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PRT - Can the Sectors and Industry Groupings be shown on the charts for the S&P500


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I am speaking from the point of view of a chartist here.

 

As any self directed swing trader or longer term investor in stocks will know the sector and industry in which a stock is part of has a big influence on the performance of that stock. It would be of great assistance to the chartist to see the sector and industry group on the chart. Most good charting packages "shadow in" the details on the chart itself. It save having to leave the chart and visit a website like this one below:

 

http://stockcharts.com/freecharts/industrysummary.html?&V=W&G=SECTOR_SPDR#&S=PD

 

I would request that the same be applied to charts of LSE listed stocks for the sectors and sub sectors or at least for the FTSE350 

 

Thank you in anticipation of your considerations.

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Hey ,

 

Would you be able to provide a little more clarity on this post. I'd be glad to pass this on to our development team, but would like to get a better understanding of exactly what you were looking for.

 

Many thanks,

Tim 

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Hi Tim,

 

I have provided a link to an image of a chart of Connoco Philips. You will see that the chart provider not only shadows in the name of the stock but also the sector and industry group i.e. Energy and Integrated oil and gas.

 

http://s1326.photobucket.com/user/Robin8889/media/Sector%20amp%20Industry%20on%20Chart_zpseuaulgh9.png.html

 

I provided a link above to the S&P500 sectors and industry groups maintained by Stockcharts.com. If you scroll down to the heading Energy and then click on the industry group you will see Connoco Philips along with all the other companies in this group.

 

In regard to the FTSE350 the LSE categorises the constituents into industry sectors and subsectors with can be found here  http://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/prices-and-markets/stocks/indices/constituents-indices.html?index=NMX&industrySector=&page=1

 

I hope that has clarified my suggestion :-) 

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Hi ,

 

Thanks for the clarification, much appreciated!

 

I'll pass this feedback on to our charts team for their consideration, as I can see how this may be a useful tool. I know the road map for chart development is quite full, but always worth bringing new ideas to the teams attention!

 

Cheers,

Tim

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Thanks Tim, for momentum traders and those interested in capital growth in the medium to longer term it is extremely important to be in the strongest stocks in the strongest industry groups receiving the flow of big money.  All the greats including, Wycoff,  Livermore, Darvas, O'Neill and Weinstein to name a but a few advocated this. 

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