6 Things You Can Do with Trade-Ideas™

Trade Ideas is an idea-generation software program, designed to alert you to new trade opportunities that fit your strategy in real time. Through streaming statistical and technical stock-market analytics, Trade Ideas provides a way for you to:

  1. Increase your research speeds with Trade Ideas channels
    The size of the market presents a challenge to traders: How can you monitor intraday activity in such a big environment? Scottrade offers Trade Ideas technology to help you get a bird's eye view of the market and then zero in on trade opportunities that fit into your trading plan. Once you set your strategies, Trade Ideas will continually apply them to the overall market and notify you when your specific criteria are met.
  2. Search the market using a variety of neutral, bullish or bearish pre-configured strategies.
    Quickly apply any of the pre-configured strategies, offered in Trade Ideas, receive alerts for your selected criteria throughout the day.
  3. Create your own strategy from scratch.
    Design a custom strategy that matches your trading goals, and use it to search the market for opportunities tailored to your trading plan. Use alerts and filters to create limitless combinations that match your trading needs.
  4. Optimize and refine any trading strategy.
    Use the Optimization tool inside Trade Ideas to analyze the details of a strategy and see whether a component is working or needs further refinement. You can use the information, provided in this section, to apply additional filters and modify your strategy based on your goals.
  5. React in real time, with live alerts delivered as events happen.
  6. See a list of the top 100 symbols that meet your criteria.
    Trade Ideas notifies you of market developments as they occur inside the streaming Alerts window.
    Trade Ideas Top Lists are updated every 30 seconds to continually deliver the top 100 symbols, based on your custom configuration. You can configure your list according to a variety of filters such as price, volume, volatility, buy/sell pressures, ranges, options volume, gaps, candle behavior, movement, Bollinger Bands®, moving averages and fundamentals.
  7. Scottrade and Trade Ideas are separate companies and the information provided by Trade Ideas should not be attributed to Scottrade. Please research any product or service carefully before making a purchase.