I was wondering if creating "bullet gauges" is possible in any LaTeX package, but I didn´t find any.
In other question @Jake answered me with a solution for simple graphs in Is there any package to create bullet gauge graphs?
I want to talk to somebody about this, because I think that it's a good contribution to LaTeX, and I'd like to invite to consider creating this kind of graphs as a new addition in the future, I think the use of this kind of graphs is increasing.
You can see bullet gauge original directives here, Stephen Few is the creator of this kind of graph:
Here you can see with more data:
In the version 9 of Mathematica, thee are a lot of options like you can see here:
I think that it may be useful reading data from files.