News Sources and Speed of Updates

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To keep up with the daily movements of the market, news is essential. YCharts gathers news from a number of sources and feeds streaming headlines to our subscribers.

Available Sources

YCharts gets news feeds from the following sources:

MT Newswires (hosted on

  • Up to the minute company news covering more than 5000 companies in the US and Canada
  • Global coverage of economic events
  • Up to 1000 headlines each day

PR Newswire (hosted on YCharts)

  • Thousands of stories each month
  • Permanent archive beginning in March of 2015

Seeking Alpha Breaking News

  • Timely coverage of corporate announcements and events

Yahoo Finance

  • Expansive source of headlines with global scope and extensive company coverage

According to your own tastes, you may follow or unfollow any of the covered news sources.

Speed of Updates

We receive new news items once every five minutes from our sources. Individual sources may contain their own delays, so news should not be used for real-time trading decisions.

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