Frequently Asked Questions
The Stock Score is a proprietary rating system that incorporates fundamental, technical, sentiment and economic data pertaining to a stock, the stock market, and economy. The information is distilled into a single quantified figure.
The Stock Score is calculated using a proprietary algorithm that incorporates multiple forms of analysis, including fundamental, technical, sentiment and economic.
No, the Stock Score is calculated differently for indexes than for individual companies. For example, the Stock Score figures for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average are calculated differently than are the ones for individual companies which comprise the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Seasonality refers to the cyclical patterns in share prices that can occur repeatedly at certain times of the year. For example, a stock that had a history more often than not of rising in the month of November would be described as having a seasonally bullish pattern in November.
Seasonality is calculated by measuring the price movements in share prices at various times of the year. We add our own secret sauce to this calculation to account for the nuances of the Gregorian calendar.
No. Seasonality is not intended to be a predictive tool of future prices; seasonality calculates historical price patterns.
Financhill is not a brokerage firm. Financhill offers you financial tools and software, but Financhill does not execute the trade for you.
Neither Financhill, its subsidiaries, officers, employees, representatives nor independent contractors are licensed financial advisors. We strongly recommend that you consult a licensed financial professional for your financial advice.
You do not need to have experience as a trader to enjoy Financhill. Our software has been developed to allow you get started without any experience.
Financhill offers software tools for both novices and experiences stock market participants alike. No matter your level, we are confident you will benefit from the quality, depth and breadth of offerings.
You have a full 14 days to evaluate the Financhill. If you are unsatisfied for any reason you will not be billed further. All sales are final. If you wish to avoid a charge, please let us know prior to the charge. No refunds will be issued after a charge has been made.
- Windows XP or later
- Mac OS X 10.6 or later
- iOS 6.0 or later*
- Android 4.0 or later*
Current version of:
- Macromedia Flash Player 7+
- Internet Explorer 10+
- Mozilla Firefox 4+
- Google Chrome
- Apple Safari 5.1+
(Beta versions of Web browsers are not supported; in all cases we recommend the most recent version)
Internet connection (broadband highly recommended)
*Flash content (VOD lessons and some videos) is unsupported on mobile
Yes, an internet connection is needed (broadband highly recommended).
You may access Financhill together. However, only one login and password will be issued with your purchase.
We are confident you will find so much value that you will want to keep your membership! The website is structured to serve traders and investors who wish to advance their stock market insights, and offers the most comprehensive dashboard to facilitate that goal.
No performance guarantees are offered.
Brokers have various requirements that must be met in order for you set up an account with them. We would encourage you to interview a number of brokers to determine which best suits your preferences for commissions rates, execution speed and service. Some of the more popular online brokers include OptionsXpress, ThinkOrSwim, TradeStations Interactive Brokers, and E*trade.
Trading can involve substantial risks. If you plan on trading borrowed money or money you cannot afford to lose, trading is not for you. Risk management is a critical part of trading. Disregarding money management techniques may result in capital losses.
Commissions will vary from broker to broker. Some brokers offer very inexpensive commission rates for self-directed online traders while others offer full-service solutions and charge more for commissions. Please note that execution speed and customer service are also items to be aware of when choosing a broker and should factor into your decision as to whom you choose. Please consult the broker in which you are interested in trading for more information.
Several other fees exist in trading; often imposed by institutions administering the trades. These fees include ECN fees, SEC fees etc. These fees are minimal but can accumulate with high volume trading.
Your order is submitted. Pending approval of your credit card, you will receive an e-mail with your login and password within an hour of the charge.
We keep our prices very competitive and as a result we do not offer payment plans.
No. Financhill provides all information online.
Pending approval of your credit card you will receive an email with your login and password within an hour of the charge.
As long as it is a Visa or MasterCard debit card.
No, not at this point in time.