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


TradeStation Strategy Guide

Just write a few lines of code and TradeStation will plot your theoretical buys and sells right on the chart. Learn how to customize the settings impacting how theoretical orders are entered on the chart. It even provides a “look-inside-bar” option to drill down into a lower time frame to increase precision of theoretical orders.

TradeStation Strategy Guide

TradeStation Keltner Bollinger Band Squeeze MACD

What is a KBB Squeeze? When the Bollinger Bands narrow to the point they can ‘squeeze’ inside the bands of the Keltner channel, that stock is in a KBB Squeeze. When price moves out of consolidation zone, the Bollinger Bands expand outside the Keltner Channel, that stock has now fired from the squeeze.


TradeStation Daily ATR Levels Indicator

TradeStation Daily ATR Levels Indicator, we demonstrate how the prices react across several different instruments including Stocks, Futures and Forex. Alerts are included with this indicator and we demonstrate how they work.


TradeStation Divergence Lines Indicator

Responding to numerous requests from viewers, we are now publishing our first premium indicator for the TradeStation. We realize there are many techniques employed for reading divergence. We tried to be as accommodating as possible using a variety of features in the TradeStation platform. I’m sure you will be very excited to see the new ways these indicators can be customized to fit your needs.


TradeStation Options Trading Tutorial

You will learn how to load the option symbol into the Matrix. Order entry methods are shown, including automatic bracket orders. Easily modify your stop loss and limit orders by clicking and dragging along the depth of market. Clearly see the Bid/Ask size and levels for the stock option being traded.

TradeStation Options Trading Tutorial

TradeStation Custom Scan High Options Volume

TradeStation Custom Scan High Options Volume

We often hear professional traders talk about “unusually high options volume”. This video shows you step-by-step how to build a custom scan in TradeStation. The custom scan will filter through a universe of stocks, reporting all the ones with above average options volume. From start to finish you learn each step required. Starting from a blank workspace, you see how to add a chart and scanner window. Then we examine every element along the way to implementing a fully functional custom scan.