Customize Watchlist Views


Customize Watchlist Views

You have the ability to customize Watchlist Views – based upon criteria you want to see.

Click on the next to “Default” or current view you are on to create a different View.

If/When you want to edit any of your personal views, simply click the icon,  remove/add criteria, adjust placement, then click “Save”.

From Assets to Z-Score, there are over 160 data points to select from including data from:  Company Information, Technicals, Valuation, Fundamentals & Options.

Simply:

1.  Name the View
2.  Select Data Points
3.  Arrange – clicking on arrows to move up/down
4.  Save

Your Watchlists are now more powerful because they show the data you want to see to help you make your trade decisions.

The Result:

Note:  The Symbol, Score Icons and Last Price are fixed



Platform Features Release: October 2022


Announcing the latest Release of feature and functionality enhancements to the trading platform.   These features and enhancements save time and help better manage active positions.   Functionality has been added to review Watchlists in the Research tab.  Price increase or decrease indicators have been added to the symbol tabs on the Research page.

Notifications – Receive emails on upcoming Earnings, Dividends or Expiring Options on existing Positions.

Watch List Research Functionality –  Access and view your Watch Lists in the Research Tab via a drop-down box

Price Action Arrows on Symbols in Research Tab – Instantly see latest price action while on the Research Tab


Trade Position Notifications – Premium Feature

Want to receive weekly emails of Expiring Positions, Upcoming Earnings and/or Dividends on existing trades you have in your accounts?

This Premium Feature allows you to do just that in a 2-part process:

First: Click on the the Envelope Icon at the top of the platform screen:

1. Under “Notification Center”, click box next to
“Turn On Notifications

2. Confirm email – add an additional email if you wish

3. Confirm your selections – the default is all selected.

4. Click “Save”


Next: On your Portfolio Accounts, go to the Account Summary Page and Toggle the switch to the On position.

Repeat this process for each Account you want emailed Notifications.


Each Monday, prior to Market Open, an email will be sent when there’s an Expiration, Earnings or Dividend that week for any of the positions in the account(s) you have activated.

The Notification Center will list what has been emailed to you for each account you have activated.

The Account Name and associated Color Tag will be displayed on each Notification and allows for quick identification.


Research Watchlist Functionality

Users are able to access all Watchlists from the Research Tab.
Click the to access the dropdown list as shown in the graphic.
Lists with more than 20 symbols will have a scroll bar allowing for easier research of larger lists.

All other functionality remains the same: Symbols can be moved to another lists, have alerts set, deleted, add Journal notes, etc.

Entering a symbol in the Search Box on the Research Tab will be displayed on the default “Recent” view.

In addition, when a symbol or group of symbols is sent to Research from anywhere else on the platform, it will appear on a list under the default “Recent” View.

Additional examples of when the “Recent” list will be displayed:

  • Sending a symbol/symbols from a list on a Watch Tab.
  • Selecting a group of symbols from a Scan or Screener list.
  • Clicking on the Technical Icon from any symbol when not in the Research Tab. will be displayed under “Recent”.

Functionality of adding a note, adding an alert or sending a symbol to a specific list remains the same.


Price Change Indicator on Symbol Tab

Green and Red Arrows have been added to each symbol tab in Research to indicate whether the price has increased or decreased.

This applies to any selected Watchlist or the default “Recent” list.

Each time one symbol is clicked, the entire list will update the latest price update.


Change Log

  • Upper Indicator responsiveness corrected
  • Profitability info loads correctly on Fundamental Tab
  • Completed Bear Put description on Strategy Template
  • Corrected display data on Fundamental Tab


Research Your Watchlists


Research Watchlist Functionality

Users are able to access all Watchlists from the Research Tab.
Click the to access the dropdown list as shown in the graphic.
Lists with more than 20 symbols will have a scroll bar allowing for easier research of larger lists.

All other functionality remains the same: Symbols can be moved to other lists, have alerts set, deleted, add Journal notes

When a symbol is entered in the Symbol Search Box on the Research Tab, the symbol will automatically be displayed on the default “Recents” list.

In addition, when a symbol or group of symbols is sent to Research from anywhere else on the platform, it will appear on a list under the default “Recents” list.

