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smtm (Show Me The Money) is a ticker, profit/loss calculator, and chart tool. It displays up to ten fields per share, among them company name, price, absolute and relative price changes, and net wealth change (if the number of shares held is supplied). It also supports other assets such as options, mutual funds, and currencies. Foreign stocks are treated via cross-currency pairs that translate into domestic units. Charts launch with one click; 'smtm' can display all the charts available at Yahoo!, including the advanced moving average and technical analysis features. Stocks can be added and deleted, and the selection can be stored. 'smtm' has been used with US, Canadian, European, Asian, Australian/New Zealand, and South American stocks. The program supports firewalls and has user/password support.


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey7 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Dirk Eddelbuettel Maintainer
See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Tk
Required to use LWP
Required to use Date_Manip
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 May 2005.


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