The Stocks app on iPhone makes it easy to keep an eye on the markets and portfolio holdings, and you can quickly see what performance is on a given day with just a quick glance. Once you select an individual ticker symbol or market index, you’re able to drill down further, with Stocks app offering chart views of activity over ranges of 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, and 2 years. Those are undoubtedly helpful views of stocks and holdings, but for longterm investors, those are pretty short periods of time, and many like to see charted longer term performance of returns (or lack thereof) over a 5 year and 10 year period. Thanks to a little known trick on the iPhone, you can quickly see the long term 5 year and 10 year performance charts of any ticker in Stocks app.
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