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This board is for those interested in using technical analysis to trade ETF's and stocks using swing trading and day trading systems.  The board is for open minded people who wish to share ideas and observations about just in time action in the stock market.   All are welcome to join in the fun!  ThinkorSwim is the primary platform used to create charts and as such most of the discussion is around programming and creating charts in ThinkorSwim.

Please keep all posts civil, leaving political discussion and egos checked at the door.

P.S.  Please use "OT" prior to any post that does not contain on topic material.  However, please keep in mind that in order for this to remain a "free" board according to the rules of Investor's Hub, most posts should remain on topic.

Thank for joining the board!

Resources on the Web:

  The Chart Pattern Trader:  http://thechartpatterntrader.com/

VIX Blog:  http://vixandmore.blogspot.com/
Understanding Decay Part 1:  http://caps.fool.com/Blogs/understanding-etfetn-decay/597736
Understanding Decay Part 2:  http://caps.fool.com/Blogs/understanding-etf-decay-part/597928
Volatility Indexes:  http://hypervolatility.com/volatility-modelling/equity-volatility-indices-vix-vxn-vxd-rvx/
2013 Spreadsheet VIX&SPX: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=91737761
  Trading Gaps:  http://www.thegapguy.com 
  Stocktwits.TV:   http://www.stocktwits.tv/
  Wall Street Journal:   http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/marketsdata.html
  Dow Theory:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dow_theory
  Ten Best Candlestick Patterns:  http://www.swing-trade-stocks.com/candlestick-patterns.html
   Bullish/Bearish Candlestick Patterns:  http://www.candlesticker.com/Bullish.asp
   Bulkowski's Best Chart Patterns:  http://thepatternsite.com/BestPatterns.html
   Using Prophet Charts to find Patterns:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkpMHF7Ridc
   Economic Calendar: http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/economic-calendar/
   Tim Knight's Slope of Hope Blog:  http://slopeofhope.com/
   Corey Rosenbloom's Afraid to Trade Blog:  http://blog.afraidtotrade.com/
   Condor Options Blog:  http://condoroptions.com/
   Great Software for IRS Wash Sales:  http://www.tradelogsoftware.com/products/tradelog/
   Abnormal Returns Blog:  http://abnormalreturns.com/
   ETF Prophet:  http://etfprophet.com/
   Buy/Sell Model:  http://buysellmodel.com/
   Monthly Put/Call Analysis for Opt. Exp.:  http://leavittbrothers.com/blog/?cat=103
   Option's Calendar:  http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/equity-index/files/SP-500-options-calendar.pdf
   HeatMap of Market - configurable:  http://www.smartmoney.com/map-of-the-market/
   Trading Gaps:   http://trading-stocks.netfirms.com/gaps1.htm
   The "Myth of Max Pain" article:   http://investmentxyz.blogspot.com/2006/05/myth-of-max-pain_19.html

Trading Videos:

   Tastytrade Market Talk Videos:  https://www.tastytrade.com/#/shows/market-talk
   Emini Trading:  http://emini-watch.com/


Think or Swim Resources:

email:  thinkorswimtechsupport@tdameritrade.com; phone:  800-672-2098 (ask for Chicago office.)

  Constant Colors:  
  Custom Sounds:  http://finance.dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/TOS_thinkscript/message/4780 
  ReadTheProspectus:   http://readtheprospectus.wordpress.com/
  Shadowtrader:  http://www.shadowtrader.net/weekend_updates2011/111030we_final.html
  Free Code:  http://freethinkscript.blogspot.com/ 
  More Free Code:  http://search.traders.com/search?q=thinkorswim+script&btnG=Search&entqr=0&output=xml_no_dtd&sort=date%3AD%3AL%3Ad1&client=default_frontend&ud=1&oe=UTF-8&ie=UTF-8&proxystylesheet=default_frontend&site=entire_site&filter=0

