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How to Setup Trailing Stops within NinjaTrader 7 No comments yet

Trailing Stops are used by many traders to automate stop movement as the market moves in their position’s favor. This functionality is included directly in the ATM strategy features within NinjaTrader 7. This offers order flexibility for any order entry screen in NinjaTrader 7 that allows the attachment of ATM strategies. View the video below to learn more about Trailing Stops.

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Rolling Over Instrument Expiries in the NinjaTrader Instrument Manager No comments yet

Switching Expiries can be an involved process with many trading platforms, but with NinjaTrader 7 it takes only a few mouse clicks to get up and running. See how to use the Instrument Manager to quickly sort, search, and modify instruments to display within NinjaTrader.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Access Your Favorite Instruments Using NinjaTrader’s Default Symbol List No comments yet

Almost every instrument drop-down menu in NinjaTrader allows you to select a few instruments off of a ‘quick-list.’ This is known as NinjaTrader 7′s Default instrument list, and it is completely customizable for the user. Add any combination of instruments to the Default list to be able to easily and efficiently switch or select an instrument without having to resort to the Data Series menu. Fresh, new instrument lists are available as well to group similar instruments together, or to create a portfolio list.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Customize the Sim101 Account in NinjaTrader to Mirror Your Live Account No comments yet

NinjaTrader allows complete flexibility when using their on-board simulation account, or Sim101 account. This means it is possible to adjust the capital, margin, commission settings and more to replicate your live environment. It is also possible to create additional simulation accounts to track different strategies.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Taking Advantage of NinjaTrader 7′s Backup/Restore Feature No comments yet

Stability is a key component for every traders’ arsenal when using electronic means for order submission. Luckily, NinjaTrader includes a convenient backup feature that allows for strategy templates, connection info, preferences, and more to be saved to any location you like. Restoring is just as easy, and provides a simple way to get back up and running in the event of a hardware failure, or if a new machine has been received.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Place, Modify, and Monitor Traders Directly From a Chart in NinjaTrader 7 No comments yet

Chart Trader is feature that allows traders to submit various order types directly on a chart. This allows for users to visualize where their orders are in conjunction with current and past market prices. This makes placing orders around areas of support and resistance a cinch, and gives traders the option to modify their trades with just two mouse clicks when needed. Please see the video below on how to take advantage of Chart Trader in NinjaTrader 7.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Importing, Exporting, Downloading & Editing Historical Data in NinjaTrader 7 No comments yet

NinjaTrader 7 offers the ability to manage all your historical in one place – the Historical Data Manager. Within the Historical Data Manager, it is possible to download specific dates, instruments, and even types of data for storage, backtesting, and other uses. Learn how to use the Historical Data Manager in the video below.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Market Replay Tutorial in NinjaTrader 7 No comments yet

Practice trading yesterday’s market data with NinjaTrader’s Market Replay option. Trades, charts, and quotes will all behave as if you were there live. It is also possible to download Level 2 data for popular futures and forex instruments to replay Trading DOM activity.

To access a free trial of NinjaTrader & the Rithmic data feed, please visit the following web page: Click Here

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

Creating Custom Session Templates in NinjaTrader 7 No comments yet

Getting to know the Session Manager in NinjaTrader 7 can be another way to look for new trade opportunities. With the Session Manager, you have the ability to modify, delete, or even create completely custom Session Templates. This offers the ability to configure strategies to trade during only specific times in the market, or even to only display chart data for your specified time period. Start optimizing your strategy today, and take a look at the following video to learn more about Session Templates, and how to configure them.

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TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

NinjaTrader 7′s Hot Key Manager, and How to Enable Quick Keyboard Commands No comments yet

Don’t get bogged down with the mechanics of trading, try using NinjaTrader 7′s Hot Key functionality. With the Hot Key Manager, you can assign, modify, or enable Hot Keys to quicker access a variety of functions within NinjaTrader. Tasks such as switching workspaces, closing workspaces, submitting orders, and so on can be done with just a few keyboard clicks. View the video below to see how to access these keyboard commands to streamline your trading.

 

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TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES, DISTORTIONS OR DELAYS WHEN TRADING VIA THE INTERNET. TRADERS PLATFORM EMPLOYS PHONE SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF PLATFORM FAILURE.

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