Examples of when the “Recents” list will be displayed:

  • Sending a symbol/symbols from a list on a Watch Tab.
  • Selecting a group of symbols from a Scan or Screener list.
  • Clicking on the Technical Icon from any symbol when not in the Research Tab. will be displayed under “Recents”.

The functionality of adding a note, an alert or sending a symbol to a specific list remains the same.



Platform Features Release: October 2022


Announcing the latest Release of feature and functionality enhancements to the trading platform.   These features and enhancements help keep users informed with activity on their trades.  Functionality has been added to review a Watchlist in the Research tab, while being able to see at a glance which symbols have a price increase or decrease.

Notifications – Receive emails on upcoming Earnings, Dividends or Expiring Positions

Watchlist Research Functionality –  Access and view your Watch Lists in the Research Tab via a drop-down box

Price Action Arrows on Symbols in Research Tab – Instantly see latest price action while on the Research Tab


Trade Position Notifications – Premium Feature

Want to receive weekly emails of Expiring Positions, Upcoming Earnings and/or Dividends on existing trades you have in your accounts?

This Premium Feature allows you to do just that in a 2-part process:

First: Click on the the Envelope Icon at the top of the platform screen:

Go to “Notification Settings.”
Provide your email address(es).
Select Notifications you want to receive.
 Click “Save”.


Next: On your Portfolio Accounts, go to the Account Summary Page and Toggle the switch to the On position.

Repeat this process for each Account you want emailed Notifications.


Expiration Notifications will be emailed 2 days in advance.

Each Monday, prior to Market Open, an email will be sent where there’s an Earnings or Dividend for any of the positions in the account(s) you have activated.

The Notification Center will list what has been emailed to you for each account you have activated.

The Account Name and associated Color Tag will be displayed on each Notification and allows for quick identification.

Each Monday, prior to Market Open, an email will be sent where there’s Earnings or Dividend for any of the positions in the account(s) you have activated.

The Notification Center will list what has been emailed to you for each account you have activated.

The Account Name and associated Color Tag will be displayed on each Notification and allows for quick identification.


Research Watchlist Functionality

Users are able to access all Watchlists from the Research Tab.
Click the to access the dropdown list as shown in the graphic.
Lists with more than 20 symbols will have a scroll bar allowing for easier research of larger lists.

All other functionality remains the same: Symbols can be moved to other lists, have alerts set, deleted, add Journal notes

When a symbol is entered in the Symbol Search Box on the Research Tab, the symbol will automatically be displayed on the default “Recents” list.

In addition, when a symbol or group of symbols is sent to Research from anywhere else on the platform, it will appear on a list under the default “Recents” list.

Examples of when the “Recents” list will be displayed:

  • Sending a symbol/symbols from a list on a Watch Tab.
  • Selecting a group of symbols from a Scan or Screener list.
  • Clicking on the Technical Icon from any symbol when not in the Research Tab. will be displayed under “Recents”.

The functionality of adding a note, an alert or sending a symbol to a specific list remains the same.


Green and Red Arrows have been added to each symbol tab when in Research.

This applies to any selected Watchlist or the default “Recents” list.

Each time one symbol is clicked, the entire list will update the latest price update.


Change Log

  • Upper Indicator responsiveness corrected
  • Profitability info loads correctly on Fundamental Tab
  • Completed Bear Put description on Strategy Template
  • Corrected display data on Fundamental Tab


Platform Features Release: August 2022


Announcing the latest Release of feature and functionality enhancements to the trading platform.  These allow for more customizing ability and streamlines functions on accessing or displaying information.  Highlights include:

Screen for Weekly Options – The ability to screen for weekly options has been added to the Screen Function under Find.

Rearrange Screener Data Points – Change selection order directly on the Results page, by drag/drop action.

Large Chart Widget on Custom Page –The new widget fits an entire row on the custom page.

Customize Moving Averages – The Moving Average thickness can now be customized.

Vertical Zoom on Chart – Function expanding to allow for Horizontal and Vertical Zoom.

Double-click function on Expiration Cycle Page –Eliminates need to click “Okay” button


Screen for Weekly Options

The Screener – located under the Find Tab – now provides the ability to screen for Weekly Options.

