TA by hand-- software sampler

Discussion in 'Technical Analysis' started by PetaDollar, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. PetaDollar

    PetaDollar Moderator

    For those of you who do some TA research "by hand"... for example, moving through charts and recording prices in a spreadsheet (either by printing out charts or doing it on the screen)...

    What software are you using? What features about it do you like? Dislike?

    Traditionally, I have used E-signal (end-of-day subscription), because it allows access to both stock and futures, and it exports to Excel/Access etc, and the printouts are decent.

    Lately, i've been favoring using BigCharts java ("Interactive") charts for stocks, because it lets you mouse over a bar showing you the OHLC while the window is *inactive*. Thus I can keep my Excel active in the foreground and type while I mouse over the prices.