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Indices now available

September 8th, 2017 - submitted by StockLight team

Major global market indices are now available in StockLight using the ticker codes below:

^AORD: All Ordinaries (ASX)

^ATX: Austrian Traded Index

^BATSK: BATS 1000 Index

^BFX: BEL20

^DJI: Dow Jones Industrial Average

^DJA: Dow Jones Composite Average

^BVSP: Bovespa

^FCHI: CAC 40

^FTSE: FTSE 100

^FVX: Treasury Yield 5 Years

^GDAXI: DAX

^GSPC: 500 Index

^GSPTSE: S&P TSX Composite

^HSI: Hang Seng Index

^IRX: 13 Week Treasury Bill

^IXBK: NASDAQ Bank

^IXF: NASDAQ Financial

^IXFN: NASDAQ Other Finance

^IXIC: NASDAQ Composite

^IXID: NASDAQ Industrial

^IXIS: NASDAQ Insurance

^IXK: NASDAQ Computer

^IXTR: NASDAQ Transportation

^IXUT: NASDAQ Telecommunications

^JKSE: Jakarta Composite Index

^KLSE: KLSE Composite

^KS11: KOSPI Composite Index

^MERV: MerVal

^MID: S&P MidCap 400 Index

^MXX: IPC - Índice de Precios y Cotizaciones

^N225: Nikkei 225

^NBI: NASDAQ Biotechnology

^NDX: NASDAQ-100

^NIN: NYSE International 100 Index

^NTM: NYSE TMT Index

^NUS: NYSE US 100 Index

^NWL: NYSE World Leaders Index

^NWX: NYSE Arca Networking Index

^NYA: NYSE Composite

^NZ50: NZX 50 Index

^OEX: S&P 100 Index

^OMXSPI: OMX Stockholm General PI

^OSEAX: Oslo Stock Exchange All Shares

^PSE: NYSE Arca Tech 100 Index

^RUA: Russell 3000 Index

^RUI: Russell 1000 Index

^RUT: Russell 2000 Index

^SML: S&P 600

^SOX: PHLX Semiconductor

^SPSUPX: S&P 1500

^SSMI: Swiss Market

^STI: Straits Times Index

^TA100: TA-100 Index

^TNX: CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note

^TRJCRB: TR/CC CRB Excess Return Index

^TWII: Taiwan Weighted

^TYX: Treasury Yield 30 Years

^W5000: Wilshire 5000

^XAU: PHLX Gold/Silver Sector

^XAX: NYSE AMEX Composite

^XMI: NYSE Arca Major Market Index

 


Profit and loss in your portfolio

June 27th, 2017 - submitted by StockLight team

StockLight now shows a fully personalised profit and loss analysis of your portfolio. We also added support for multiple watchlists.

Based on user feedback, we introduced an easy way to enter the purchase price and date of your holdings so that StockLight can calculate an estimated return on your investments.

Your holdings screen will also show dividends that were issued and an annualised return based on the holding periods entered for your stocks.

The opportunity cost associated with your holding period is a very important concept when investing and that is why you need to know how your investments are doing on an annualised basis.

Unlike your broker who is typically incentivised to make you trade more often and has no reason to show you an annualised return, StockLight acts in your best interest and won't hide this crucial benchmark from you.

Click here to learn more about your annualised return and why it is important.

For those of us tracking lots of companies, we also made it easy to create multiple watchlists. Just tap 'Edit' next to your list of stocks on the home screen to manage extra watchlists and adjust your holdings.


Portfolio Backups

March 6th, 2017 - submitted by StockLight team

Following on from the recent release of portfolio tracking, StockLight now also offers server backups of your watchlist and portfolio.

When you update to the latest version of the app, you will now be able to log into your StockLight account on all your devices in the Settings screen of the app. See the 'How do I synchronise my portfolio and watchlist across devices?' question on the website FAQ page for more details.

When logging into multiple devices such as an iPhone and an iPad using the same email account with StockLight, this will ensure that your watchlist and holdings are automatically copied across the devices each time you first open the app.

Note: The email address you enter into iTunes and Google Play when making a 'StockLight Premium' or 'Remove Ads' in-app purchase is not shared with StockLight. In order to have your portfolio backed up by our secure server, you need to enter your email address directly into the app itself either when taking out a 15 day free membership or from the StockLight Settings screen.


NASDAQ & NYSE available

November 17th, 2016 - submitted by StockLight team

In response to overwhelming demand from StockLight users, we have introduced support for the NASDAQ & NYSE stock exchanges.

