with navigating this site
The idea behind www.grainportal.com
is that it provides the viewer with a series of windows
through which they can view information that is relevant
to the world grain markets.
For the viewer's convenience each of these windows can
be opened or closed by clicking the menu bar and/or the
up/down arrows in the menu bar. That way you can fill
your computer screen with just the information you want
to see, and minimize individual windows when not is use.
window contains delayed futures prices from various exchanges
around the world, these auto update every five minutes.
The weekly charts
windows contain weekly charts for the pound/dollar, the
pound/euro, crude oil and fertilizer.
windows contain daily customisable charts for EU and Chicago
The currency rates
window contains live streaming cross rates for an assortment
of currencies including the pound, dollar and euro.
The currency charts
window allows the you to view charts for just about every
currency cross rate imaginable. To change the pairing
you wish to view simplyselect from the drop down box bottom
left of the pane. You can also alter the chart frequency
here, or chose from a variety of other options.
The market reports
pane contains market closing commentary for Liffe/Euronext
and Chicago Board of Trade grains and is updated daily.
The weather maps
window contains links to video weather forecasts from
the BBC by region across the country.
pane is there to remind you of any important upcoming
market reports or announcements that might affect the
global grain markets on any given day.
The page height is set to allow you to view as much or
as little information as you want, but if you find that
you have information running off the bottom of the page
then close some windows!