Now customizing your own searches is even better!

Remember, you can save Screens for future use – and even edit/update them as needed.


Rearrange Screener Criteria

Rearrange Screener data points on the Results page by clicking located on the upper left corner of each data point, then drag up/down.

The data points are filtered with each entry in the order they are listed.

Additional edits can be made with the existing Screener data points:

Click to keep the data point but disregard in an updated “Run Search”.

Click to remove the data point from an updated “Run Search”.

Save to keep the edited Screener for future use.


Large Chart Widget on My Custom Page

An individual chart can be set on an entire row on the Custom Page by selecting the Large Chart widget.
The Custom Page set-up and arrangement remain the same.


Customize Moving Average Lines

All Moving Average IndicatorsExponential, Simple, Triangular and Weighted can be customized to set Line Width.   The default setting is ‘1’.

This update, along with previously added, user-defined “Line Type” allows for even more identification in charting analysis.


Expiration Cycle Double-click Functionality

Quickly access one or more Expiration Cycles by double-clicking on each row you wish to evaluate.

The selected dates will automatically display on the Chain.

Click “Expiration Cycles” button again to revise/add to existing cycles.


Vertical & Horizontal Zoom Functionality


Change Log

  • Corrected “Extend By” behavior on Chart with Streaming
  • Created ability to reconcile partial trades
  • Updated Annotation editing capability when adding text
  • Resolved Edge browser/Annotations conflict
  • Volatility Stop Indicator – expanded
  • Fixed navigation break: Chain>Chart>Chain
  • Analyze function restored on certain strategies
  • Alert tool-tip correction
  • Adjusting Parallel lines now saving
  • Corrected Pending/Executed Order on Chart display


Platform Features Release: April 2022


Announcing the updates, additions and edits to the trading platform:

Capability to adjust charts for splits

When a stock had a previous stock split, a button appears above to view Adjusted/Unadjusted Chart.

Data Points added to Option Chain
Get % return on Expiration and annualized % values for covered positions.

Intraday Chart Period Update
1 Week displays as 7 Days.  2 Weeks displays as 14 days.


Chart Adjusts for Splits

When a stock has a Split history,  will appear next to the Indicator Box above the chart.

Make sure the chart period selected covers when the split occurred.   This is identified on the x-axis of the chart as .

When the “UnAdj” button is clicked, the chart will display ‘before’ & ‘after’ split pricing.

Click the “UnAdj” button again to restore the prior chart display.


New Option Data Points Added

New data points have been added to assist in analyzing returns.

Covered Return – return based on expiration for $ used to buy shares for covered positions.

TVI% – Covered Return annualized

These are available on the Calls/Puts Chain and are also available as data points for Option Chain Custom Views


Chart Enhancements:  Chart Periods & Candlestick Range


Change Log

  • Resolved Saved Screener settings glitch
  • Corrected Backtest Analyze date ability
  • Restored sort capability in Institutional Activity
  • Corrected profit/loss % display in Virtual Accounts
  • Restored missing PEG/TTM data
  • Enhanced contrast/dark theme notation
  • Corrected Virtual Account Gain/Loss display
  • Lower Indicator placement ability restored
  • Earnings Data restored, added Time of Day
  • Duplicate TDA Journal tab resolved


Platform Features Release: Enhanced Annotation Capability and Indicator Settings


Announcing the latest features/functions updates, additions or edits to the trading platform:

Enhanced Annotation Capability
Additional features have been added to create Annotations, Trendlines and Notes on the Chart.  Each can be customized by color, size and easily placed on individual charts.
Volume and Moving Average Indicator Updates:
Users have the ability to further differentiate Moving Averages on the charts by changing the type of Line.
Volume can now be selected as an Upper Indicator and/or Lower Indicator


Enhanced Annotations, Trendlines, Notes & Fibonacci capabilities

Additional & Enhanced Tools for Charting

Enhanced Annotations, Trendlines, Notes & Fibonacci Retracements allow you to customize and edit for greater flexibility on your charting.

Rays, Horizontal Lines and Arrows have been added.  All allow you to select the color and thickness of each for greater differentiation on the charts.  Easily reposition with a simple click and drag to new location.

Notes can be text and color edited as well as repositioned.

