I'm excited to introduce eSignal 10.5, our biggest release of the 10 series. There's a ton of new content such as extended intraday data, Hot Lists, Sector Lists and more. In addition, key performance improvements have been made for multi-core systems. Read on for more details! eSignal Version 10.5.1656 Size: 43.8Mb http://www.esignal.com/download Release Notes ---------------------------------------- Extended Intraday History We have extended our historical database in eSignal 10.5. This dramatically increases the amount of available intraday data way beyond the previous limits. This new service allows you to access 12+ years of minute-based bar data for North American equities and indices and 2+ years of North American, European and Asian futures, Forex and treasuries. This is an especially great boon to those back testers who need large amounts of historical data to track the performance of their strategies across all types of market patterns and conditions. Additionally, support and resistance lines can now be established with a greater degree of accuracy, given that the recent market contraction has pulled back into levels not seen in many years. Hot Lists New to eSignal 10.5 are Hot Lists, powerful pre-built scans that look through the markets to identify the best trading opportunities and update them automatically every 30 seconds. There are the traditional gainers, losers and volume lists here but also unique scans, such as Unusual Volume, Most Volatile and Trade Rate Hot Lists, the last of which displays the fastest-trading stocks in the previous minute. This allows a momentum trader to see what is moving right now and react accordingly. Sector Lists The ability to list what symbols are in specific sectors is a powerful way to create specialized watch lists; this can now be done in eSignal 10.5 with just a few clicks. Much like an Autolist, the new Sector Lists will insert symbols into a quote window for additional sorting and analysis. New Data Fields In addition to adding numerous lists, weâre also adding 50+ new data fields, such as Short Interest, Float, 12 Month % Total Return, % Insider Owned, 200-Day Moving Average and many more. Global Portfolio Window The portfolio window has long been a staple for eSignal clients wanting to track both the short- and long-term performance of their accounts. From the eSignal Pro side, money managers will often have multiple client accounts spread across multiple portfolio windows. In eSignal 10.5, there is now a way to compare the totals of multiple portfolio windows. The new Global Portfolio Window automatically lists the key statistics of each portfolio in a window that can be placed anywhere on your PCâs display. In addition, a quick click on the name of the portfolio will bring that window into focus for further analysis. Multi-Threading Support Weâve taken the first step toward multi-threading eSignal by making Basic Studies and Advanced GET Studies run on their own thread. This should dramatically lower the number of times eSignal will freeze or lock during high volume periods by spreading the load of calculating technical indicators across multiple processor cores. For power users who are using many studies on a multi-core PC, this will have a very significant effect on the overall performance of eSignal. MA of Studies Although itâs been possible via EFS for a long time, itâs now much easier to create a moving average of a study. When adding a moving average, youâll want to click on the âSourceâ drop-down menu and choose the âStudyâ sub-menu. From there, youâll be able to choose from any of our Basic Studies and create your MA of RSI, MACD, Volume, etc. In the chart shown below, youâll see that thereâs an MA of an MA in the price area. In the study areas, thereâs an MA of an RSI overlaid and scaled to the RSI; likewise, thereâs an MA of a stochastic on top of a stochastic. Shared Symbol Lists eSignal can now tap into a new server that saves symbol lists remotely. This enables users to keep synchronized lists of stocks, futures, etc. from one page to another page or even from one PC to another. For instance, you could research your watchlist of symbols at night at your home PC and then have those same symbols on your work PC the following morning. Managing these lists is done via the quote window menu. We are also working toward migrating many of our other products into this same server technology so that those using eSignalâs wireless companion product, QuoTrek, can synchronize their symbol lists between the PC and their mobile devices. Forward / Yield Curves This window type is used by futures traders and broad market analysts to look at comparative data across multiple futures contracts. The Yield Curve is typically used to verify the âshapeâ of the economyâ¦quite literally, actually. If a normal yield curve is present, long-term investors are rewarded with a higher rate of return, and short-term bonds will be a lower yield. When an inverted yield curve is present (higher yields for near-term), the market at large is in an unusual state, and a cautionary approach when investing is warranted. Forward Curve charts provide the user with the ability to view pricing on forward contracts for commodities. Forward curves can act as unbiased predictors and allow the user to better see where the market is trending. Snap Quote Bar One of simplest ideas turns out to be one of the more usefulâ¦the Snap Quote Bar displays the quote for the symbol you type into it. Itâs treated much like a standard toolbar and can be placed along the top or bottom of eSignal. It can even be free-floating to be put anywhere on your computerâs display. The data fields can also be fully customized so that the exact data you want to be displayed is there at your fingertips. In addition, the symbol linking box is fully functional, allowing you to type a symbol into multiple windows at the same time you are getting a quote. Enhancements ---------------------------- Style Templates for All Windows All windows within eSignal now have the ability to save their settings as different style templates. This enables you to take a specific setup of colors, fonts, fields, etc. and apply it to other existing windows without having to repeat the same setup process for each window. Renaming Windows eSignalâs layout feature has allowed the renaming of windows for a long, long timeâ¦even before the âeâ was added to eSignal. When Pages were introduced, one of the items of contention was that the windows themselves couldnât be given a custom name to identify them in a unique way; that all changes with eSignal 10.5. With a quick menu selection (under File), you can change the name of practically any window type within a page.