  TOS Ratio Charts:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72707087
      ThinkDesk User's Manual:  http://mediaserver.thinkorswim.com/support/thinkDesktop.pdf
  Linking Excel and ThinkorSwim:  http://readtheprospectus.wordpress.com/2009/09/06/linking-excel-and-think-or-swim-for-streaming-real-time-calculations/
Custom Indicator Scripts:  http://www.thinkscripter.com/
Paintbars Come to ThinkorSwim:   http://readtheprospectus.wordpress.com/2009/09/12/paintbars-finally-come-to-think-or-swim/
Getting Started With Thinkscript Parts 1 & 2:
  Part 1:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4y19UdTA9A&feature=related
  Part 2:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRB42FsOWRw&feature=related
      ThinkScript User's Manual:  https://www.thinkorswim.com/tos/thinkScriptHelp.jsp?laf=dark
      ThinkorSwim Resource Manual:  http://team.thinkorswim.com/manual/dark/index.html
Prodigio:  (Prodigio is no longer supported by TDAmeritrade!!!
email:  Prodigio@thinkorswim.com; phone:  Direct 773-244-7749 or 866-839-1100 ext. 7749

  Forum:  http://www.prodigiorts.com/http://www.prodigiorts.net/forums/Getting%20Started
  Video Archive:  http://www.prodigiorts.net/videoarchive
           Introduction to Trading with Prodigio:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtcU6Z0m2po&feature=related
       Prodigio Manual:   http://rr-corner.squarespace.com/prodigio-manual/

Posts with Custom Code not in TOS (may contain errors...works in progress.)
  Spdpro:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=68488237
  Fibonacci Pivots:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72995202
  ADX:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=73059624
  Standard Pivots:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72983311
  BollingerBand Fill:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72971915
  Spdpro:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72934360
  RVI:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=72375457
  RSI with Gradient Line:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=73474308
  EMASix:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=74016255
  Spdpro update 4/8/12:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=74153484
  Volume with 2 Averages:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=74343095
  Alert Code: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=91364438
  Fractal Code:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=91678788

Technical Issues:
   Reoccurring Error Messages in popups:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=73711643
   Restore to Previous Build:  http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=73713733
   Software Questions/Answers:   https://www.thinkorswim.com/tos/displayFaq.tos?categoryKey=SOFTWARE


Quarterly Statistics:  http://www.investopedia.com/articles/financial-theory/08/volatility.asp#axzz1wBh8M2L2
Volatility Calculator; just input symbol:  http://etfreplay.com/volatility.aspx

QuoteTracker Resources:
  Instructions re patch:  http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&postid=3374370&highlight=Quotetracker#post3374370
  Link to Patch:  http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=213476&perpage=6&pagenumber=28
  Quotetracker Help on Formulas:  http://www.quotetracker.com/help/techind.shtml

Resources for Measuring Economic Growth:
  ISM Report:  http://www.ism.ws/ismreport/mfgrob.cfm
  US GDP Growth Rate:   http://www.tradingeconomics.com/united-states/gdp-growth-annual
  20 Year Treasury Bond Forecast:  http://forecasts.org/interest-rate/20-year-treasury-bond-yield.htm
  TED Spread Chart:  http://thedismaloptimist.net/index.php/ted-spread-chart.html
   H.15 Release  http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/current/default.htm


After years of sporadically writing in notebooks and on pieces of paper, I started journaling my trading experience in this free software.  I am very pleased with the results.  All the really successful traders journal so, as painful as it seemed to conduct this exercise, I bit the bullit and did it.  I find it is a very useful tool.  This software makes it so easy write down my thoughts but, also has a very good search feature so I can go back and find things.  It's easier to be the best by copying what the best do!  That doesn't mean I can't still be unique :)



Cynlite@hotmail.com (if I miss your email, drop me a post so I know it was sent.)

