SlopeCharts can display for you three distinct time-based events on top of the price chart itself. Pressing Ctrl-E on the keyboard will toggle the display of these events on and off, and by pointing to any of the letters signifying the event you can get more details on that specific instance.
The three events displayed are as follows:
Earnings, designated by the letter “E”, which typically are announcements that happen once per quarter for any public company. Moving over the “E” shows you the date of the earnings announcement and whether or not the news was came before or after normal trading hours. (more…)