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Top Best Stock Quote-Charts List Free Stock Quotes-Learn Chart Sites

Updated on August 13, 2015
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Stock chart

For many years investing in the stock market has been a way to supplement income or establish a foundation for retirement. Looking at stock charts and stock quotes is something that investors use to see how a particular stock is trading.

Stock quote is the price at which a stock is trading at any given time. Normal trading action takes place during the times when the market is open.

There is also pre-market trading and after-hours trading for the more experienced investors.

There are plenty of free online stock charts and stock quotes sites to choose from. It is usually just a matter of preference as to which one is the best. Here is a list of some of the more popular free chart and quote sites.

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There is a lot more information to be gained from reading charts than just reading a stock price quote. It can become very interesting looking at the chart of your favorite stock and have a good indication of whether it will continue going up or whether it is losing momentum and is going lower in price.

Charts contain a boat load of information. Learning how to read a chart can be fun and exciting. When reading a chart to see which way the stock is headed either up or down should be joined with the fundamentals of the stock.

The fundamentals or how financially stable the company is, are two things that make up a companies profile of the stock and are used to help in making a good investment.

Every investor has a different goal whether it be a long term investment or short term trade each one has a their own specific reason for being in or out of the market.

There is a large amount of online investor sites that charge a fee not just for the charts but for actually making investments. Always do a full comparison and background check before signing up with one of these sites.

Referring back to the free charts for even some of the seasoned investors is still preferred. Reasons being that one site may be perfect for just a quick stock quote and another might be more appropriate for use with more technical indicators for advanced users.

If your interested in learning how to read charts for free then look through some of the free chart websites. Some have information on how basic chart reading and understanding indicators. There is actually free information on how to read advanced technical indicators.

Taking time to learn about individual stock charts can sometimes help in making good investments. Remember, nothing is a sure thing, but those with a little bit of advantage usually come out ahead of the game.


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      Stock Market 6 years ago

      very good post, i was really searching for this topic as i wanted this topic to understand completely and it is also very rare in internet that is why it was very difficult to understand

      thank you for sharing this.


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      WoodsmensPost 7 years ago from Arizona

      Thanks Alison, I have been using these free stock chart sites for a few years now, anyone can feel free to suggest a good one I may have missed.

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      Alison Graham 7 years ago from UK

      Interesting and well researched information, thank you.