The Symbol Search window allows you to search for issues by symbol, description or exchange.
The Symbol Search window can be opened by left-clicking on the Tools icon on the menu bar and selecting Symbol Search. Also, a keyboard shortcut (Control +F) is also available.
You can also click the magnifying glass in the top right of the symbol search to launch the standalone window.
The Symbol Search window title bar has 4 items for conducting a search.
1: The first item is a field for entering the Symbol, Description, or CUSIP (Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures).
2: The Go icon is clicked to start the search after the search criteria is selected.
3: The Show Filter Panel icon to display filter categories to refine your search.
4: The Reset Filter icon clears any existing search criteria.
Doing a Search
Open a Symbol Search window by one of the methods described above.
Click the reset filter icon (4) to clear any existing search criteria, if they are irrelevant to the currently desired search.
Type either a description, symbol, or CUSIP number in the first field (1):
When finished with selecting the search criteria, click the Go icon on the title bar to begin the search. The search results will appear and can be sorted by left-clicking on the Symbol, Type, Exchange, or Description column heading. A triangle will appear and left-click on it to sort in ascending or descending order.