Chart of the Day


  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Deck the halls, real or fake?

Posted By: Izzy Best, CNBC News Associate

Christmas is a few weeks away and 'tis the season for consumers to purchase and decorate Christmas trees - whether real or plastic pines - so Santa knows where to put the gifts.

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  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

Chart of the Day: CEO pay versus burger flippers

Posted By: Katie Little

The average CEO makes a lot more today than they did a decade ago—but has the cashier at your local fast-food joint fared any better?

It's a question a lot of people will be asking today amid planned nationwide fast-food strikes.

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  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Rates fall and house sales soar

The cheaper it gets to borrow money, the faster people want to buy houses.

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  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Champagne sales, fizz or flat?

Posted By: Izzy Best, CNBC News Associate

With the holidays and New Year's quickly approaching, 'tis the season to toast with bubbles that don't burst.

The country with the highest growth for uncorking bottles of bubbly is Japan. Japan has increased champagne imports by 21 percent since 2010 from 7.5 million bottles to 9 million. According to IWSR research, the taste for sparkling wines and champagne in Japan is attributed to its female consumers.

(Read more: Will cheap rivals steal champagne's fizz?)

In contrast, Europeans are struggling to find good reasons to crack open the bubbly. The British market, the world's biggest importer of champagne, has dropped by nine percent since 2010.

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  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Why Black Friday matters

Don't see the point of Black Friday? Can't understand why people would line up for hours in the cold for a TV?

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  Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Save some pennies on that turkey

The cost of Thanksgiving dinner spiked two years ago and didn't get any better last year, but in 2013 Americans will get a (tiny little) bit of relief on their holiday meal bill.

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  Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 6:16 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Airlines losing HOW MUCH today?!

A massive storm is threatening to snarl Thanksgiving travel up and down the East Coast, and could cost airlines a pretty penny in the process.

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  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Strong and weak housing markets

U.S. single-family home prices posted their strongest gains in more than 7 years in September, though not all cities are doing as well as others.

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  Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

Chart of the Day: 'Hunger Games' a financial flop?

Posted By: Ben Berkowitz

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" had one of the biggest box-office openings in Hollywood history this weekend—but compared to other big sequels, was it actually a flop?

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  Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

Chart of the Day: Is the bubble bursting?

CNBC's "Fast Money" surveyed readers on whether we're in the middle of a stock-market bubble—and whether that bubble is about to burst.

Even though the market's going up, the answers suggest confidence is going down.

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