Infographic - Insight Into The Recession Globally

British newspaper the Guardian developed two interactive graphics to help understand what actually hit us in the past year, and what stage of the recession different countries are currently in.

The first interactive graphic shows the timeline of the recession, and gives insight into the main events in the different regions of the world.

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The second graphic shows the recession phase the selected countries are in, and why:

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Another angle to consider

Another angle to consider with widespread economic changes, is particularly with recessions being thought to increase crime rates. I recently saw an illustrated poster about cyber crime and credit cards on the social media sites.

http://www.superstoresearch.com/infographics/credit-card-protection/

It features some quirky and interesting facts about internet shopping and card fraud, including a breakdown of the most popular items purchased online using unauthorized card payments.