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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: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 800-672-2098 (ask for Chicago office.) Constant Colors: http://team.thinkorswim.com/manual/dark/thinkscript/reference/Constants/Color/index.html 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/ Thinkscript: 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 ####### Volatility: 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 :) http://download.cnet.com/iDailyDiary-Free/3000-2124_4-10211308.html ####### Cynlite@hotmail.com (if I miss your email, drop me a post so I know it was sent.)