Thinkorswim Watchlists Tutorials

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Tutorial Videos for Thinkorswim Watchlists

A collection of videos and articles showing how to build and modify columns in a watchlist. You are encouraged to use the left side-menu to navigate among topics that interest you. (view as desktop for best experience) The left side-menu will help you keep track of where you are, and which content you have already viewed.

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Listed below you will find all the videos and articles included in the TOS Watchlists category.


Thinkorswim ADX DMI Watchlist

After following our step-by-step instructions you will have your own custom watchlist containing many chart’s worth of information. You will be able to see the position of the DI+ and DI- lines as well as the value of the ADX. All available in a single glance.

Thinkorswim ADX DMI Watchlist

Thinkorswim Watchlist TTM Squeeze

Thinkorswim Watchlist TTM Squeeze 2

This indicator compliments a previous video we published that displays the colors of the TTM Squeeze histogram in a watchlist. Use these together to create a ‘radar screen’ similar to those used in TradeStation. In a single glance you can see stocks that are ready to make a move and which direction the indicator is predicting.


Thinkorswim Watchlist Importing Symbols

Easily Import Symbol Lists into a Thinkorswim Watchlist In this brief article titled “Thinkorswim Watchlist Importing Symbols” you will see how easy it is to import large lists of symbols into a watchlist on the Thinkorswim platform. The screenshots should quickly and easily tell the whole story. I’ll add comments along the way to fill […]

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Thinkorswim TTM Squeeze Watchlist

Thinkorswim TTM Squeeze Watchlist

Easily see which stocks have the TTM Squeeze direction aligned across multiple time frames. Free custom code is included below. Just follow instructions in the video to copy/paste this code and create your very own custom watchlist columns. No source code is disclosed as the Thinkorswim platform provides access to the plots while keeping the proprietary code out of sight.


Thinkorswim Custom Watch List Columns

Tired of looping through dozens of charts just to find the few stocks that meet your criteria? Wouldn’t you rather just glance at your watch list and instantly see those half dozen stocks all sorted at the top of your list? Looking for the needle in the haystack can be tedious and time consuming. This video demonstrates how to combine the

Thinkorswim Custom Watch List Columns