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


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


The Order Ticket - Stock/ETF

The Order Ticket is designed for ease of use and flexibility.
Selecting “Stock/ETF” or “Options” will display the appropriate ticket.

Brokerages determine what Order Types and Duration selections are available.

All or None allows you to dictate whether to accept partial fill of an order or not.  Toggle to turn this on/off.

The Order Summary appears below Order details as an additional security step to ensure your order is correct.

Click “Stage” for later review, “Review” to continue the Order process orClear” to start over.

Note:  If you start an Order in one account, then switch accounts, you’ll review the following notice:


Order Types are in a drop-down box and the types offered often vary from one brokerage to the next.


‘Duration’ – How long the order is good for:  Day (current trading day) or GTC (Good til Cancelled) 

‘Condition’ – Must be met for the order to be filled/executed:  “None” (no conditions) or “All or None” (all of the order must be filled, or none at all).

After completing the order ticket, click ‘review’, then ‘submit’.


Order Staging (Premium Desktop Feature)

This feature allows the user to save Potential Trades for further consideration to decide the best ones to submit.

Staging is also useful when the Market is closed – to be reviewed when the Market is open to determine if it’s still a high-probability trade.

With one click, you can send to the Research Tab,  Move to an Order Ticket or Delete and move on to the next staged order.

When Trade Sharing is enabled,  Trades made in accounts you are following will be displayed in your Order Staging Tab.   The Source will indicate the Account Name.  Status of “Used” will display for those trades you submit on one of your accounts.
Expired Staged Orders will automatically be removed.


Set Up Trade & Journal Sharing (Premium Desktop Feature)

Trade and Journal Sharing

 


Step 1:

Select “Sharing” under the Portfolio Tab to to access these features of sharing trade ideas with peers or trading groups or have access to an Instructor’s Trades or Journal History.

Trade Sharing allows for potential trades to display in “Order Staging” listing the Source of the Order.

Journal Sharing can be used to follow a Trading Group, Instructors, Peer, Public Accounts as well as Newsletters/Trading Room applications.


Step 2:  On the left-hand panel, click on “My Shared Accounts”

Shared Accounts are grouped into 4 categories:

  • My Shared Accounts – Elect to share Order Staging and/or Journal Sharing
  • Accounts I’m Following – Other peers, trading partners, instructors
  • Subscription Accounts – Newsletter or Trading Group applications
  • Public Shared Accounts – allows access to a Public Directory with performance metrics


Step 3: Set up your User Profile

Click “Edit
Add a User Display Name
Provide a Bio and/or Information about the account.  This is what others will see.
The Formatting option allows you to customize the Bio/Information box.
Click “Save


Step 4:  Set Up Account Profile

1.  In the middle panel, click on the Account to be shared

2.  On the bottom right panel of the page, click on “Create Sharing Profile

3.  On the pop-up window, add an Account Display Name and Account Description.
Note: Both are required.

You are also able to add #tags to this Account Profile.

4.  Click “Save


Available buttons allow you to Generate New Code and Disable Code.

Account Options

Once Shared, you can “Unshare” account by clicking on button located in the upper right of this box.

Share Journal is checked by default.

Check box for Share Staged Trades if you wish to provide that on the selected account.

A code is automatically generated to Privately Share/Peer-to-peer share

Duration drop-down menu allows you to set how long the code is valid:
Single use only
Hour
Day
Week
Until Disabled


Export Reports (Desktop)

Clicking on  located on the upper left corner of the Positions and Gains tabs allows you to export that information as a .csv file.

The Journal  give you the ability to export reports in a PDF file on your desktop platform.  But that’s just the beginning.

You can export from the Transaction or Reconciliation view filtered by Account, Symbol, Tags, Notes and/or Date Range.

Life of Trade View also allows you to filter by Order Status in addition to the above criteria for even more focused report.   Only want to print Closed Trades?  Want to see how many trades are Unmatched?  Select those filters.

The top of your Journal report displays the Tag Summary based upon the account(s) and filtering criteria selected.

The trade detail report displays the status, Open, Close, Expire  with a color code of the trade:  Blue=Open,  Green=Profit,  Red=Loss,  Yellow=Unmatched.