Product Update: New & Improved Timeseries Analysis

YCharts’ Timeseries Analysis tool enables you to access, format, and export historical stock, mutual fund, and ETF metrics, as well as economic indicators. Because Timeseries Analysis is a vital resource for data-driven investment decisions, YCharts has updated the tool’s interface to better serve our users. In-depth investment research often requires large data sets with multiple … Continued

Advisors: Do Clients Perceive Your Value?

As a registered investment advisor (RIA) there are two common methods for growing your firm: Method 1: Grow AUM in current accounts. Method 2: Grow AUM by adding new accounts. Top advisors recognize that sustainable growth requires them to simultaneously focus on both methods. In order to grow the quantity and size of accounts managed, advisors must … 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

Tax-Loss Harvesting Made Simple with YCharts

Tax-loss harvesting is a process, usually conducted annually, whereby investors seek to limit their portfolios’ capital gains taxes. Assuming you sold investments for a capital gain at some point in the year and will owe taxes on those gains, you may choose to sell other investments at a loss and offset the taxable income made … Continued

New Product Announcement: Model Portfolios

We’re excited to announce our most recent, and most requested, product development of this year — Model Portfolios. YCharts Model Portfolios combine the power of Excel with the ease and accessibility of a web-based platform. Select securities, percentage weights, and a benchmark — then analyze your portfolio’s performance, risk, and allocation metrics. Do all of this … Continued

YCharts In The Community: Brooklyn Queens Land Trust

Our New York City team is really good at building an industry-leading investment research platform — we already knew that. But as we learned last week, it turns out they’re pretty good gardeners too. When YCharts’ software engineering team looked for a way to give back, they thought it would also be a great opportunity … Continued

New Product Announcement: Email Reports

We’re excited to announce our newest product addition — Email Reports. YCharts Email Reports are fully customizable and give you the ability to construct tailored market updates sent straight to your inbox at intervals of your choosing. There are innumerable options available for market update emails — each varying in quality of format, content, and … Continued

Millennials Don’t Use Advisors – 3 Ways You Can Change That

So I’m a millennial — born in the ’90s, raised on Pop Rocks and the internet, living off quinoa and hummus — millennial. But when my millennial friends and I aren’t eating overpriced brunch or over-editing Instagram photos, we actually have more intellectual conversations than you might think. Things like cryptocurrencies and Robinhood have added a new … Continued

How Research Creates Opportunity in Volatile Markets

2018 is the year of the VIX — everyone’s talking about it and most are afraid of it. For the first time in a while, investors are needing to tap into their fight or flight instincts. And while you may be tempted to choose the latter, there’s a case to be made for fighting. First, a quick … Continued

How YCharts Enables Our Customers to Succeed

YCharts is shining the spotlight on one of our Customer Success Managers, John Feller. John has been an integral part of YCharts support for over three years, spending his days enabling our customers to make smarter investment decisions. From answering support tickets and website chats a few years ago to effectively managing an entire region … Continued