Dow Jones Sparklines

Every meeting in the office these days seems to start with talk about the economic crisis. Many people are quite worried about the stock market and check quotes all day long. I thought I’d try and keep your mind at least somewhat involved with data visualization while you check the Dow Jones.

Visit the Sparkline Stock Market Data Charts at Bissantz to see the sparkline charts of each of the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones average. While you are there, take a look at the bottom of your browser and check out the sparkline ticker.

Sparkline Charts of the Dow Jones Stocks

Tags: Sparkline charts for stock market data

Note: This is a post by The Dashboard Spy on the Dashboards by Example Volume 1 blog.

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2008 Best Excel Dashboard

Excel Dashboard Update:

New tutorial walks you through the design, architecture and construction of this Microsoft Excel dashboard:

excel dashboard tutorial

Click here to see the Excel Dashboard Tutorial details.

Excel dashboards submitted as candidates for the best 2008 Excel dashboard design contest run by BonaVista Systems have been evaluated.

Wade Stokes is the winner of the best excel dashboard with his entry of this International Bank Dashboard. Click on the dashboard screenshot to enlarge the image and you’ll see a dashboard that make efficient use of screen real estate through incorporation of the popular sparkline graphic:

Winner of Best 2008 Excel Dashboard Competition

Click on the “read more” link to read some commentary by the dashboard designer:

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