Test Scores vs. Annual Education Spending Bubble Chart
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Test Scores vs. Annual Education Spending Bubble Chart

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 by George F Huhn
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Today’s bubble chart illustrates the relationship between annual education spending and science and math test scores for 12 countries. Here, the x-axis represents math test scores; the y-axis represents science test scores; and the bubble radius represents annual education spending per child. This first chart (above) uses a zoom-box to expand the view of the […]

The Cost of Republican Delegates Part 2.
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The Cost of Republican Delegates Part 2.

Posted on Mar 22, 2012 by George F Huhn
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The candidates themselves aren’t the only ones spending big bucks to get convention delegates. The Super Pacs, ostensibly independent fund-raising organizations, are also spending $10’s of millions to influence the election. Mitt Romney is the clear winner in the Super Pac race with $36.6 million spent to-date on his behalf. That comes out to about […]

The Cost of Republican Presidential Delegates Bubble Chart
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The Cost of Republican Presidential Delegates Bubble Chart

Posted on Mar 21, 2012 by George F Huhn
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Buying delegates for the Republican Presidential nomination is expensive. Even though he has smallest number of delegates in this bubble chart, Ron Paul has spent the most per delegate: about $660,000 per delegate for his 50 delegates. Rick Santorum has spent the least: about $50,000 for each one of his delegates. Mitt Romney has spent […]

Bubble Chart of Top 25 Champagne-Drinking Countries
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Bubble Chart of Top 25 Champagne-Drinking Countries

Posted on Jan 1, 2012 by George F Huhn
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Happy New Year! Today’s bubble chart is a bubble chart of the bubbly: we look at the champagne consumption of the top 25 champagne-drinking countries. Source: Champagne Pages In the first bubble chart, the x-axis displays champagne consumption as a total of the % produced annually; the y-axis displays the average consumption per capita; and […]

TheStreet.Com’s “High-Quality” Stocks for 2012 Bubble Chart
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TheStreet.Com’s “High-Quality” Stocks for 2012 Bubble Chart

Posted on Dec 29, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we look at several views of TheStreet.com’s Top 10 stock picks for 2012. Source: 10 ‘High-Quality’ Stocks for 2012 In the first bubble chart, the x-axis displays performance year-to-date (%); the y-axis displays current price; and the bubble area represents the latest reported profit margins. Interesting to note that half of […]

Bubble Charts of Bank of America’s Top 10 Picks for 2012
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Bubble Charts of Bank of America’s Top 10 Picks for 2012

Posted on Dec 23, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we look at several views of Bank of America’s Top 10 stock picks for 2012. Source: Bank of America, Equity and Quant Strategy In the first bubble chart, the x-axis displays performance year-to-date (%); the y-axis displays current price; and the bubble area represents the latest reported profit margins. Since Apple […]

Bubble Charts of CNN Money’s Top 10 Picks for 2012
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Bubble Charts of CNN Money’s Top 10 Picks for 2012

Posted on Dec 22, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we look at several views of CNN Money’s Top 10 stock picks for 2012. Source: Money.CNN.com In the first bubble chart, the x-axis displays performance year-to-date (%); the y-axis displays current price; and the bubble area represents the latest reported profit margins. Since Apple is priced so much higher than the […]

European Debt, GDP, and Unemployment Bubble Chart
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European Debt, GDP, and Unemployment Bubble Chart

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we show a comparison of 27 countries in the European zone. The x-axis is Public Debt as a Percent of GDP; the y-axis is the 2010 GDP; and the bubble area represents Percent Unemployment in September 2011. The highest percent unemployment is Spain at 22% The bubble chart below shows a […]

Comparison of Computer Chipmakers
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Comparison of Computer Chipmakers

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we show a comparison of 11 computer chipmaker stocks. The X-axis is stock price; the y-axis is price-to-earnings (p/e); and the bubble area represents market cap.

Comparison of Computer Hardware Companies
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Comparison of Computer Hardware Companies

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 by George F Huhn
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In today’s bubble chart, we show a comparison of 14 computer hardware stocks. The X-axis is stock price; the y-axis is price-to-earnings (p/e); and the bubble area represents market cap. The chart below shows a “zoom-box” detail of the relatively lower p/e and lower priced companies clusterd together in the lower left corner of the […]