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Thom Hartle
Aug 16, 2017
Updated: Jun 18, 2021

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard provides a drop-down menu where you can select the underlying market, such as E-mini S&P 500. The display will then show all front contract option symbols, including weekly and end-of-month options. The... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 14, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

John Ehlers’, President of MESA Software (mesasoftware.com), goal is to bring the science of engineering and Digital Signal Processing to the art of trading. One such endeavor is his publishing of the Fisher Transform as a technical study for... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 26, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

Microsoft® Excel offers the Radar Chart. This chart does not use the typical X-axis versus Y-axis. Instead, the radar chart is a graphic display of multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart.

Viewing the radar chart shows... more

Thom Hartle
May 10, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

If you track the performance of ETFs you may be interested in evaluating the performance of the stocks that are held by the ETF, such as the Invesco QQQ ETF, which tracks the Nasdaq-100 Index. Two downloadable samples are provided at the bottom... more

Thom Hartle
May 21, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

Fixed income traders may want to see fixed income futures prices for the book using a price format other than decimals or native. This article details the steps to converting decimal formatting to Solidus formatting (132.5078125 converted to 132-... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 03, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

This article builds upon the post titled “Evaluate ETF Constituents Performance Using Excel” that detailed gauging the current price of a stock relative to the high as an indication of relative weakness and a table was included that demonstrated... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 07, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

Microsoft® Excel 2016 and higher offer a new chart type: The Treemap. A treemap chart provides a hierarchical view of your data. This view makes it easy to spot patterns, such as which markets are outperforming or underperforming in a group of... more

Thom Hartle
Mar 09, 2021
Updated: May 18, 2021

Traders and investors have a multitude of opportunities for theme investing. That is, ETFs are structured to invest in companies that are part of an industry, such as Biotech, Internet, Aerospace, etc. One such example is the SPDR® S&P Kensho... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 09, 2021
Updated: Apr 09, 2021

Sparklines have been available beginning with Microsoft® Excel 2010. A Sparkline is a simple chart that is displayed within a cell or a group of merged cells. Sparklines are a nice addition to a quote display as the quote display shows current... more

Thom Hartle
Jul 27, 2017
Updated: Apr 09, 2021

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet tracks the constituents of the DJIA Index (symbol: DJIA).

Throughout the trading session, the thirty individual stocks are dynamically ranked and displayed in the histogram bar chart with their respective... more