DescriptionYou’re away from the desk/PC? Catching a plane? This app allows you to monitor the US stocks markets (Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100) for large unexpected moves, namely a Flash Crash.
It will alert you in case of a large market fall (set your own limit to -20%,-15%, -10%, -7%, -5%, -3% or 2%) with a status bar notification +
·option 1 : phone plays your default ringtone
·option 2 : phone vibrates
·option 3 : camera LED/flash light goes on (during 30 seconds)
·option 4 : phone rings (during 30 seconds)
·option 5 : phone speaks an alert out loud (“Flash Crash Alert : The Dow Jones index is down more than 10% ...”) – if you have ‘Text-to-Speech’ installed on your phone/tablet
You can combine the options above to make sure you won’t miss the alert.
Select your favorite index (Dow Jones, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100).
Select your favorite time-interval for checks (every 2 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes).
The app will only check during market-hours time (9:30 to 4.00 pm) and only on weekdays (Monday to Friday). You can set different time-intervals if you want.
A daily/weekly notification system is also offered as an option. It will send the 3 index levels and percentage moves as a notification. It allows you to monitor that the alert system is always alive (after rebooting your phone for example).
You can set the time of the day you want to receive this notification and have the phone vibrate/play a sound or not.
★★★ Other things that you will find in this app ★★★
We suggest a few good videos on Youtube of the May 2010 Flash crash :
·the CNBC live video of the flash crash as it happens
·an amazing audio tape of the S&P 500 futures pit at the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) with a live intraday chart of the S&P June future contract as it collapses
·the FOX BUSINESS video
·the NEWS4 video
We share with you some interesting lists:
·largest percentage changes
·largest point changes
·the largest intraday point swings
for the Dow Jones & the S&P 500.
You can also find a wikipedia link explaining the Flash Crash in more details, plus a page on “Market crashes and Bear markets” throughout history. A wikipedia page on “Recessions in the US” can also help put things into perspective.
Finally, you’ll find a link to a page explaining “Trading curbs” and Circuit breakers” in more details. This is for those of you that may be interested to learn a bit more about what could happen if the market crashes really bad.
Please send us feedback and suggestions on this app at cousinHub22@gmail.com
& please remember, use limit orders during fast market action! Good luck with your trading/investing...
*** App still under development, work-in-progress ! ***
2.99 EUR – 3.99 USD for the first 100 downloads