Getting a stock quote

The level 1 window provides you with real-time or delayed level 1 quote information for a given security. By default, quote data for Canadian and U.S. securities will be delayed  (typically by 15 minutes), unless you have subscribed to the enhanced streaming, or one of the advanced data packages. To learn more about market data packages, please visit myQuestrade.

To get a stock quote:

  1. In the main toolbar, click . The level 1 window opens.

  2. In the symbol lookup field, type a symbol name. You can select a symbol from the auto-suggest list that appears, or continue to manually enter the symbol name.

    Tip: you change the default symbol that appears automatically by changing your global symbol in the user preferences.

  3. When you are finished, press Enter. The quote area will populate with level 1 data for your chosen security.

  4. If you are not subscribed to a paid data plan and want to view the latest quote, click the .
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