Asian Development Bank’s latest forecast for Asia in four different charts.

economic forecast

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Global M&A deals – graphic of the day

The value of worldwide announced deals totaled $710 billion in the first three months of 2014, which includes competing bids for Time Warner Cable and SFR. Almost half of the total M&A came from deals worth $5 billion or more. Today’s graphic is a snapshot of the global M&A environment so far in 2014.

global M&A

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