#2913  Sticky Note http://www.investopedia.com/university/how-to-use-td-ameritrade-thinkorswim-onli spdpro 07/16/13 12:35:46 AM
#2805  Sticky Note ratio // save spdpro 11/27/12 11:58:23 PM
#1178  Sticky Note Back Up Your Work: Since we all desertcynlite 04/06/12 11:11:16 AM
#1037  Sticky Note ***iBox contains resources for ThinkorSwim, Thinkscript and Prodigio. desertcynlite 03/12/12 02:07:23 AM
#3166   spdpro CITYHAWK 03/28/15 05:12:47 PM
#3165   Knock Knock is spdpro home CITYHAWK 03/28/15 04:05:48 PM
#3163   support@thinkorswim.com "Zeppy monkey" spdpro 03/04/15 09:43:57 PM
#3162   tos trailing stp settings vid spdpro 02/22/15 05:34:20 PM
#3161   Ok, take your time . CITYHAWK 02/10/15 09:31:52 AM
#3160   http://tos.mx/qLt8jv spdpro 01/26/15 01:35:51 PM
#3159   swap save > http://tos.mx/RlQv0x spdpro 01/04/15 05:36:07 PM
#3155   swap save > share http://tos.mx/Jd0Gr4 spdpro 12/11/14 12:10:57 AM
#3151   D > load this up spdpro 10/20/14 09:09:54 PM
#3149   I appreciate your effort in writing it down desertcynlite 10/18/14 12:48:22 PM
#3148   Oh My, it needed to be done anyway spdpro 10/17/14 09:43:54 PM
#3147   Thanks...I meant your first paragraph LOL! desertcynlite 10/17/14 09:41:08 PM
#3146   OK here we go, might be lengthy spdpro 10/17/14 09:30:37 PM
#3145   I'm sorry, I just don't understand your short desertcynlite 10/17/14 07:35:15 PM
#3144   will do > I have to wait for spdpro 10/17/14 06:32:20 PM
#3143   Try the 100 and 200 and see the desertcynlite 10/17/14 06:16:59 PM
#3142   http://tos.mx/siIbtu spdpro 10/17/14 06:13:55 PM
#3141   got it spdpro 10/17/14 05:28:33 PM
#3140   Here's what it looks like: desertcynlite 10/17/14 05:20:01 PM
#3139   Later spdpro 10/17/14 05:14:52 PM
#3138   Well, my PM window closed! desertcynlite 10/17/14 05:13:42 PM
#3137   see you in the AM > smile spdpro 10/15/14 09:47:01 PM
#3136   Don't forget to check the iBox. I desertcynlite 10/15/14 09:41:38 PM
#3135   that made my day! spdpro 10/15/14 09:36:25 PM
#3134   Well, it reminds me that I should back desertcynlite 10/15/14 09:33:19 PM
#3133   can't count the 100's of hrs you saved me spdpro 10/15/14 09:29:37 PM
#3132   Glad it helped! I used to have desertcynlite 10/15/14 09:25:23 PM
#3131   THANKS D .> that was all the good stuff spdpro 10/15/14 09:10:17 PM
#3130   Last one ... desertcynlite 10/15/14 08:56:10 PM
#3129   SpdPro_6252012 Not sure what this is but found it. desertcynlite 10/15/14 08:54:52 PM
#3128   Better Volume modified ... desertcynlite 10/15/14 08:52:40 PM
#3127   Better Momentum modified ... desertcynlite 10/15/14 08:51:56 PM
#3126   Back here again > messing with TOS sharing spdpro 10/11/14 05:17:40 PM
#3125   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HgXVtDGtpg&feature=player_embedded spdpro 09/15/14 07:33:16 PM
#3121   http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j197/spdpro/DSC00021_zps53c21ef2.jpg spdpro 08/17/14 08:24:55 PM
#3116   # RSI Over Laguerre Time spdpro 07/19/14 05:55:08 PM
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#3104   I talked to TOS scripters, but they could Hacktheripper 05/18/14 04:30:40 PM
#3103   you best bet is to go to TOS spdpro 05/18/14 01:44:55 AM
#3102   If anyone could code for me the RSI Hacktheripper 05/17/14 10:17:18 PM
#3099   Thanks for the post Hacktheripper 05/04/14 07:04:52 AM
#3098   TOS code via thinkscript lounge spdpro 05/02/14 11:03:38 PM
#3096   http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=101363162 Hacktheripper 04/30/14 08:14:06 PM