Email Alerts FAQs

We've collected a list of the frequently asked questions about our Financial Content and Tools; including Portfolio, Watchlist, Custom Filters and Email Alerts.

What free upgrades have been added for registered users?

  • All registered users can enjoy the following enhancements and will be able to set up alerts for:
  1. Last Price or when a price crosses a High or Low for an individual ticker
  2. Intraday or End of Day values
  3. When a company issues a press release


What additional upgrades have been added for individuals with a paid digital subscription?

  • Ability to add multiple conditions (Example: price hits target AND liquidity hits volume)
  • Price or Percent Change (Greater/Less)
  • End of Day Email (Watchlist and Portfolio)
  • Highs/Lows (% From High/Low or makes new High/Low)
  • Liquidity (Volume - Greater/Less)
  • Technical Indicators:
  • Average Volume
  • Historic Volatility
  • MACD Oscillator
  • Moving Average
  • Percent R
  • Raw Stochastic
  • Relative Strength
  • Standard Deviation
  • Stochastic %D and %K
  • True Range
  • Weighted Alpha


What will happen to my old alerts?

  • The Globe's new Alerts tool is on a new platform and offers dramatically more value than the legacy tool
  • If you had Alerts in our legacy tool, they will need to be recreated in the new tool


How come I no longer setup and manage email alerts from Watchlist?

  • In March 2018 Globe Investor underwent several critical technical upgrades and and the administration of Alerts was removed from the Watchlist tool

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