MetaStock 6.0 for Windows 95 and NT (Equis International) by Thom Hartle
If you’re still using Windows
3.1, it’s probably time to upgrade
to the Windows 95 platform.
Why? Because Windows
95 has features that
make life easier for the Windows 3.1
user. For example, Windows 95 is much
more stable; programs that are true 32-
bit compatible will rarely bring down
your entire system if a particular application
has a memory problem. Another
nice feature of Windows 95 is the ability
to multitask in a much more efficient
manner. Of course, whenever you think
about upgrading your platform, you want
to see products being released that will
take advantage of the new features.
EQUIS International, with its release of
MetaStock 6.0 for Windows 95 and NT,
is out in front of the technical analysis
pack with a native 32-bit application
designed specifically for the new platform,
carrying the official Microsoft
certification. This latest version is an
exciting upgrade because of EQUIS’s two-pronged effort. First, of course,
EQUIS is setting out to bring a more
sophisticated application, and second,
EQUIS has also made MetaStock 6.0
Microsoft-certified to be compatible
with Microsoft Office 97, so the interface
should be very familiar to users
who have been working with standard
So what might be a better application
for technical-based traders and investors?
More indicators? More formula
functions? More sophisticated screening?
How about an expert indicator (Figure
1)? This latest version of MetaStock
has 15 new indicators added to the list,
which now has a total of 95 indicators.
In addition, there are 25 new formula
tools. As for charting, MetaStock 6.0
can display up to 32,000 data points —
nearly 125 accumulated years of data!
But EQUIS International, in releasing
MetaStock 6.0, makes a statement by
going beyond just giving technicians
better tools with which to trade. EQUIS
recognizes that we have on our computers
more than just technical analysis
software, and further, that we use these
applications everyday. ...