This is a map drawn by Charles Joseph Minard depicting the losses suffered by Napolean’s army in the Russian invasion of 1912. It depicts several variables – size of the army, 2D location, direction of army’s movement and temperature on various days. It is considered one of the best statistical graphs ever drawn. Amazing!
This has been a long time coming but finally the FCC has finally approved the merger of Sirius Satellite Radio with XM Satellite Radio . The combined entity is pretty much a monopoly in the satellite radio space but they are still competing with terrestrial radio. Either way, their stocks, NASDAQ:SIRI and NASDAQ:XMSR should get a good boost on Monday. Yahoo! Finance Quote for SIRI Quote for XMSR