Now you can use Australia's favourite stocks app to track american businesses like Apple, Telsa Motors, Berkshire Hathaway, Facebook and more.

Over 3,000 stocks from the NASDAQ have been added as well as close to 3,000 stocks from the NYSE and over 300 stocks from the NYSEMKT.

With push notifications of dividends, insider trades, price history and annual report 10-K PDF documents all found in the same place, StockLight is now your go-to research tool for stock investing in North America.


Canstar interview

March 7th, 2016 - submitted by StockLight team

Canstar interviews Jason about competition, challenges and expansion.

https://www.canstar.com.au/wealthbricks-news/stocklight-cutting-through-the-noise/


Twitter cashtags for stocks

November 26th, 2015 - submitted by StockLight team

Did you know that Twitter lets you research stocks using ticker symbols like $BHP?

Cashtags were originally pioneered by american website StockTwits prior to being adopted by Twitter and provide for a structured way to tag social media commentary against listed companies.

StockLight $cashtags


StockLight announces partnership with Finance News Network

September 15th, 2015 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight today announces a partnership with Australia's leading provider of video market commentary; Finance News Network (FNN).

FNN regularly conduct exclusive video interviews with ASX CEO's by putting them on camera to highlight company results, discuss strategy and project future outlooks. StockLight has developed a proprietary in-app video player and FNN integration to redistribute this content to our entire audience of Australian investors.

Yesterday, Sydney Airport CEO Kerrie Mather featured in our first video. Any StockLight subscriber who held a premium subscription and had their watchlist configured to track ASX:SYD received a notification about it straight to their devices News Feed. StockLight is proud to be Australia's first mobile app to offer CEO interviews as we continue to innovate new ways for every day Australians to research and invest like a professional.

Simon Van Es, Finance News Networks MD comments, "As a user of the Stocklight platform we are delighted to be contributing to what is already a fantastic tool for investors."

ASX:SYD CEO Kerrie Mather video interview


Front page article in News Limited

September 14th, 2015 - submitted by StockLight team

StockLight was all over the front page of Australia's biggest newspaper today when News Limited ran a piece on our new 'Insider' director transactions feature.

A great writeup from Frank Chung and syndicated across to: The Weekly Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Herald Sun, Adelaide Now, Perth Now, Gold Coast Bulletin, Townsville Bulletin, Cairns Post, NT News, Geelong Advertiser, The Courier Mail, The Mercury, The Australian


StockLight 2.0 released to the app stores

September 8th, 2015 - submitted by StockLight team

StockLight has launched it's biggest update yet with today's launch of the new app to the App Store and Google Play.

"We are thrilled to be giving away StockLight 2.0 to Australian investors" said Jason Kotchoff, StockLight's founder. "With over 2,000 listed companies to choose from and the big fund managers controlling 86% of the money, less then 1% of investors (the professionals) have historically had access to such advanced investing tools." "By providing access to quality market research in such an accessible medium, we are helping to put the power back into the hands of the investing public."


Australian directors holdings disclosed

August 10th, 2015 - submitted by the StockLight team

In a world first, StockLight is now publishing director transactions and holdings from ASX company insiders to our new Twitter account @ASXinsiders.

When a director buys or sells shares in a public company for which they sit on the board, corporate governance obligations require them to report their transactions and holdings to the ASX.

Until now, there has been no easy way for retail investors to track these holdings and transactions as they happen. That changes today as StockLight is now disclosing not only the trade details but also the ownership stake of the director involved as both a rough monetary amount and as a rough overall percentage of the company.

As anticipation builds towards the next StockLight release, this gives a sneak peak towards the powerful new tools and filters our users can look forward to in what is shaping up to be the most comprehensive StockLight app update since launch.

Insider activity can be a good starting point to further investigate a company however note that as with other StockLight data, it should not be used alone as an indicator to buy or sell a stock.


StockLight wins best in show at the Sydney collaboration in Fintech conference

June 10th, 2015 - submitted by the StockLight team

Criterion conferences invited StockLight up to Sydney to participate in their collaboration in Fintech conference and participate in a pitching competition between half a dozen startups adjudicated by venture capitalists Craig Blair of Airtree ventures and Ilan Israelstam of Apex capital.

StockLight was awarded the trophy for best in show based on a combination of traction, presentation, business model and team.

Huge honour for us, thanks for the invitation!


Money Magazine features StockLight

February 6th, 2015 - submitted by StockLight team

StockLight has a full page spread inside the back cover of this months Money Magazine. 

