Apparently , Confucius didn’t say “One Picture Worth Ten Thousand Words” after all. It was an advertisement in a 1920s trade journal for the use of images in advertisements on the sides of streetcars. Even without the credibility of Confucius behind it, we think this saying has merit. Each month we share a few charts or images we consider noteworthy. Funeral parlour operator Invocare found Australia's death rate was unusually low in calendar 2018 but actuaries report life expectancy for a 65 year old is in decline in the UK; the rise of the machines as recognisers of imagery; Mohamed A. El-Erian highlights the negative yield boom; a pizza chain outperforms Google; and Equitable Investors' FIT Index series shows the smallest companies struggling to keep up over the past month. Australian death volumes dip Source: Invocare UK data shows life expectancy at 65 is falling Source: WSJ.com, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Artifical Intelligence: neural networ
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