Four essential topics of 2011, in charts

The Year In 4 Charts: Planet Money does an excellent job collecting four economic charts (themselves chosen from three collections of best-of charts). I’m a dilettante as far as economics and economics go, but these charts do a great job of rolling up what seemed to have been the essential stories of the year.

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A picture can nullify a thousand talking points, no?

Adam Keys @therealadam