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Where is my data stored - can anyone else access it?

All of the app data is stored on your local device and, in the case of Clever Contacts or P&F Charts , in your own personal Apple iCloud account.  It is not shared with the developer or available to anyone else.  Only those that have access to your devices have access to your data. See below for additional information regarding data storage for particular apps. Clever Contacts All the contact related information (name, address, phone numbers, emails, contact photo etc) in Clever Contacts is actually saved in and read from your Contacts App on the device.  Membership in groups (e.g. Family), notes, photos associated with notes and other settings data is maintained by Clever Contacts in separate files. These will either be only on your local device or in your iCloud account depending on which storage option you have chosen in the Clever Contacts “Settings” screen. Clever Net Worth If multiple people have access to your iPhone or iPad you can protect your data from prying e
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P&F Charts - Date Formats, Time Zones and Daily Updates

  P&F Charts is used by people all over the world to analyse stocks, foreign currencies and crypto/digital currencies from exchanges in a wide range of international time zones. This can create some confusion when trying to understand when a stock's prices were last updated by the data supplier. To help with this understanding, P&F Charts does the following with dates and times: All price data is stored and displayed in the time zone and format as supplied by AlphaVantage (the data provider).  This is usually the timezone of the stock's exchange. The app provides information (accessible via the 'Parameters' screen) about that Stocks exchange/region, time zone, currency and market opening and closing times. Prior to v2.0, the app converted dates and times to your local time zone but this was creating occasional confusion as to when a stock's data should have been updated.  Please also remember that AlphaVantage updates daily data after the close of trading fo

What is shared between the Mac and iPad or iPhone versions of Clever Net Worth?

Clever Net Worth now works on both your Mac computer (desktop or laptop) and your iOS devices (iPhone and iPad).   If you have multiple device types that use the same AppleID, then there is some special linkage between the various versions: The 'Unlock Accounts' inApp that you have bought will work on all devices without having to pay for it a second or third time. As an example, if you bought the "Unlock Accounts" unlock on the iPad version of Clever Net Worth, this is also available for free on the Mac version of the same app.  To access it, just start the Mac version, tap on the 'Settings & Support' tab, tap on the first button in the list and the "Unlock Accounts" purchase screen will be displayed (which will initially have a price displayed). Then hit "RESTORE".  Your purchase from the iPad will be restored and applied to your Mac version!   However, all the account, balance and collection data is independent between your various d

P&F Charts - What is the Box Calc Direction and what difference does it make?

The standard approach to calculate the box price values in a Point and Figure Chart is to start the smallest value up.  This is the default.  But you can select From Largest on the Parameter screen should you wish to switch to using the top-down approach. For example, From Largest will take the highest data value plus a margin and then calculate the box values down the chart by subtracting the boxSize (or multiplying by 1 - boxSize% for logarithmic charts).  From Smallest starts with the lowest data value less a margin and calculates the box values by adding the boxSize (or multiplying by 1 + boxSize% for log charts). As with any P&F chart, changing the price values in the boxes can have an impact on the detailed shape of the chart and the emergence of buy and sell indicators.  Changing the direction in which the box values are calculated (especially for logarithmic charts) will change the values shown in the boxes (by a small amount).  Hence changing the box calculation direction

P&F Charts - How are the Horizontal & Vertical Price Targets calculated?

The P&F Charts can generate Vertical and Horizontal Counts to provide rough estimates of potential future price targets.  Note: price targets are indicative only and are not guaranteed to be attained. The methods used follow the same algorithms described in the StockCharts.com ChartSchool web-pages as follows: Vertical Counts:  Click here to open Horizontal Counts:   Click here to open

P&F Charts - Where does the Stock Data come from?

P&F Charts sources all of its stock data from the Alpha Vantage service.  This is an amazing service which provides a huge range of daily stock prices for stocks, indices and currencies from all over the world.  See their website for further information.  It is also important to remember that AlphaVantage update the daily prices sometime after the close of trading for a specific stock.  If you want intraday data, try using an intraday interval (e.g. hourly).  You can change this on the Parameters screen for a specific stock in your watchlists. However, it sometimes (not very often) inexplicably drops a particular stock for some period of time.  The search will say they support it (and probably did until yesterday) but will report no data available when asked for the latest prices.  Unfortunately this is completely out of our control and Alpha Vantage unfortunately does not have a support capability that can answer questions about particular stock price availability.  If this happe

P&F Charts - iCloud syncing but no internet?

For starters this is an app that is designed to need the internet.  All stock prices are fetched and updated from our stock supplier via the internet.  However, if you already have stocks and prices loaded, you can still analyse the Point and Figure charts without internet data.  You can also setup new watchlists and change stock parameters or app colours.  However you cannot add new stocks or update the prices for existing ones. If you do add or update the watchlists, stock parameters or app colours when you do not have Internet access, these changes will stay local and of course not sync to your other devices. However, the iCloud syncing magic will kick in again once the Internet again becomes available. Image by IO-Images  from Pixabay

P&F Charts - no prices?

Sometimes you may see a stock reflected in a watchlist that shows NO prices like in the example above. This happens when you have added a new stock on a different device connected to the same iCloud account.  The stock details have synced but the price data does not (by design).  Just tap on the stock and the app will automatically try and fetch all the price data from our stock supplier for you.