Finviz is all about providing great visuals so you can get the information you need in a quick and easy to see format. Charts are no exception. With Finviz Elite, the charts are fully customizable, providing real-time charting on intraday, daily, weekly and monthly timeframes.
Multiple chart styles can be chosen, such as Candlesticks, OHLC or Line. A wide variety of popular overlays and indicators are available, and up to five indicators and five overlays can be added at any one time. The parameters of the overlays and indicators are set by you, providing great flexibility and personalization.
All the benefits of the free charts are also built-in. This includes the ability for Finviz to draw in some support and resistance levels and chart patterns for you. This feature is activated by clicking the "Advanced" chart type.
Chart features and options are listed above the chart. To change the style, scheme, overlays or indicators, click "Settings" located just above the right-hand side of the chart.
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Figure 1: Under "Settings," you can change the style, scheme, overlays or indicators.
The free version of Finviz uses delayed data, with some market centers being delayed up to 15 minutes. With an upgrade to Finviz Elite, all of the features are in real-time such as charts, screeners and market maps.
Active traders can benefit greatly from Finviz's real-time home page. There multiple lists of stocks, such as "Top Gainers," "Top Losers," "Unusual Volume," chart patterns and many others. As this page updates throughout the day, it provides traders a constant stream of potential trade ideas.
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Figure 2: An example of real-time data.
Markets are already moving before the opening bell rings, and Finviz Elite allows traders to quickly see where the action is. Pre-market data is available at 9am EST each day of the week, which allows traders to analyze and screen for stocks that are moving in the pre-market.
Tools such as the market map provide a snapshot of what all of the stocks and ETFs in the S&P 500, U.S. or World are doing in the pre-market. A simple screen such as "Top Gainers," "Top Losers" or "Unusual Volume" can be used to find stocks or ETFs that are seeing lots of action before the bell. In addition, with the upgrade the Finviz home page provides a snapshot of relevant and real-time information traders should know before the opening bell rings.
Starting at 9am, pre-market data becomes available to Finviz Elite members. No additional steps are required.
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Figure 3: Pre-market data that is available to Finviz Elite members starting at 9am EST.
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