Platform Features Release: April 2023


Announcing the latest feature(s)/function(s) updates, additions, or edits to the trading platform:


Cloning and Editing Trendlines

New Trendline Customization

Clone trendlines with the push of a button.  Easily define or edit  trendline endpoints.

Click on an existing trendline to display the Annotation Settings box, make your changes, then click “Save”.



Enhancements

  • Reusing canceled GTC Order preserves Duration


Change Log

  • Repaired contrast on Find>Scans>Filter table
  • Chart crosshair behavior resolved
  • Pivot Point indicator editing restored
  • Removed duplicate Inner Circle>Insider Information
  • Platform Notification>Don’t show again” fixed
  • Backtest>Analyze Date selection repaired
  • Corrected date display above chart
  • Seasonality Chart behavior corrected
  • Screener functionality repaired on several items
  • Hide function on Option functionality restored
  • Russell 2000 restored on Find>HeatMap
  • Backend fixes on previous releases
  • Net Debit/Credit responsiveness restored on Manual Accounts


Platform Features Release: March 2023


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

Valuation and Fundamental Data Points added
Users have more criteria to select from for both the Screener, to find potential trade candidates, and Watchlist Views to analyze candidates.


Valuation and Fundamental Data Points Added

Watch List Views

Over 30 data points were added to the Valuation and Fundamental sections for Watch List Views.

Build, Save, and Edit your customized Watch List Views to your needs.

Learn how to use this feature:

Create Your Views

Screener

Over 30 data points have been added to the Screener Function under the Valuation and Fundamental sections.

There are 3 Levels of Data Points.  Level 2 has more Data Points than 1,  Level 3 has all criteria available to select from.

Now users have more tools to choose customize screens.  These may be saved and edited at any time.

Screener "How To"

Enhancements

  • Added Average Volume line to (upper) Volume Indicator
  • Saving Annotations/Texts, etc on charts are an automatic function.  It no longer has to be selected.
  • Scroll function added to lists on Custom, Market and Watch pages
  • GAAP/non-GAAP PE/PEG (TPE and PE chart in Valuation section to reflect GAAP PE)


Change Log

  • Resolved Screener Export Function
  • Open/Close “save” function fixed in Backtest mode
  • 2nd email saving in Notification feature setup
  • Candlesticks and Volume bars line up


Platform Features Release: December 2022


Announcing the latest Release which added a powerful Lower Indicator on the Charts Tab:  52 Week Hi/Lo.  Price/Date info has been added to X/Y axis


52-Week Hi/Low Indicator

The newest lower indicator:  52-week Hi/Low Indicator is a Broad Market Indicator.  It is not Stock specific.

View how individual Stocks/ETFs are faring compared to the Broad Market.

Select from NYSE, NASD or AmEx

There are two views:

Show Difference Only – Display either a green or red (or no) bar representing the net advancers/decliners for that period.
Show High & Low (uncheck box)– Displays both green/red bars to illustrate number with new 52 week high/lows.

The background color identifies a bullish or bearish trend, based upon the number of days selected (Trend Period)
Example:  If 3 days are selected, background highlight will begin on the 4th consecutive day of gains (or losses).


X/Y axis – Price/Date display

The cursor’s crosshairs will display the Price/Date info along the X/Y axis for easier reading.

This information will still appear in the upper/right corner above the chart:




Drawing Key Activation

Use your keypad to activate drawing lines on the Chart by following these steps:

1.  Click either in Header area above the chart – OR –
Click the Annotation icon>Line

2.  Click on chart, then “Alt” and “T” keys where you want to start line.

Once activated from either of the starting points (1), the function works on the current chart, without having to reactivate by clicking on the Header or Annotation icon.




Platform Features Release: November 2022


Announcing the latest Release allowing for customized Watchlist views.   Improvements in Journal functionality will increase responsiveness and allow users to better control the data displayed.  Format enhancements were also made to increase readability


Watchlist Views – Create, Save & Edit

The ability to create your own Watchlist views based on criteria important to you enhances the work flow of finding the best candidates for trading.

Click on  next to the (Default) Watchlist, then select “Add New” to get started.

Build your own views from over 160 data points, then adjust the display position in the order you want them to appear.

Click on icon to edit a view you previously created.

Learn more by clicking below:

Create Views

Improvements

The Journal default displays Order/Trade activity from the Activated Trade Account.

To switch or add accounts, simply click on the other Account tabs or select by group:   Real, Virtual, Manual or All accounts.

The improved functionality allows for faster journal activity display and easier trade analysis.

 


Change Log

  • Resolved Score Icon Navigation from Home/Market Tab
  • Corrected Fundamental/Dividend missing data
  • Moving Average indicator functionality restored on Custom Page
  • Corrected display data on Fundamental Tab
  • Addressed candlestick not appearing first 20 minutes on Mondays.
  • Rectified downloading data from Screener


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


Adding & Arranging Indicators

Select  to add to your studies.
Indicators are grouped by Upper Indicators (which will appear on the Chart) and Lower Indicators (listed below the chart)
Once selected, you can customize the parameters – including the type of line you want for Moving Averages.
Upper Indicator selection summary appears above the chart and have an associated toolbar that allow edits (gear) hide/display(eye), refresh or remove..

 

Lower indicators can be displayed/hidden, move placement up/down  or delete it to truly customize your view.  

Make sure to Save Your New Chart Settings