List of Indicators
Using this link, a trader can find necessary source information about a company or an industry. For example, below is information about the company producing printer Lexmark.
The author would like to draw readers' attention to the fact that search in services of Yahoo! Finance is performed by symbols (suffixes) given to companies. The stock suffixes of companies can be found here.
2. The program named GkrellStock is used to view quotes. The program is an external plugin to be connected to another program GkrellM widely used in the world of "open source software".
It is shown below how GkrellM will look after installation and setup of plugin GkrellStock:
In the program settings, it is possible to select location of the server providing information, stock indexes/suffixes alternating, updating time. The server providing information and located in the USA is shown in the screenshot below, updating time selected as 30 seconds and 5 minutes, respectively.
Stock index or suffix is shown in the toolbar of plugin GkrellStock. In the screenshot below, it can be seen how things are going with General Electric Co. If the mouse cursor is pointed at its toolbar, information about the company's quotes will be displayed in a pop-up window.
The screenshot below shows the situation with DowJones index. Like in the previous case, more details are given in a pop-up window.
To use this plugin, graphical server X-Window library gtk2, GkrellM, and the plugin itself must be installed. The plugin can be found at http://gkrellstock.sourceforge.net/. If the user does not want to compile, the ready rpm-package can be utilized that can be found here or another source may be found using Google search engine.
the user gets one more tool to watch the market situation.
The sequence of searching for stock indexes and suffixes described above is used here, as well. To apply this plugin, it is necessary to have installed graphical server X-Window, window manager Gnome and gtik.
Like in all previous programs, the order of search for stock indexes or suffixes does not change. The program allows one to change colors in this dockapplet. After the program has been modified, it must be recompiled.
To use this plugin, it is necessary to install graphical server X-Window, any window manager, and the program itself.
In this program, there is a possibility to add necessary stock indexes and suffixes, as well as to use a proxy server. To find stock indexes and suffixes, the user may apply methods describe above in the article.
To install this program, X-server is necessary. The packages of tcl and tk can be taken from here.
The author himself uses in his trading practice the last program from the above list - Tclticker. It can be placed in the upper part of the desktop as shown in Screenshot 13. This allows the author to be always in touch with the situation on the market, this program setup flexibility providing the point sampling of market positions the trader is interested in. This allows the user to predict the Forex development. And this, in its turn, allows to fit the Expert Advisors for automated trading using MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal.
Translated from Russian by MetaQuotes Software Corp.
Original article: https://www.mql5.com/ru/articles/1438