The Money Project recently released a chart which attempts to visualize all of the money in the world, from Bitcoin to the massive derivative market. Fast Company staffer Adele Peters takes a look at the chart that compares these markets size.
Visual Capitalist President Jeff Desjardins, the company that produces the Money Project, believes that the size difference between markets is one of the most important visual aspects of this project:
"We wanted to create better context for people to understand the amount of money that exists in contrast to other markets they may be more familiar with," he says. "The numbers that we deal with when we are talking about large amounts of money always sound similar—millions, billions, trillions—but in reality these numbers are orders of magnitude in difference