Barrons, December 7, 2013
When opportunity knocks, you have to move. But in the rush to grab after a stock's potential, don't forget to check its downside–especially with market valuations getting stretched.
ThinkAdvisor, November 7, 2013
Shawn Carpenter aims to solve the problem. The former Google executive is the co-founder and CEO of YCharts, a research and information provider that he considers a “Bloomberg for advisors,” only without the static desktop terminal. YCharts' cloud design lets subscribers have access to information “whenever and wherever they need it.
InvestmentNews, July 17, 2013
A data service providing real time market info -- at a fraction of the cost of that more-famous terminal...
RIA Biz, August 13, 2013
Flush with $8 million in VC dollars, YCharts is betting that its data feed and content can challenge the Bloomberg behemoth by filling a hole for wealth and hedge fund managers.
Chicago Business, May 9, 2013
YCharts Inc., a Chicago company that sells an online stock information tool, has raised another nearly $4 million in capital, including from a big new investor, information services company Reed Elsevier Group PLC's venture capital arm.
Web-Based Financial Terminal YCharts Raises $3.875M Round Led By Morningstar And Reed Elsevier Ventures
TechCrunch, May 9, 2013
YCharts, a Chicago and New York-based startup that calls itself a financial terminal for the web, today announced that it has raised $3.875 million in its third funding round. The round was led by Morningstar and Reed Elsevier Ventures, with participation from all of the company’s earlier investors, including Hyde Park Angels, I2A and Amicus.
Barrons, April 13, 2013
Because beauty is in the eye of the beholder, stock-charting is a never-ending search for the right metrics. Here are some good services.
YCharts Adds Technical Analysis, Preps Global Coverage
Inside Market Data, April 4, 2013
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts has rolled the availability of technical charts on its web-based platform, and is completing testing of fundamental data for Canadian companies, as it continues to expand its charting capabilities and data coverage in response to customer demand.
YCharts Boosts Platinum Data Export, Preps Global Content
Inside Market Data, January 11, 2013
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts has expanded the data export capabilities of its Platinum-level YCharts Pro subscription-based platform for institutional investors, to provide more flexible options for firms to take advantage of the vendor’s content, while continuing to broaden the data available on its platform with the addition of global data early this year.
YCharts Unveils Institutional-Level Platform
Inside Market Data, October 5, 2012
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts will this week launch its Platinum-level YCharts Pro subscription-based platform, which includes more advanced calculations and more flexible options for exporting data from the platform for use in traders' own models, providing institutional investors with content and functionality similar to what they may be accustomed to from professional financial terminals.
Barrons, September 25, 2012
Websites like YCharts and CapitalCube give you ways to value your holdings so you know whether it's worth it to sell a hot stock.
YCharts Targets Institutional Investor Needs with ‘Platinum’ Content, Analytics
Inside Market Data, August 10, 2012
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts is preparing to roll out a new subscription-based platform, dubbed YCharts Platinum, with more advanced data, calculations and charting capabilities, developed specifically to meet the requirements of institutional investors.
Barrons, July 28, 2012
Three investment Websites add new tools to help you discover how much value is in your Wal-Mart or Facebook stock. And why great value doesn't always mean great returns.
Built In Chicago, July 27, 2012
YCharts may be the David to Yahoo! Finances’ Goliath. With strong growth over the past 18 months, the small-but-mighty financial services company is poised to follow in those Biblical footsteps—or at least take on the giant.
Building A Better Yahoo Finance: YCharts Hits Its Stride As A Reliable Destination For Financial Data
TechCrunch, July 18, 2012
Founded in 2009, YCharts set out to offer a legitimate alternative to the Yahoo Finances of the world by becoming a full-service resource for detailed and reliable financial information.
YCharts Bows Streaming Updates, Alerts
Inside Market Data, April 30, 2012
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts will this week add streaming stock quotes and alerting functionality to its Web-based fundamental analysis platform, to more proactively deliver the information required by value-based investor and investment advisor clients, and provide a better user experience.
Barron's, April 14th, 2012
A site that lets you view investments through his eyes, and others'.
YCharts Enables ‘Flexible’ Multi-Metrics Charting
Inside Market Data, February 6, 2012
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts last week upgraded the Interactive Charts in its web-based platform, to enable users to plot more metrics, economic indicators and companies on a single chart for more flexible analysis.
Barron's, January 28th, 2012
YCharts and GuruFocus have broadened beyond technical charting to add lots of fundamental information for investors.
