, based in Salt Lake City
, Utah, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomson Reuters
, and a leading provider of technical analysis
software for both individual investors and institutional customers.
Equis has produced numerous retail versions of both the end-of-day and real-time versions of MetaStock
, a well known technical analysis program
Equis has also produced charting and technical analysis components for Reuters institutional products, including Reuters' premium desktop platform, 3000 Xtra
, and the Reuters Knowledge family of products.
Equis International was founded in 1982 by Steve Achelis. In 1996, the company was acquired by Reuters
. On April 17, 2008, Reuters was acquired by The Thomson Corporation
, forming Thomson Reuters
. Prior to the merger, Equis had been designated by Reuters as its strategic graphics and technical analysis
center of excellence. It is expected that Equis will continue to play a prominent role in the graphics and technical analysis strategy of the newly formed Thomson Reuters.
Equis has over 150,000 customers in over 97 countries.
Equis’ products have received numerous awards, including the Readers’ Choice Award from Stocks & Commodities Magazine
for 17 consecutive years.