Investors Underground Chat Room Updates & New Features

by | Feb 27, 2017

The Investors Underground chat room is one of the main tools within our community. This chat room serves as a scanner, news source, trade idea generator, and so much more.

Investors Underground Chat Room

Earlier this year, we launched our own custom developed chat so we could continue to make the Investors Underground chat room the best on the web. Some of the basic features include:

  • Private messaging
  • Audio Alerts
  • Live Chat History
  • User Filtering (Only see posts from certain members)
  • Efficient Resource Usage (meaning it won't slow down your computer)

We've rolled this chat updated out to our three chat rooms (Momentum, OTC, and Swing) and continue to add new features every month. Here are some of the exciting new features we've added in the past few months.

Ticker Tags

In an effort to make it easier to browse alerts in chat, each ticker now has a distinctive border. Clicking on the ticker offers a variety of additional features.

Ticker Tags

Ticker History

If you want to see every alert for a specific ticker, simply click on the ticker and select "IU History." This helps traders see the full game plan for a given stock.

Ticker History 1

Ticker History 2

Ticker News

Understand why a stock is moving by checking recent news. Click on the ticker and select "SI News."

Ticker News 1

This will take you to the most recent news from Street Insider.

Ticker News 2

Ticker Float

Momentum traders know that a stock's float can impact how the stock trades. Get float information for any stock in seconds. Click the ticker and select "Float Data."

Ticker Float 1

This will trigger an inline message in chat that gives you the most recent float data.

Ticker Float 2

Ticker Twitter Updates

Curious to see how the Twitterverse is reacting to a certain stock? Click the ticker and select "Twitter."
Ticker Twitter 1

This will take you to a page that shows all of the latest tweets that used that ticker's cashtag.

Ticker Twitter 2

Ticker SEC Filings

See if a company released any important filings by clicking on a ticker and selecting "SEC Filings."

Ticker SEC 1

This will take you directly to the EDGAR website so you can see the most recent filings.

SEC Filings

User History

If you want to see all of a user's messages for the day, right click on their username and select "History/Logs."

User History 1

This will show you all of the user's messages for the day. This tool can be helpful for understanding a user's trading style or seeing their previous comments on a stock.

User History 2


Auto messages containing stocks with earnings reports at the end of the day will be posted in chat twice per day.

Earnings Report


Tweets from influential Twitter users (such as @CitronResearch or @RealDonaldTrump) are automatically displayed in chat.

Chat Tweets

Voice and Audio Alerts

We've added voice and audio alerts for private messages and moderator posts. You can choose between a voice message (i.e. "InvestorsLive just posted in Chat) or an alert sound.

Voice and Audio Alerts

What Do You Want to See Next?

We are rolling out new features on a regular basis so stay tuned! If there are any features you'd like to see, please post them in the comments below.



  1. TripleV was here learning. Thank you, Nate!

  2. Great features, Thanks Nate.

  3. Been in the chat for a week and love it. Been watching, taking notes, and learning!

  4. Yes, came a long way since i began interacting in IU around 2014, 15...This is really not only nice to see, but I'd say distinguishable because it illustrates the manner continually improving as a cultural aspect of IU. Nate, I really wanted to speak to that as a clear indication of what and why a place whose culture is evolving is, what I'd think, would be why any other learning , learned, or advanced trader might see as evidence for finding a good location to thrive at and arrive at. But again, just something I see, imho...

  5. These Chat room features, WOW! even the Float info. IU 2nd to none, great job!


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