Chicago Business, January 5th, 2012
Former Crain's Chicago Business Editor Jeff Bailey has been named editor of Chicago-based investor information firm YCharts.com.
TechCrunch, Nov 27, 2011
YCharts, a startup that provides stock research, tools and analysis, has raised $3.25 million in Series B financing led by investment research company, Morningstar with participation from existing investors including the Hyde Park Angels, I2A, and others.
Crain's, Chicago Nov 17, 2011
Morningstar Inc. led a group to invest $3.25 million in YCharts Inc., a Chicago-based online stock-research startup. Morningstar, the investment research company led by billionaire Joe Mansueto, is investing $2.45 million while Hyde Park Angels, I2A Fund of Chicago and several other angel investment firms are pitching in another $800,000, YCharts said in a news release.
Portfolio, Nov 17, 2011
Shawn Carpenter learned a thing or two in his three years working at Google—like how to turn massive amounts of data into something people could actually understand and use. He’s applied that knowledge to investing with YCharts, the company he cofounded with Ara Anjargolian, to put the kind of tools Wall Street analysts and hedge fund managers use in the hands of individual investors.
TechCrunch, July 27, 2011
YCharts excels at digging into past long-tail data that’s publicly available from a variety of sources– things like P/E ratios, R&D spending, or cash flows graphed over time. The focus is on determining what works in the markets in the long run. This doesn’t just differentiate YCharts, it’s a cheaper way to build the company. Historical data is cheaper to aggregate than real time data, so the company is starting there and will bootstrap its way into more of the real time fray once it builds and audience, says co-founder Shawn Carpenter.
Yahoo! Finance, April 25, 2011
“We continue to invest in providing the fastest, most flexible stock charts. And now we’ve added key economic indicators,” Ara Anjargolian, co-founder and chief technology officer of YCharts. “Offering this capability free-of-charge helps make for a better-informed equities marketplace and we’re proud to do that.”
YCharts Boosts Pro Charting, Plans Advisor Product
Inside Market Data, April 18, 2011
Some macro data may be a leading indicator of what’s happening in a particular industry… so by overlaying individual company data with economic indicators together in one chart, you can make your own judgment on where you think the stock is headed based on the macro trends,” Carpenter says, adding that YCharts’ historical database of economic indicators—some of which date back as far as 1913—enables users to review past cycles of data to assess whether cycles are likely to repeat.
New York Times, February 7, 2011
Nathan Pinger at YCharts describes this situation perfectly. “Trying to pick a stock’s future growth path based on past growth is like trying to guess if a coin will come up heads or tails when you know that the last toss was a heads. The previous toss tells you nothing.”
Fox Business, June 1, 2010
YCharts CEO Shawn Carpenter on how technology can help people invest more wisely.
Chicago SunTimes, May 24, 2010
"When a lot of people look and talk about stocks, they tend to overcomplicate things," said Shawn Carpenter, CEO of Chicago-based YCharts. "What we do is help you look at companies the same way you look at any business you are running."
Crain's Chicago, May 4, 2010
The company, which launched in 2009 after a round of venture funding (the company won’t specify the amount, but confirms it was more than $1 million), has a three-part revenue model: advertisements, subscriptions and partnerships with other finance sites.
BusinessWire, April 7, 2010
Hyde Park Angels, I2A, Amicus Capital, Social Leverage Combine to Help Launch Website Featuring Sophisticated Analytical Tools and Market Trend Data for Individuals, Professionals..
SXSWi, March 13, 2010
Clearly the financial world needs some innovation, and fast. This panel will bring together experts in finance and technology to talk about how the future of finance will be influenced by data geeks and technologists..
BusinessWire, January 6, 2010
YCharts covers over 5,000 U.S. companies and 40 million investor trends in real-time. Fifty thousand investors already take advantage of YCharts every month. YCharts is offered free of charge with subscription based PRO and institutional versions coming in 2010.
YCharts Launches Fundamentals Analysis Platform, Mulls Pro Tools
Inside Market Data, January 4, 2010
Chicago-based fundamental data analysis provider YCharts will this week launch a Web-based platform for fundamental analysis of US-listed companies, enabling users to track and analyse company fundamental data to help identify and incorporate trends into their trading strategies.
The portal was initially aimed at individual investors, but YCharts chief executive Shawn Carpenter says it will appeal to anyone taking a fundamental approach to company analysis, adding that professional money managers have been using the platform since it entered alpha testing in June...
Chicago Sun-Times, December 27, 2009
It's worth checking out if you can't afford a Bloomberg terminal...
Bullishness, December 27, 2009