Parallel Lines have been added and they, along with Fibonacci Retracements – allow you to customize the color and transparency on the charts.

Edits are easy:  Click on the entry, edit as needed on the Annotation Box – which can be moved anywhere on the platform-  as needed, to make any changes.

More Info on Trendlines, Notes, Advanced Annotations

Volume and Moving Average Enhancements

Customize your Moving Average indicator Lines – not only by color – but by the type of line:

Volume, already available as a Lower Indicator, can be added as an Upper Indicator on the charts.

In addition, the Volume bar colors can be customized as they are an independent indicator from the candlesticks.  This is done by clicking on the gear icon, as shown.


Change Log

  • Added Stock/ETF symbol to Option Chain Window


Platform Features Release: New Option Chain Functionality/Appearance, Responsive P/L Graph

Features Release Notes:
New Option Chain Functionality/Appearance, Responsive P/L Graph

Announcing the latest features/functions updates, additions or edits to the trading platform:

Option Chain Functionality/Display has been revamped to allow users to control which information to view and increase responsiveness.  Symbols, such as SPY and SPX, will load noticeably faster.  An incorporated Dashboard provides a snapshot of current activity allowing users to make more informed decisions.
Responsive P/L Graph adjusts when the slide bar between Bid and Mid price is adjusted.   This is especially helpful when the spread is considerable.


Option Chain Display/Functionality

Select Expiration Cycles

The redesigned Option Chain allows users control of what Expirations to view instead of the platform defaulting to a cycle approximately 30 days out.

Click on the Options Tab from Research.
A window with available Expirations will appear along with a Dashboard with pertinent information (Volume, IV, OI, Earnings Date, etc) for more informed decision-making.

As a bonus, this structure allows data to load faster – especially helpful for those symbols with large option chains.


Responsive P/L Graph

The P/L graph on the Options Tab is responsive to adjustments made to the trade set up for the entry Net Debit/Net Credit.

Note, the smaller the spread between the Bid/Ask, the smaller the graph adjustment will be.

The example illustrates a large spread to better illustrate this feature update.


Change Log

  • Price representation on chart X/Y axis corrected
  • Journal Notes enhancement
  • Saved screeners adjustment
  • Active Watchlist access corrected
  • Close from Backtest saves Symbol
  • Clarified wording on Warning Message
  • Mobile version of Saved and System Screener
  • Mobile app – rolling trade adjustments
  • P/L ‘Go Big’ data correction
  • Account Summary page enhancement
  • Large number displays on HeatMap


Option Chain Functionality

Option Chain Video



Research>Option Tab,  click on “Expiration Cycle” for  the “Call+Put”, “Calls” or “Puts” view.


Option Chain Expiration Cycles

The Option Chain Expiration Table gives you control of selecting which Expiration Cycle(s) you want to view.

The Option Dashboard provides a wealth of pertinent information to make informed decisions easier.
See below for more detail

Expiration Cycles:  All available options will be displayed. Monthly Options are indicated with an asterick

 

 

 


Select Expiration Cycles

Click ‘OK”

Chain will display for selected   



Enabling Notifications

Below is a general guide to enabling Notifications on your Desktop/Laptop and Mobile devices.

Please note:  Settings/Configurations vary by device.  It is important for you to be familiar with your system/device.   When in doubt, refer to the Help function on your computer/phone.  An internet search of ‘How do I…” for your device is also helpful. 

Macs

  • Open the Apple Menu
  • Select System Preferences
  • Select Notifications
  • Select Browser

Hint:  While on the platform, click on the Lock Icon in the browser bar to check status of/enable notifications.


Customize how you want Notifications to display.

  • Allow from Browser
  • Banners or Alerts
  • Allow Sound
  • Sort functions  – how often, when, what, etc.

iPhone/iPad

Follow illustrations:  Settings>Notification>App>Customize


PCs

  • Click the Windows Icon to access PC Menu
  • Select Settings>System
  • Select “Privacy & Security” on the next window
  • Under “Notifications”, select either “Allow” or “Ask”

Hint:  While on the platform, click on the Lock icon in the browser to check the Notification status


Android/Tablets

Follow illustrations:  Settings>Notifications>Apps>Customize/Manage