The Top 10 Sites For Stock Data, Charting & Events
CI editors list and review the best stock investment websites.
Charting & Technical Analysis
June 21, 2014
Price: Free - $519.95/yr.
At a Glance:
- Extensive technical analysis/charting educational content
- Broad collection of scans for technical conditions, candlestick/point & figure patterns
- Free real-time BATS data
StockCharts.com is our Editors' Choice for 2014 in the category of charting and technical analysis websites. It offers a robust array of charting and scanning capabilities, as well as a rich body of educational content. The site's free content includes its educational offerings; fee-based subscriptions range from $154.95 to $519.95 a year.
For charting, the site offers one of the best collections of charts available online, including line, bar and candlestick, as well as point & figure charting. With point & figure charts, the site automatically displays pattern alerts. There are more than 60 technical indicators and overlays to choose from. Subscribers and non-subscribers alike can modify the parameters of the indicators as well as customize the time period a chart covers. Subscribers can save charts to a favorites list for future analysis and save chart settings. Real-time data is provided for free from the BATS exchange, but real-time NYSE/NASDAQ/TSX data is available starting at $399.95 a year.
A collection of stock scans allows you to apply technical formulas to a stock universe to identify those matching your criteria. Free users can access predefined scans using end-of-day data, along with scans for point & figure and candlestick chart patterns. Paid subscribers can access varying levels of technical scanning.
The site's ChartSchool is one of the best online resources for learning more about charting and technical analysis.