Technical Alert Workbench

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 Alerts are triggered based on the number of securities that meet your alert criteria. Very often, you are looking for a single event, such as the price of a particular stock going above or below some value. In this case, you want to be alerted if the result set is greater than 0, which is the default. Alerts are triggered based on the number of securities that meet your alert criteria. Very often, you are looking for a single event, such as the price of a particular stock going above or below some value. In this case, you want to be alerted if the result set is greater than 0, which is the default.
  
-For other scans, you may wish to know if some level has been passed. For example, you could build your own [[cs>market_indicators:​bullish_percent_index|Bullish Percent Index]] by adding a known number of symbols to a ChartList and scanning to see how many symbols have collectively crossed above or below a specific threshold.+For other scans, you may wish to know if some level has been passed. For example, you could build your own [[https://​school.stockcharts.com/​doku.php?​id=market_indicators:​bullish_percent_index|Bullish Percent Index]] by adding a known number of symbols to a ChartList and scanning to see how many symbols have collectively crossed above or below a specific threshold.
  
 The Notification Controls allow you to specify the number of results, as well as the comparison method, to tailor the alert. The Notification Controls allow you to specify the number of results, as well as the comparison method, to tailor the alert.
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 By default, the alert will look for the price to cross above that level, but, if you would like to be notified when it crosses below a certain level, simply click the "​Below"​ button. By default, the alert will look for the price to cross above that level, but, if you would like to be notified when it crosses below a certain level, simply click the "​Below"​ button.
  
-The crossover price can be adjusted manually, but you can also use the "​%"​ dropdown ​ menu to specify a certain percentage change (e.g. 2% Up). The price that corresponds with that percentage change is calculated for you and entered in the crossover price field.+The crossover price can be adjusted manually, but you can also use the "​%"​ dropdown menu to specify a certain percentage change (e.g. 2% Up). The price that corresponds with that percentage change is calculated for you and entered in the crossover price field.
  
 Once you've filled in all the fields, click the green "Save Alert" button to save your new Price Alert. Once you've filled in all the fields, click the green "Save Alert" button to save your new Price Alert.