CyberBuddy has the capability of retrieving delayed stock quote information. You can select up to 25 different stock symbols. CyberBuddy can report the price, change, volume and last transaction time, or some combination of these. You can tell CyberBuddy to only notify you when the stock moves in a particular direction or when it exceeds certain limits.
Note: Quotes are delayed. Data and information is provided for entertainment purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. Neither the program author nor any of its data or content providers shall be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.
Enable Stock Reports
Checking this box enables CyberBuddy to retrieve the selected reports at the designated intervals.
This section indicates what you wish CyberBuddy to report on the retrieved information.
-Last Transaction Time
Check Stocks Time
Determine how often to check for stock changes.
This is where you will enter the information that you want for each stock quote.
The number wheel lets you select the Stock from your list of stocks ( 1 25).
Move the number wheel to the stock desired or to a blank stock selection if a new one is to be entered.
Enter the stock symbol for the desired stock
Deletes the current stock symbol at the current list location.
This is where you tell CyberBuddy when you would like to hear about a certain stock.
CyberBuddy keeps track of stock reports as it retrieves them, if nothing has changed, not even the volume or transaction date, then CyberBuddy assumes that the market has closed and will stop giving you reports. This is to keep from bothering you when the market may be closed.
Every Time Will announce the stock status each time a report is retrieved
Any Change Any change in the price
Positive Change Announce when the price goes up.
Negative Change Announce when the price goes down.
Outside of limits Here, you can tell CyberBuddy to alert you when a stock exceeds a certain limit.
If the Upper Limit box has a number in it, CyberBuddy will alert you when the quote is above this price.
If the Lower Limit box has a number in it, CyberBuddy will alert you when the quote is below this price. You may use both boxes to set a "limit window".
Note: Only decimal numbers may be entered in these boxes, fractions are not allowed. For example: 21.5 is permitted while 21 ½ is not.
Check Stocks Now
Will retrieve the latest stock information for the selected stocks and will report according to the criteria you have set for each stock.
Full Stock Report
Will retrieve the latest stock information for the selected stocks and will report on all of your stocks, regardless of the criteria you have set for each stock. In other words, it will give a report for all the stock symbols you have listed.
Brings the stock quotes web page up in your browser. See the details for your selected stocks. You can also right click the Agent Character to get this selection.