How to add stocks to watchlist & create alerts

Background : Keep an eye on stocks you are interested in by adding them to a watchlist. You can also set alerts for each individual stock which will notify you via email when triggered.

Watchlist is available to both Friends of StocksCafe as well as the free tier (max 30 for free tier).
Alerts are available only to Friends of StocksCafe.


How to add stocks to watchlist:

  1. Go to the stock page and click on “Add to Watchlist”.

  2. Select the watchlist you want to add the stock to. Or simply click “Add to watchlist” if you only have one list.

  3. Done!

How to create alerts for a stock:

  1. Click on the stock in your watchlist.
    Important: the stock must be in your watchlist before you can create alerts

  2. Click on “Set Alert”.

  3. Enter the value/s in the field/s that you want notifications of.

  4. Click on the “OFF” switch to turn the alert to ON.
    Tip: Check the “Persistent” box if you don’t want alerts to be turned off even after being triggered

  5. Click “Update” on the bottom of the page.

  6. Ensure Watchlist Alerts is turned on in your email preferences.

  7. Done!

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