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What is the difference between a TradingView Strategy and an Indicator?

Confused about the difference between TradingView strategies and indicators? In this post, we will explain the main differences and help you choose the right tool for your trading needs. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced trader, understanding the distinction between these two tools is crucial for successful technical analysis.

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Automating Your Trading Strategy: Platforms vs. Low-Level Broker APIs

When it comes to automating your trading strategy, you have two main options: using a platform like TradersPost and TradingView, or using a low-level broker API and a custom programming language.

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Comparing TradeStation vs NinjaTrader vs TradersPost

TradeStation, NinjaTrader, and TradersPost are all popular platforms among active traders and investors looking to improve their trading strategy and execution. All three platforms offer advanced automation capabilities, but they differ in terms of their focus and target audience.

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Automated Trading vs. Manual Discretionary Trading: Which is Better?

When it comes to trading, there are two main approaches: automated trading and manual discretionary trading. In automated trading, the trader uses computer algorithms to make trades based on predefined rules, while in manual discretionary trading, the trader makes trades based on their own judgment and analysis.

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TradingView Automated Trading using TradersPost and Alert Webhooks

TradingView is a popular platform for technical analysis and trading. One of the great features it offers is the ability to set up custom alerts that trigger when certain conditions are met on a chart. These alerts can be configured to send notifications via email, SMS, or even send a request to a webhook. In this post, we will look at how to use TradingView alerts and the TradersPost service to automate your trading.

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The Journey of an Automated Trader

So you want to get into automated trading? This article aims to share with you my experiences going through the journey of becoming an automated trader and building TradersPost.

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The Boom of Retail Trading

U.S. stocks have experienced a steady increase in trading volumes over the past two years, with volume consistently topping 10 billion shares a day. Retail investors conduct a greater portion of trading. An estimated 20 million novice traders have started trading in the market over the last two years. Their decisions, behaviours and market sentiment can only mean investment opportunities.

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Why You Need to Backtest Your Trading Strategy

Manual or systematic analysis of the past performance of a trading strategy or concept is known as backtesting. By backtesting the strategy manually or by using backtesting software, a trader can determine whether the strategy is most likely a waste of time and money or if it shows promise and profitability across a variety of markets.

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The Stock Market Sees High Levels of Automated Trading

The financial markets have been changing rapidly in response to converging forces such as globalization, competition, geopolitics, and demographic shifts. As a consequence of rapid technological change, many new products and services have been developed, which have significantly altered the dynamics of financial trading.

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What is Pine Script?

Pine Script is a programming language created by TradingView to back test trading strategies and create custom indicators. You can begin trading with no setbacks by creating custom trading alerts, analysis tools and strategy scripts – all of which will help you gain an edge over other traders. Enhancing your edge and taking your trade to the next level is possible with Pine Script. Keep reading this blog to find out how.

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Benefits of Automated Trading

Even novice traders know that you must constantly research and monitor the market to profit. However, technology has allowed us to eliminate the most challenging part of the work and have the trades executed automatically based on the algorithms we set while enjoying our well-earned free time.

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