Ticker

Terminal stock watcher and stock position tracker.

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Features

  • Live stock price quotes
  • Track value of your stock positions
  • Support for multiple cost basis lots
  • Support for pre and post market price quotes

Install

Download the pre-compiled binaries from the releases page and copy to a location in PATH or see quick installs below

mac

brew install achannarasappa/tap/ticker

linux

curl -Ls https://api.github.com/repos/achannarasappa/ticker/releases/latest \
| grep -wo "https.*linux-amd64*.tar.gz" \
| wget -qi - \
&& tar -xf ticker*.tar.gz \
&& chmod +x ./ticker \
&& sudo mv ticker /usr/local/bin/

Quick Start

ticker -w NET,AAPL,TSLA

Usage

Alias Flag Default Description
--config ~/.ticker.yaml config with watchlist and positions
-i --interval 5 Refresh interval in seconds
-w --watchlist comma separated list of symbols to watch
--show-tags display currency, exchange name, and quote delay for each quote
--show-fundamentals display open price, previous close, and day range
--show-separator layout with separators between each quote

Configuration

Configuration is not required to watch stock price but is helpful when always watching the same stocks. Configuration can also be used to set cost basis lots which will in turn be used to show daily gain or loss on any position.

# ~/.ticker.yaml
show-tags: true
show-fundamentals: true
show-separator: true
interval: 10
watchlist:
  - NET
  - TEAM
  - ESTC
  - BTC-USD
lots:
  - symbol: "ABNB"
    quantity: 35.0
    unit_cost: 146.00
  - symbol: "ARKW"
    quantity: 20.0
    unit_cost: 152.25
  - symbol: "ARKW"
    quantity: 20.0
    unit_cost: 145.35
  • Symbols not on the watchlist that exists in lots will automatically be watched
  • All properties in .ticker.yaml are optional
  • .ticker.yaml can be set in user home directory, the current directory, or XDG config home

Display Options

With --show-tags, --show-fundamentals, and --show-separator options set, the layout and information displayed expands:

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