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I have 2 major questions really. I want to invest probably long term in potentially superperfomance stocks. having read several books investing in the trend follwoing breakouts from consolidation can be a great strategy.

1. Does anyone have any tips for finding and trading/investing in these shares without paying for breakout alerts form other sites?

2. Is it possible to set alerts for many stocks at once on IG around this? Could be when the 150 day EMA crosses over the 200 day EMA for example.

 

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I'm sure there's a tutorial from IG on this, but in the meantime

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works roughly the same way on the "new" platform

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but not for many stocks at once , that's a screener which I don't think is available :(

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Thanks Elle. Much appreciated, yes i do alerts for individual stocks , it'll just take a long time to set a few thousand. But yes thanks for the advice i have found a few stock screeners which actually include technicals too...

https://finviz.com/screener.ashx?v=141&f=ta_sma200_pa&o=country

https://www.zacks.com/screening/stock-screener

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/screener/

https://uk.tradingview.com/screener/

https://uk.investing.com/stock-screener/

https://uk.advfn.com/cmn/tl/movers.php3

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You can set alerts on  any instrument on the IG platform.   Go to Alerts pick whatever share or other instrument and then choose whatever criteria you wanted to be alerted. (Please follow the instructions  - which is very simple).  Once your criteria has been met the IG software will alert you by text or email.

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On 04/04/2019 at 21:37, elle said:

I'm sure there's a tutorial from IG on this, but in the meantime

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Hello. On what platform is that? It doesn't look like IG. Thanks

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9 hours ago, vesig said:

Hello. On what platform is that? It doesn't look like IG. Thanks

tis the IG old platform.

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