TradingView, a social FinTech platform that unites traders and investors from around the world, has added a calendar with major economic events to charts, the company said on Wednesday. The changes were introduced on 9 December, 2015.
Events have been categorized by importance and, depending on their status, have different color indicators – yellow for important events and red for very important events. Moreover, current events that take place today will be highlighted in light green color, while upcoming events will be in dark green.
In addition, users can configure the calendar to show only information that they find interesting and useful; they can set charts to show all available information or upcoming events only.
TradingView provides charting tools that enable investors to get real-time information and market news and insights. It defines itself as an advanced financial visualization platform. Investors can publish trade ideas, browse others’ ideas, and learn from more experienced traders. They can also benefit from custom charts, regular and advanced ones, and more than 50 intelligent drawing tools, which will help them in understanding and analyzing the financial markets.
The social trading platform is available for use free of charge and provides access to stocks, futures, all major indices, forex, Bitcoin, and contracts for difference (CFDs).
The platform is web-based, meaning there is no use to download and install any software to use it. More than 294,000 investors currently use the platform.