Stock Market Quotes Historical Data (2)

All Thomson Reuters websites use cookies to improve your online experience. You collect data (stock prices) and then that data is plotted so you can see the overall big picture of what is going on. There are also several tools (technical indicators) that you can use to help you read stock charts, however they are beyond the scope of this lesson.Historical Stock Prices

This stock price information reflects the history of the common stock that traded under the FTU ticker symbol, which was the surviving stock in the September 01, 2001 merger of First Union and the former Wachovia. NOTE: The Closing Price, Day’s High, Day’s Low, and Day’s Volume have been adjusted to account for any stock splits and/or dividends which may have occurred for this security since the date shown above. Real-time stock quotes, also known as live stock quotes or streaming stock quotes, are provided by specialized quote sites and through stock market trading systems with less than a minute delay.Historical Stock Prices

Historical prices are adjusted by a factor that is calculated when the stock begins trading ex-dividend. It should be kept in mind that the time plays a significant role when it comes to develop the stock market strategies. Adjustments for stock splits is similar, but to calculate the factor you just have to divide the number of shares after the split by the number of shares before the split. This chart and historical price tool illustrates the historical stock performance and trading volume of the Company’s stock at various time intervals. Listing the company on the stock exchange gives the shareholders an access to an efficient, regulated market place, which is considered an optimal arena for share trading. Stock quotes can be grouped into various types as historical stock quotes, delayed stock quotes and real-time stock quotes. Delayed stock quotes are usually free stock quotes provided by various institutions, journals, portals, etc.Historical Stock Prices

Asian stocks started a new month on a cautious note on Monday, with the Bank of Japan’s surprise policy easing sparking some buying but further signs of economic weakness in China and a fall in oil prices keeping investors on guard. You can also download and install software on your computer that will provide you with historical stock quotes, futures, market indices, and mutual funds quotes that the system receives from data servers.

In order to prevent these kind of misleading signals from appearing on our charts, whenever a 2-for-1 split occurs, we divide all of the historical prices for the stock by 2 and multiply all of the historical volume by 2 so that the bars prior to the split match up smoothly with the bars that appear after the split.