FAQs

A collection of Q&As about Barchart.com

What is the Cboe BZX Exchange?
The Cboe BZX Exchange currently accounts for approximately 11-12% of all U.S. equity trading each day. As a result, the real-time prices displayed may have...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 8:43 AM
What's the difference between a Watchlist and a Portfolio?
A Watchlist is simply a list of symbols you wish to monitor.  A Portfolio is used to track buy/sell transactions of your investments, and calculates a p...
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020 at 8:14 AM
How many symbols can be added to a Watchlist?
Each Watchlist can hold up to 1000 rows (a row consists of either a symbol or a "blank" separator). Blank rows can be inserted to visually sep...
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020 at 8:15 AM
How many Watchlists can I create?
A free site membership allows you to create up to 5 Watchlists, while Barchart Premier Members may create unlimited Watchlists.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019 at 1:40 PM
Viewing Interactive Charts on a Mobile Device / Phone
When on mobile devices, only "Header"-style symbol information will display on the Interactive Chart due to the other pop-ups being too intrusive...
Mon, 9 Mar, 2020 at 3:20 PM
Am I seeing real-time data on my Watchlist?
The Watchlist can be viewed using either Intraday or End-of-Day data. This is selected using the control on the Watchlist page: Intraday prices will alway...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 8:44 AM
Can I add Notes to my Watchlist?
To add, edit, or clear notes from you Watchlist: Check the "View/Edit Notes" checkbox. The Notes area will open up below. Type your notes. When...
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020 at 8:33 AM
Can I get pre-market and post-market data on my Watchlist?
The "Extended Hours" view is available for U.S. and LSE equities only, and will show any pre- or post-market price activity.  Select this view...
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019 at 1:49 PM
How can I add multiple symbols to the Watchlist?
You may add one or more symbols (using a comma-separated or space-separated string) with the symbol entry form at the top of the Watchlist page. Additionall...
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019 at 1:53 PM
What time does the Unusual Options Activity page start updating?
Options data starts to update on the website at 9:05a CT.  Options information is delayed a minimum of 15 minutes, and is updated at least once every 15...
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019 at 9:30 AM