If the stock ticker has already been downloaded, skip to Step 3.
To download stock tickers, you must first select which data-source to use. Data-sources are found in the sidebar, under the TICKERS section. If you want to download tickers from Yahoo! Finance, then click on Yahoo! Finance - Stocks (US). If you prefer Google Finance, click on Google Finance - Stocks. MSN Money, Finam, InteractiveBrokers and international versions of Yahoo! Finance are available in the same way.
Choose File > Add a new ticker. A text control appears in the list-view: use it to enter the stock symbol1) and press ENTER. Finally, select the ticker in the pop-up menu.
In the list-view, double-click on the stock ticker to open its chart.
Alternatively, you can also select the ticker then press Command-O.