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Quick Updates: You can now override Sector & Industry!
1 Feb 2019
Often, users do not agree with the stock's sector and/or industry which are categorized by my upstream data source. Now, you can override them easily. Steps: 1) Using your desktop browser, go to the individual stock page (e.g. DBS). 2) Click on "Edit Sector/Industry". 3) Select the new sector/industry you want. 4) Click update to save. Note that this will only affect your own account. In addition, ...
StocksCafe Mobile App
28 Jan 2019
Short Story Mobile app for StocksCafe is now available again! Here is the Android link and this is the iOS link. This is an early version and hence lacking many features. Of course, I will continue to add more features to it over time and the final goal is to make it as comprehensive as the desktop web version where possible. If you prefer to install the pseudo mobile app which has more features supported ...
Net Worth & Financial Freedom Index
4 Jan 2019
(Updated: 6 May 2019)
With the new ability to include any asset into StocksCafe, we can now compute some interesting numbers useful to almost all investors. I have created a clean-cut dashboard page to display these numbers. Net Worth I hope it is obvious why as an investor you need to know your net worth. In case it is not, you might want to google it or read these articles: here, here and here. Once you have included ...
StocksCafe Now Supports Any Asset!
28 Dec 2018
Regularly, I would receive requests asking, "When will StocksCafe include XXX?". They are typically other exchanges like London Stock Exchange or Australia Stock Exchange. Occasionally, it would be about commodities or other assets such as insurance, mutual funds, etc. Ideally, StocksCafe would be able to include at least all major exchanges, commodities, and funds in the future. However, I am not ...
StocksCafe API and Customizable Tax Rates
17 Dec 2018
StocksCafe API As StocksCafe continues to grow in term of the number of features and complexity, it is time to shift from Monolithic Architecture to Microservices Architecture in order to maintain flexibility and scalability among other advantages. In laymen terms, this simply means that instead of StocksCafe being one giant chunk of software, it is now broken down into many smaller manageable pieces. ...
10 Dec 2018
No man is an island. StocksCafe has come a long way with the support of many, many people and users. Today, under the suggestion and support of an awesome user, urameshi85, I am very happy to announce a new StocksCafe initiative - StocksCafe Tutorials. With new features being regularly added to StocksCafe but often not properly documented, the number one complaint from new users (especially new investors) ...
Lost Last 3 Days of StocksCafe Forum
25 Nov 2018
I am very sorry but as the title indicates, the last 3 days of data on StocksCafe Forum (forum.stocks.cafe) are lost. Please rest assured that this did not affect other StocksCafe systems and/or data at all as they are on independent servers. I am now glad that I spent the extra money to keep them separated. Why? The main reason is mostly due to my ignorance. I was trying to update the open source ...
Upcoming Pricing Changes in 2019
15 Nov 2018
(Updated: 15 Nov 2018)
Note: If you are already Friend of StocksCafe (when your subscription ends), price changes does not affect you. It will always be fixed at the rate (your personalized rate) when you first contributed :) Last year, when I announced the price change and switch to contribution mode in mid December, several users feedbacked that the announcement was too last minute and they missed it because they were ...
StocksCafe now supports Singapore Savings Bonds!
9 Nov 2018
With the increasing interest rates, Singapore Savings Bonds is becoming more and more popular. Naturally, many users have requested for StocksCafe to support them. As usual, StocksCafe answered your call :) If you do not know what Singapore Savings Bonds is about, you can learn more here and here. I am happy to share that StocksCafe now supports Singapore Savings Bonds! Click here to see the different ...
Watchlist Improvements and More
15 Oct 2018
Just wanted to share what's going on behind the scenes at StocksCafe lately. 1) More Stable I am happy to share that since the infrastructure improvements (to two web servers) a month ago, there have been no known downtime (no complains from users and no logs suggesting that) for StocksCafe website. Once in a while, one server would go down but the second server would keep StocksCafe running. 2) Faster ...