The horizon chart appeared to be the most effective way to visualize the dropping of stocks on the Amsterdam Exchange from January 2007 to December 2008. All funds – without exception – turned red. Especially the informative labels on the charts, highlighting crucial moments in the financial crisis, changed the datavisualisation into an information graphic. Designed by Frédérik Ruys, published in Het Financieele Dagblad on december 20th, 2008.
As the visualisation method needed some explanation to a broader audience than just the readers of the Dutch newspaper, I made the explanation above.