Grab a copy of February's Money Magazine edition to get $90 off StockLight and Intelligent Investor. 

* offer limited to new users only 

 

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StockLight featured in Self Managed Super

June 9th, 2014 - submitted by StockLight team

Startup Smart LogoStockLight was featured in industry journal Self Managed Super by journalist Krystine Lumanta:

https://www.smsmagazine.com.au/articles/shares-app-resonates-with-smsf-investors


StockLight featured in Startup Smart

May 30th, 2014 - submitted by the StockLight team

Startup Smart LogoStockLight was featured last night in industry journal startup smart by startup journalist Kye White:

https://www.startupsmart.com.au/technology/want-to-invest-theres-an-app-for-that/2014052912408.html


StockLight launches ASX push notifications

May 30th, 2014 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight Media Release

Refer to the attached media release PDF; Stocklight launches ASX push notifications

On it's one year Austrlalian anniversary, StockLight's biggest update so far went live last week to introduce customisable push notifications for:
- ASX price sensitive announcements
- Dividends
- Intelligent Investor research articles.

Additionally, the new app now offers filters to:
- sort the ASX by price earnings ratio
- sort the ASX by dividend yield

Find out more in the attached media release PDF 


Intelligent Investor bookshelf

April 8th, 2014 - submitted by the StockLight team

Over the past week, we have been profiling the super educational Intelligent Investor bookshelf on both Twitter and Facebook.

Here are the high res photos of the whole shelf in all it's glory. Enjoy!

 

Day 1. including The Snowball, such a classic!
Bookshelf Day 1

 

Day 2. Master CEO's, very insightful read.

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StockLight records 10,000 downloads

November 20th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight Media Release

Refer to the attached media release PDF; Melbourne StockLight startup builds “Phenomenal equities app” and records 10,000 downloads.

We have just recorded 10,000 downloads and based on scores of reviews so far, user feedback is rating StockLight with 4.5 out of 5 stars in the Apple and Google app stores.

Says user Mr Maxwell, “Phenomenal equities app. Absolute game changer. Nothing quite like it. Well done to StockLight.”

Says user rabbi.id.au, “This is the best stock app i’ve ever used...”

Says user Serenata1, “I love this app and use it everyday.”

 


StockLight featured in Money Magazine

November 8th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

Check out the last page of the November edition of the Money Magazine for a full page feature and special offer from StockLight and Intelligent Investor.


StockLight launches on iPad/Android tablet

November 7th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight Android Tablet AppStockLight is now available with a large screen interface for iPad and Android tablet devices. All the features of the handheld app without having to navigate back and forward between screens. And one more thing... StockLight now comes free with 300+ education articles about how to invest.


StockLight launches Android Version 1.0

June 10th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

We are proud to announce that StockLight has made it to Android!

Version 1.0 is now available and in the Google Play store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stocklight.stocklightapp


Stocklight App Unlocks Value Stocks on the ASX

May 20th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight Media Release

Refer to the attached media release PDF; Stocklight App Unlocks Value Stocks on the ASX

Intelligent Investor is proud to announce StockLight, a new iPhone App that will allow investors to filter the Australian Share Market to find investment opportunities using fundamental value investing filters.

StockLight allows its users to:
- Search, save and track all stocks on the ASX
- Find the best and worst companies in each market sector, based on quantitative investment ratios adapted to the unique characteristics of each sector
- Get an instant summary of a company’s financial health and its prospects as a potential investment
- Find out which companies are paying dividends and the ability to sort by the ex-dividend date, payment date, company name or dividend yield
- Get access to qualitative research prepared by Intelligent Investor Share Advisor n Drill down to see valuable company information


StockLight launches iPhone Version 1.0

May 19th, 2013 - submitted by the StockLight team

StockLight iPhone v1.0We are happy to announce that StockLight has made it's first release!

Version 1.0 is now available and in the App store: 
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/stocklight/id605185509

 


StockLight Launch Party

May 17th, 2013 - submitted by Jason Kotchoff

The Intelligent Investor StockLight team flew to Melbourne today to celebrate the StockLight product launch with the Melbourne technology team.

It's been quite a herculean effort to get a product of this quality to market so quickly and we are certainly quite excited to be dreaming up the next generation of ground breaking features for a Stock filtering tool.

A big thanks is due to Raef and Chris from Project Project for hosting the event and all the support they have provided in making this happen.

Oh also, thanks to Alex for the StockLight cupcakes, delicious. 

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