Computerized Investing > March 17, 2012

Candlestix: Stock Charting for Android

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by CI Staff

Candlestix: Stock Charting is a free Android app from Derrick Weis that allows users to plot candlestick charts for a number of symbols and overlay a basic collection of technical indicators. The app supports U.S. and foreign exchanges, but unfortunately, there is no indication of the breadth of its coverage. It definitely supports Amex, NASDAQ and NYSE stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), along with those that trade over the counter and as pink sheets. I also found tickers from the London, Shanghai, Australian, Taiwan, and Bombay exchanges.

You can plot candlestick charts on an intraday, daily or weekly basis. Intraday charts are available in one-minute and five-minute periods. One drawback is that data is rather limited. For example, you can only plot 90 days of daily data.

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