How Ben and Michael use YCharts against Noobwhales

When it comes to finance and investing podcasts, Animal Spirits stands out as one of the most insightful and entertaining shows we listen to.  Part of what makes the podcast so appealing is how Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson, the show’s co-hosts, poke holes in the claims of investing talking heads and Twitter trolls. Noobwhales, … Continued

The Earnings Season Playbook

Earnings season rolls around four times a year and brings with it a frenzy of information. The beats and misses, EPS and revenue, excitement and uncertainty all combine for a dizzying few weeks. Don’t get us wrong, it’s important information. Whether it’s a huge swing or a minor movement, earnings announcements make more information available … Continued

Expert Tips: Fundamental Charts

Expert Tips are designed to help you get the most out of your YCharts subscription. Hone your skills, practice new ones, or email hello@ycharts.com if you have any questions. Click to jump to each Expert Tip: View Charts in New Design Fed Funds Target & Effective Rates Charting EPS Estimates vs. Actuals Overlay Recessions  Short … Continued

Top 3 Reasons CFAs Choose YCharts

In order to put your vast and detailed knowledge set to work, you need a platform that can keep up with your fine-tuned research process yet help you simplify and relay insights to clients, prospects, and colleagues. (Remember, they haven’t studied this stuff for hundreds and hundreds of hours). CFAs need the horsepower of a … Continued

Product Announcement: New Features in Fundamental Charts

We are excited to share several new functionalities within Fundamental Charts — one of our most heavily used tools. Our Fundamental Charts have long been known for their 4,500+ plottable financial metrics, intuitive interface, and striking appearance. The additional functionalities outlined below make this tool even more powerful. Having a best-in-class visualization tool is essential … Continued

In One Chart: Is GE on sale?

You’ve likely followed General Electric’s (GE) recent struggles, culminating with their removal from the Dow Jones Industrial Average last week. The 125 year old American giant has seen a steady and constant decline in its share price since the beginning of 2017. Under Jeff Immelt’s reign as CEO, GE was burned badly on a few … Continued

Addressing 2018 Market Concerns

After experiencing one of the best years in the stock market in 2017, many investors question what’s in store for the markets in the upcoming year. The conversations — specifically amongst investment advisors — have switched from concerns about the Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule, robo-advisors, and compliance to broader market concerns. While we cannot predict the … Continued