Chart Status Line
The chart status line is used to display additional information about any symbols, studies, and strategies that are applied to a price chart or subgraph. For symbols, this includes specified price quote fields; for studies and strategies, inputs and plotted values are displayed. In addition, indications (markers) appear in the status line that represent various chart conditions. The chart status line is located at the top of each chart and subgraph.
The status line always displays the current information for chart symbols, even if you are plotting historical data.
See Customize Window - Status Line for information about changing the data displayed of the status line in a chart.
The indications available in the status line are described in the table below. The columns displayed by default are marked with an asterisk (*).
|Indication||Definition||Color (default settings)|
|SA*||Shows the status of strategy automation settings for the current
Right-click on the indication marker to access the Customize Strategy dialog that controls the automation settings for the active chart.
= Generates strategy orders in TradeManager
= Automatic execution with confirmation
= Automatic execution without confirmation
|A*||Shows the alert status for the selected symbol.|
|C*||Indicates that data corrections are available for the symbol.
Right-click on the indication marker to access choices for applying or ignoring corrections to the symbol data.
|= Corrections pending|
|PD*||Shows the status of a pending data request.||= Pending data request still active.|
|TA||Shows the TradingApp Store status for the selected symbol.||= TradingApp Store trading product enabled|
The fields available in the status line are described in the table below. The columns displayed by default are marked with an asterisk (*).
|Field (in display order)||Definition||Pre/Post-Market Activity||Color Based On|
|Studies/Strategies*||The name of the study(s) and/or strategies applied to the chart.||Session-based||Study name = displayed value|
|Ask* (A)||The price at which a seller in the market is willing to pay for a given instrument. Market orders to buy are filled at the ask price.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Ask Size (AS)||The number of trading units that prospective sellers are prepared to sell for a symbol.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Bid* (B)||The price at which a buyer in the market is willing to pay for a given instrument. Market orders to sell are filled at the bid price.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Bid Size (BS)||The number of trading units that prospective buyers are prepared to purchase for a symbol.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Bid Tick||Displays a up or down arrow based on the direction of the last bid tick.||Yes||Displays green for up and red for down.|
|Close* (C)||The closing price of the current day, exclusive of Form T trades (a trade executed outside of the normal trade reporting day). For lightly traded stock options, this column reflects the last available closing price.||No||Net Change (C)|
|Date||The date at which a specific market event was entered.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Description||Displays the full company name of the symbol.||NA||Bar color|
|Exchange*||The listed exchange for the symbol.||NA||Bar color|
|High* (Hi)||The highest price of the day.||No||Displayed value|
|Last* (L)||The current price retrieved from the TradeStation Network. The Net Change and Net Percent Change columns are calculated on this value.||Yes||Net Change|
|Low* (Lo)||The lowest price of the day.||No||Displayed value|
|Net % Chg*||The difference between the current price and the previous day's close, expressed in a percentage. The value is displayed in green when the value is positive and in red when the value is negative.||Yes||Last|
|Net Chg*||The difference between current price and the previous day's closing price, expressed in points. The value is displayed in green when the value is positive and in red when the value is negative.||Yes||Last|
|Open* (O)||The opening price of the day.||No||Open versus the Close of the previous day.|
|Prev Close (PC)||The closing price of the previous day.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Symbol Interval*||Displays the full name of the symbol.||NA||Bar color|
|Time||Displays the time of the last trade.|
|Trd Size (TS)||The number of shares or contracts involved in the transaction.||Yes||Displayed value|
|TrdExch (TE)||Displays the exchange from which the last trade originated.||Yes||Displayed value|
|Vol Tot* (V)||The total volume for the current day.||Yes||Displayed value|
|VWAP (VWP)||A measure of the price at which the majority of a given day's trading in a given security took place.||No||Displayed value|
If the status line is not completely visible in the chart window, hovering your mouse cursor over any portion of the status line displays a tooltip that shows all of the status line information. If the status line is completely visible, hovering your mouse cursor over the names of all active strategies and studies applied to the chart displays a tooltip with additional information.