How To Use Stocks App On Mac: The Ultimate Guide

With the launch of macOS Mojave 10.14 version, Apple also brought the Stocks app from iOS platform to Mac devices. Similar to iPhones/iPads, if you have updated your Mac to MacOS Mojave, you can now search for all of the stocks you are investing or interested in, check out updates and business news with ease. Here is how you can do all things in the Stocks app for MacOS Mojave.

How to add stocks to your Watchlist

If you want to immediately view all of the stocks, which are important to you after launching the Stocks app on your Mac, you can easily add them to your stocks Watchlist. To do so

  1. Open the Stocks app from the Finder.
  2. Click on the Search bar on the top left.
  3. Enter the name of a company or stock that you are investing or interested in.
  4. Choose the stock you’d like to add.
  5. Click on the green add button near the name of the stock.

How to view stock trends over time

With the Stocks app, it also allows you to change the time period for which you will be able to see every stock. In the app, you can see trends from the last day to the last 10 years to the stock’s history. To do so:

  1. Open the Stocks app from the Finder.
  2. Click on a Stock from your Watchlist or find your desired stock.
  3. Click on a time period next to the line graph on the right. From there, there are periods of time for you to choose from:

How to view price changes and company worth

To see the price changes and company worth, simply follow the below steps:

  1. Open the Stocks app from the Finder.
  2. Click on the green or red value on the right of the stock name from your Watchlist.

You can now view the price-per-share increase or decrease, as well as a percentage increase or decrease. Discover yourself.

How to view business news from the Stocks app

In the Stocks app in Mojave, you can also check out all the latest news on the stocks from your Watchlist, which is pulled straight from Yahoo. To do so:

  • Open the Stocks app from the Finder and you will see the first Business News window.
  • Click on a story to read more on the website.

Also see: How to hide recent apps in the Dock on macOS Mojave

How to rearrange stocks in your Watchlist

If you want your most important stocks to appear at the top of your Watchlist, here’s how you can rearrange them.

  1. Open the Stocks app from the Finder.
  2. Click on the list button at the bottom right of the Watchlist tab
  3. Hold the reorder button near the stock you want to move. (It is three horizontal lines)
  4. Drag the stock up or down to the position you want and then release it
  5. Click on Done when you finish.

How to delete stocks from your Watchlist

  1. Open the Stocks app from the Finder.
  2. Click on the list button at the bottom right of your Watchlist.
  3. Choose the delete button near the stock that you want to delete. It is a circle with a white line inside it.
  4. Click on Remove

That’s the ultimate guide about the Stocks app on MacOS Mojave. Let’s know in the comment below.


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