Coffee and the world economy

Coffee has kick-started many a financial venture, but some of us may under-appreciate its importance in the world economy. Our friends at

Who in the world owns all that gold?

Today's gold price shows that people believe in the intrinsic value of gold. Which countries have the largest hoards of the lovely yellow stuff?...

The economics of the World Cup

Our friends at have a knack for translating confusing data into wonderfully understandable infographics. Here's their take on the economics...

Growth Matters: Improves Cash Flows, Signs On Customers

Launched in September, 2007, has quickly grown to track nearly $200 billion in transactions and $50 billion in assets and has identified more than $300 million in potential savings for its users -- all by making it easy to set and keep to budgets, and identify money-saving ideas.