Quick Start for Stock Charts
Video Tutorial for Stock Charts
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Getting started with Stock Charts
The first step is to set your search tool for your required markets, currencies
and indices. Next to the search box is a funnel icon - this links to your data settings.
 Search for a stock, index or currency pair and load a chart.
 Along the top is a list of icon menu options; tool-tips on each describe what
the icons do. Options available are are Draw, Chart, Multiview, Indicators, Profiles, Period, Options, New Signal, and Help
Stock Chart Tools
Technical Analysis Chart Indicators
 To add an indicator, drop-down the Indicator menu bar and all of the indicators
Tip: You can even add an indicator to an indicator eg Moving average on RSI.
For each indicator the source data can be defined as open, high, low and closing
price (or an indicator in the case of the seven moving averages). Parameters of
the indicator are defined and colour and line thickness can be changed or altered
via the colour or advanced colour options.
Completed indicators can then be added to the stock chart or forex chart. Indicators
which are price overlays are directly added to the chart, indicators like Relative
Strength, MACD, Stochastics etc. are added as tabbed menu options directly beneath
the volume bars.
to remove technical indicators from a stock chart
To remove an indicator; Under each indicator name is a drop down menu with Edit
and Remove options.
You can find Fibonacci Fan and Retracements, Fibonacci time, Gann Fan lines, Darvas Boxes and Side Volume Bars under the Draw menu.
Compare your chart to a single chart or stock list - illustrated
 To Compare charts click on [Chart] in the top menu options and then Compare.
Pre-existing overlays are removed prior to a comparison stock been done. Either
a stock or stocklist can be added. Each stock or set of stocks added has a dropdown
to set the colour of the comparison line for each. Stocks can also be removed by
clicking the minus icon.
You can also use the Compare feature to quickly view stocks without having to open
a new chart window; click on the symbol name to view the chart.
 Predefined support/resistance, trendline and channels is available from the
[Draw] menu. A 'sensitivity variable' is required; suggested values are between
5-10 for short term conditions, 11-30 for intermediate time frames and above 31
for long term condition. The sensitivity period relates to the number of days in
the look-back period. A Fibonacci multiplier is added to the initial time period
and the requisite support, trends and channels are calculated. E.g. A sensitivity
variable of '5' will find support/resistance over 5 days, 10 days, 15 days, 25 days,
40 days, 65 days, 105 days.
 You can enter a trade signal for a Managed Strategy. With a Managed Strategy you
can earn revenue in a share with Zignals (50:50). Your Managed Strategy is a Public
Portfolio where your trade signals are shared with your subscribers. Signals can be
entered directly from the Portfolio application or can be created directly from the
Create a Trading Signal for
your Managed Strategy
subscribers and earn revenue
in a share with Zignals
from sales of Subscriptions
A Managed Strategy Signal requires a quantity of stock, a target price and a stop
price before it can be created. A Managed Strategy Signal entered when the market
is closed will register as a pre-market / after-hours signal and will fill at the
next available open price.
Draw Region feature with [x] on text Note highlighted
 Charts can be edited with annotations and highlight regions. Clicking the Draw
icon will show the drawing tools.
Before an angle, region, line or text box is added it’s necessary to select a colour
first. You can create your own custom colours from the Advanced Tab.
Angled boxes can be dragged from three points; mousing over the area of the angled
box will bring up an [x] to cancel
Horizontal region boxes can receive text by clicking on the note icon located bottom
centre of the box. The Horizontal Region box can be removed by clicking the [x]
Notes are text comments on your chart and the colour can be set as for highlight
regions. Mousing over a note box will bring up an [x] to cancel.
When adding a line it is also necessary to set stroke thickness in addition to colour;
lines can be adjusted from either end and mousing over a line brings up an [x] to
 The chart Options icon allows you to choose different chart types including line,
candlestick, OHLC and Kagi. The Options menu also allows you configure your crosshair
settings from full, freeform or none at all.
Changing the Chart time frame
 Clicking on Period in the top menu, allows you to view different time frames.
In addition to various intraday time frames you can view daily, weekly and monthly data back to 2000.
Time can also be adjusted along the bottom of the stock chart using the slider.
Saving a stock chart
 Stock charts, index charts and forex charts can be saved and viewed inside
the chart gallery. The save chart option is available under the Chart menu option.
Saving a chart will create a unique URL which can be shared in an email, forum or
blog post or shortened for posting to twitter.
Saving a chart offers embed, link
and direct save to computer
Charts can also be emailed with supporting commentary. More than one chart can be
attached at a time to an email.
Email a stock chart to a client, friend or colleague
Saving a stock chart setting as a Profile
 Use Profiles to save formats of your price overlays, technical indicators,
time-frame, alert and trading strategy views. A number of different profiles can be
created depending on whether you are following stock charts, index charts or forex
charts. The Profiles menu offers the capability to create, manage or apply a profile.
Managing your Profiles; edit or delete your profiles
You can also delete or change Profiles from the Manage option
View multiple charts in a single window
 With Multiview you can view up to four charts at the same time.
Charts can be entered directly from the search bar, or a stocklist
can be selected from the dropdown and the [View Entire List] selected.
From the Chart bar it's also possible to add a stock to a stocklist.
 If you come across a bad data point you can report it to us using the Report Bad Data Point from the Chart menu.