This week we will take a visual approach. I will share with you collection of ten graphs that might give pause for thought. We live in exceptional times: never did central banks exert so much influence on our lives. Many savers, investors and pensioners own a metaphorical pie in the sky. The present value of their riches is greatly overstated because of extreme central bank policies. And these charts will show you exactly what this means. Below you will find 10 startling statistics. Click on the charts for a larger version.