Prescription Drug Spending in the US: Infographic

Spring on Prescription Drugs has been increasing exponentially in the past few decades according to research by Peter G. Peterson Foundation. It can argued that though other developed countries are able to procure prescription drugs at cheaper prices, the US case is different in the sense that many factors that apply in other countries are …

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Cumulative Central Bank Balance Sheets: Chart

The balance sheets of major global central banks have ballooned in the past few years as they continue to borrow to keep the economy growing. One of the reasons for the soaring inflation can be attributed to this relentless money printing. The following is a brief excerpt from an interesting piece I came across recently: …

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The Worlds Biggest Uranium Producers: Chart

The top five countries that have the largest uranium resources in 2019 are Australia, Kazakhstan, Canada, Russia and Namibia according to The World Nuclear Association. Russia is estimated to have about 5 percent of the world’s supply. The following chart shows the world’s top uranium producers in 2021: Click to enlarge Source: Russia’s Stranglehold On …

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How Far Can a Single Gallon Take a Ton of freight by Rail?: Infographic

We know railroads are the best form of transportation for moving large quantities of certain goods such as agricultural commodities, coal, etc. and other freight such as autos, consumer goods, etc. over long distances cheaply. But I had never thought about how much railroads are fuel efficient. According to AAR, American railroads on an average …

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