It may be a movement with no clear leadership or aims, but a look at these graphs -- showing growing unemployment rates in the US compared to the growing level of corporate profits -- and it's no surprise why Americans are protesting.
Time for a bit of perspective on the US stock market, which recently saw ten days of a plunging Dow. The Economist offers a historical graph, showing that a significant market drop doesn't necessarily equal a recession.
Data visualisation is the latest craze, both in online and traditional journalism. But let's face it, some infographics are just information given more importance because of their interesting forms and clever use of typography.