Your browser stores copies of the webpages that you visit on your local hard drive in something called the Temporary File Cache. Over time, this cache may fill up and that may cause unexpected behavior from our site such as charts that stop updating and forms that don't work.
If you see strange behavior from our website, one of the first things to try is to clear your Temporary File Cache and then restart your computer. Please follow the steps depending on if you use Window's or Mac.
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Shading the area between Bollinger Bands provides a different look and some people may prefer that to the default lines. This tutorial shows how you can create shaded bands.
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Now that you've created an account with StockCharts, it's time to login and start charting. It is important that your browser is configured to accept all of our cookies or you will not be able to login successfully. You can find information on verifying if your cookie settings are correct here.
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Using ChartNotes, our annotation tool, you can add trendlines, text, arrows and much more to any chart. This tutorial shows you how to add Fibonacci Retracements.
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Currently, we don't have a way to invert the vertical scale for a SharpChart. We do however have a way to calculate the reciprocal of any dataset and chart that. It's not exactly the same, but it is often good enough. $ONE is a special symbol that always equals 1 which is why this "trick" works. We hope to provide a true way to invert a chart at some point in the future. Most people are interested in the reciprocal of $VIX so we are using that in this example.
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We've added a special "Print" feature to our SharpCharts Workbench that allows you to print out just your chart without all of the extra buttons, banners and icons that you see on the workbench itself. We recommend that people do not use the "File / Print" menu command in their web browser but instead use the method described below to print out our charts.
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Do you want to add multiple symbols to a list at once rather than 1 chart at a time? You can do that with the "Add Symbols - Upload" feature. This option is available for Basic and Extra members that want to insert symbols from a spreadsheet into one of their StockCharts ChartLists.
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Extra members can have up to 200 lists with 500 charts per list. As your lists develop, you may find a need to move or copy a chart amongst your lists. These are instructions for copying or moving charts between lists.
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