An outstanding visualization by Jonathan Jarvis – the 101 guide to the credit crisis animated.
“…The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar and uninitiated. This project was completed as part of my thesis work in the Media Design Program, a graduate studio at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California…”
Crisis of Credit web site
video by: Jonathan Jarvis
- US Credit Crisis: Fed borrowing shown as a chart
- Humor: Music videos about the Financial crisis
- Credit Crunch – Graffiti Street Art by Syd TV
- Comedy: Bird & Fortune – Subprime Crisis
If you would like to see the “official version of how much money the Fed is pumping into banks and financial institutions recently, have a look at the chart below.
The gray shaded areas are times officially recognized as recessions. The underlying data is available at the St. Louis Fed web site together with a charting application that allows you to further customize the range and other parameters.
To better visualize the substantial change we have split the data into two charts:
The larger chart shows the borrowing from the FED for the period 1919 to 2007 and the smaller one data for 2008 only. As you can see during these almost 90 years borrowing remained continuously within a range of almost none to max 8 Billion USD per month.
Since the beginning of 2008 the numbers have drastically changed and are now at about 155 Billion USD per month. The monthly figures for 2008 in detail…
Four music videos on the banking crisis based on some all time classics – from Elton John’s Candles in the Wind / Bankers in the Wind to Billy Joel’s We Didn’t Start the Fire / Wall Street Meltdown
The topic of the credit crisis and the issues for people are becoming more and more popular in the UK. This video shows Syd.TV creating a graffiti on this topic together with clips of prominent participants and news reporting…
In one of their greatest sketches from this year the Long Johns describe the key concepts behind the subprime crisis. This is a few months old so they still talk about Bear Sterns as a live company.