Nicholas Wells is a data journalist and graphics editor for CNBC.
Prior to joining CNBC, his reporting and data-driven stories appeared in Crain's New York Business, The New York Times, New York Daily News and other publications.
Wells holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Hampshire College and an M.A. in Journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
The agreement has led some to wonder whether offshoring companies might actually face rising scrutiny from the new administration.
Relying on the one headline number as an indicator of the economy's direction ignores a lot of important information just below the surface.
Some people donate for tax reasons or altruism, but a new study shows that people really just want to be rewarded for their generosity.
Data from Kensho show that a Black Friday return in the S&P 500 tends to be a negative indicator for the year ahead.
Data analysis from Kensho shows that the Dow Jones industrial average tends to rally further once it closes above a new 1,000 level.
Short sellers made the wrong bets before Donald Trump won the election in early November, according to data from Markit.
A small-cap stock index is up nine days in a row. But that's no different than flipping a random coin.
Without basic goods like food and medicine, the country is facing drawn-out humanitarian and financial crises.
America's oil field workers already took a hit last year. This year, they're taking another one, and worse.