Designed to Deal with the Complexity of the Commodities Markets

Microsoft Excel™ is ubiquitous in the commodities and energy space. However, the complexity of the markets and incongruent datasets from multiple sources make it difficult for traders and analysts to use.

The Excel Add-In in FutureSource was built specifically for the needs of the C&E space. The tool allows users to access real-time and historical data in an intuitive, flexible and powerful interface for clean visualization and statistical analysis. The functionality and workflow encourages users to create dynamic worksheets that increase productivity and minimize risk.

The Excel Add-In utilizes native Excel RTD calls and .NET to provide an efficient, responsive and integrated tool. From simple requests to complicated formulas and forward curves, FutureSource Excel Add-In offers an easy and effective way to utilize data in Excel.

Capability Highlights

  • Compatibility
    Upgrade to the latest Excel Add-In, without the need to modify existing FutureSource spreadsheets
  • Datapoint
    A flexible tool that allows for requests of meta data, live values or a value from a point in time
  • Formula
    Formula builder offers a step-by-step guide to create a personal library of studies, or utilize our arsenal of existing studies
  • Forward Curve
    Build complex forward curve expressions in this easy to use window
  • Framework
    Uses native Excel supported RTD calls, is intuitive, and easy to use.
  • Navigation
    Recalls "Most Recently Used" and "Frequently Used" functions and symbols, for quick navigation and symbol search.
  • Options
    Live option output creates option tables that can be customized and expanded
  • Personalization and Sharing
    Allows users to store own selection of symbols, fields and formulas for quick access and fewer mistakes. Sheets can be easily shared and distributed.
  • Quote Table
    Quote table quickly creates a real-time data table
  • Refresh
    Refresh a workbook, worksheet or a selection to update any aspect of the spreadsheet
  • Series
    Generates time series data with unparalleled flexibility and power
  • Templates
    A library of pre-built templates to help you get started
  • Time and Sales
    Filter and extract time and sales data directly into excel
  • ZE Data
    Retrieve data from ZEMA’s data collection of over 400 data providers, stored proprietary marks, and internal curves

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