Sunday, August 28, 2011

Viz:Financial Visualizations

As I was deciding for the visualizations the first think that came to my mind was , stocks shown in graphical form. Huge amount of data has to be read and represented for analysis purposes.
On searching for stock visualizations I came across the site called site offers most advanced stock screener,interactive market maps,also good market analysis.
The link for this site is
In particular the maps menu is a very useful visualization. Companies of different sectors can all be viewed at once. The companies can also be filtered based on world or just S&P500.There is a ticker on the right side using which a specific company can be zoomed into on the left side map.

These visualizations are extremely beneficial for the traders.

Above image is ascreen shot of the Maps menu from