Commodity Prices: A Visual Approach
Trading commodities -- oil, coffee, gold, corn, wheat -- is complex. At any one time, several futures contracts with different delivery dates are trading for each commodity on the different commodities exchanges. No single price for a commodity can be quoted. Traders must track this stream of prices. This is both a data manipulation challenge and an information processing challenge. Can visualizations help the commodities trader? This project attempts to make such pricing information digestible.