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Whats the difference between the first version and second of the MTF? The first version gives signals quicker than the second. If you put both indicators on the chart together, you can see. Even AAPL recently. I am scanning and using the first versio...
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This has been a recurring problem for me the past couple of weeks, and has me at my wit’s end. When I enter a symbol, I get a screen that says “waiting for data”, and it takes a LOOOONG time to pull up the chart, sometimes over a minute. I have spoke...
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Add a question-new topic-I wasn't exactly sure to add a new topic, but after I search for my question to see if similar was answered. at the bottom I saw-where to add a new question. But, Add a question button at the bottom looked "greyed out" but it...
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I need to scan the market for potential trades. Does Thinkorswim have stock scanner?
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I can't get my chart based alerts to send text/email notifications. Is there a way to convert my chart study into an alert on Thinkorswim that will send text/email notifications?
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On the Trade Tab > Options Time & Sales Tab...Can you confirm what the color codes indicate?  For example, if a transaction quantity is highlighted IN RED (Calls or Puts) does this mean they were sold? And vice versa, if they are highlighted G...
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I use Thinkorswim desktop application. Does Thinkorswim have a mobile version available?
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I would like to compare a list of stocks against an index, industry or sector. Can you scan for this in Thinkorswim?
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Is there a way to display the current grid name being used on the line which shows Charts, Flexible Grid and Product Depth and will change when the grid is changed like your "chart name" code? Thanks
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A viewer asks: Hi Pete, I see you are doing some indicators now on TradeStation.  How are you liking their platform compared to TOS (Think or Swim)?