Adding Benchmarks

To add a benchmark to the chart, click on the ‘Benchmarks’ button and select one or more benchmarks from the drop-down list. A benchmark can be an index, one of your portfolios, or the sector or industry of the of the stock in the main chart box. Like stocks, benchmarks can be set as baselines, which makes it easy to view a stock’s performance relative to the benchmark.

Benchmarks

You can add multiple benchmarks to the chart, but note that you cannot chart more than twelve lines at a time.

Here is the list of indicies that are available to chart as benchmarks:

Symbol Chartable Index
^FCHI CAC 40
^CPI Consumer Price Index
^GDAXI DAX 30
^DJX DJIA
^DEXCAUS Dollar to CAD Exchange Rate
^DEXUSEU Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate
^FTSE Federal Funds Rate
^FEDFUNDS FTSE 100
^GDP Gross Domestic Product
^HSI Hang Seng
^HOUST Housing Starts
^INDPRO Industrial Production Index
^IXIC Nasdaq
^NDX Nasdaq 100
^N225 Nikkei 225
^RUT Russell 2000
^OEX S&P 100
^SPX S&P 500
^GSPTSE S&P/TSX
^SSE SSE Composite
^TWEXB Trade Weighted Exchange Rate
^UNRATE Unemployment Rate
^VIX Volatility S&P 500

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