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The Founding Principles of Hahn-Tech, LLC are derived from a lifetime of study and work.

Trading Platform Tutorials

Trading Platform Tutorials

This website exists to provide practical and useful instruction on various topics. The highest goal is enabling others to accomplish more with greater precision and fewer resources.

Our mission statement: “Maximum Precision Through Intelligent Use of Minimal Resources” is the result of a 23+ year career in the HVAC industry. The last half of which was spent as an Operations Manager for both Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies.

During this time I developed an obsession with optimization and simplification of workflows. Not surprisingly, the topic of this site was originally intended to reflect my experience in data analysis and workflow automation. However a funny thing happened along the way. My other passion, stock market analysis, would come to dominate the content. I didn’t intend it that way. I merely responded to viewers like you. This site is here to serve the needs of our audience. As those needs are expressed, we respond with content and services to fill them.

So here we are, having started the site in October 2014, serving the needs of the trading community. More specifically, those in the trading community who are using a platform called Thinkorswim, by TD Ameritrade.

Hahn-Tech, LLC was founded in December 2013.

Services available include

  • Consultation on business software and technology
  • Contract work involving spreadsheet, database and software development
  • Instructional material and services

New Low Rates for 2020:

Consultation services are billed at $85 USD per hour with a two hour minimum. If during the first hour you determine our services are not a fit for your needs you may cancel with no commitment. Once the second hour commences the session becomes a billable service. After the initial billable consultation, subsequent consultations will be billed on an hourly basis. You will receive an invoice after the conclusion of any billable service.

**Software projects are billed at $85 USD per hour with a two hour minimum per project. Below, you will find a detailed explanation of each phase of a software project.

1. Receive project specifications from the client
2. Feasibility analysis performed to determine any elements of the specifications which cannot be supported by the trading platform.
3. Client is notified of any elements that cannot be accomplished.
4. Once items 2 and 3 have been resolved, work begins. No estimated cost or time to completion is provided at this stage.
5. As the work progresses I send screenshots showing the indicator plotted on a chart and/or wacthlist. Scan results and/or Strategy reports are included where applicable.
6. The client will confirm (through the analysis of the screenshots,  scan results and/or Strategy reports) the project produces results that match the specifications.
7. At this time I will provide a final price estimate to complete any remaining components of the project.
8. The invoice for the total amount will be sent to you from PayPal.
9. Once the invoice is paid in full you will receive the code via files attached to an email.

Larger sized projects may require a deposit before work commences.

Payment for all services will be processed through an invoice sent to you from PayPal. A valid email address is required.

There will be no charges associated with email correspondence unless otherwise specified after initial contact.

For those submitting a request for a customized trading platform solution, the following details help to reduce time and cost.

A good template to follow is listed below:

  1. List of conditions required in order for a signal to be valid
    1. For instance the position of price action above a moving average
  2. The trigger which is the last step to confirm a valid signal
    1. For instance a cross of one moving average over another

Be sure to include other details such as what type of functionality you would like:

  1. Chart based study
  2. Alerts?
  3. **Strategy for back testing
  4. Stock Scan
  5. Watch List Columns
  6. Text/Email alerts

** Projects including Strategies will increase the minimum cost to 3 hours at $85 USD per hour: $255 USD.

Just keep in mind that computer code only sees a yes or a no. There are no gray areas. So the specifications must be clear and precise.

Submit this contact form only if you are soliciting our professional services

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16 thoughts on “About

  • Morgan C.

    Pete is a very thorough and detailed oriented person. He’s helped me tremendously with a script I had been chipping away with for weeks. His communication is clear and he understands what it takes to get a task completed. I look forward to working with Pete in the future and if you’re considering if you should trust Pete with your project….the answer is yes and you’re lucky that you found him. Great job Pete.

    • Pete Hahn Post author

      Thanks so much Morgan. I am very happy to know that I was able to guide you through the process and deliver a final result that was customized to your specific needs. Looking forward to working for you again. Take care.

  • Jerry A

    Pete is an exceptional talent. He has now helped me with several projects. Each time he quickly analyzed my goals, taught me what I needed to know, and promptly provided exactly what I asked for. In short, Pete is awesome!

    • Pete Hahn Post author

      Wow, thanks so much Jerry. That feedback literally gave me goose bumps. I am very happy hear that you are pleased with the result of the projects we have completed for you. Take care!

  • Mike K

    Great work by Mr. Hahn. I recommend hahn-tech.com to anyone interested in learning about Thinkorswim and also recommend to submit project request to Mr. Hahn if they need to get work done on their scans or any other project work related to Thinkorswim. Thank You.

  • Waleed

    Mr. Hahn, I can’t thank you enough sir! The level of professionalism and expertise you sincerely show can rarely be found nowadays! Let alone your honesty and integrity. Your passion to truly help another fellow human without a return/reward clearly depicts your genuine nature, and it comes out loud and clear through your emails and videos. You sent me educational videos, you educated, you coached me without charging me a monetary value for your time while you could have made some money. You are a true educator with a big heart!

  • hector e guerra

    This will be my second custom study that pete does for me , first one was great. Pete provides great and fast service I would recommend him to anyone looking for custom studies.

  • Vic

    Pete provides excellent service and I recommend him to anyone who is looking for deeper insight into a trading platform through the use of optimized features tailored to your liking. He is also very responsive and works to ensure that you are getting exactly what you’re looking for every step of the way.

      • Pete Hahn Post author

        This is not the place to request assistance of this type. We have a Q&A forum for general questions like this. The Q&A forum is the only “repository” of custom solutions apart from our videos.