Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about TradersPost.
TD Ameritrade does not support paper trading. Only the ThinkOrSwim platform supports paper trading and ThinkOrSwim does not provide an API for TradersPost to integrate with. If you would like to get started paper trading, you can register a free account with Alpaca.
No. You can subscribe to existing strategies that have been published on TradersPost. An account on TradingView is only required if you want to connect your own custom strategies to TradersPost.
No. TradersPost does not require coding. You can easily connect strategies to TradersPost that other traders have created and published on TradingView.
Not yet, but it is on the roadmap.
Yes, please email [email protected] if you wish to have options enabled on your account.
TradersPost currently integrates with TD Ameritrade, Alpaca, TradeStation and Robinhood.
Yes, TD Ameritrade and TradeStation both support these specialty account types.
If you connect an account with existing open positions, TradersPost will not do anything to those positions unless your strategy subscription has those tickers selected. It is up to you to be sure your manual trading does not conflict with the tickers being managed by TradersPost. It is recommended that you use an account dedicated to TradersPost but we do not strictly disallow you from trading manually in the same account.
TradersPost was founded by Jonathan Wage on January 1st 2021.
Currently taking both sides of a strategy is a feature that is under development and will be available for paper trading beta testing in Q3/Q4 2021. You can work around this limitation by having one account for the long side and another for the short side.
TradersPost is free to get started. You can paper trade for free for 90 days. Once you are ready to trade live with real money, a paid subscription is required.
TradersPost comes with an unlimited amount of free paper accounts that lets you test strategies and get familiar with the platform.
Yes, we support TD Ameritrade accounts with ThinkOrSwim advanced features disabled. If you have ThinkOrSwim advanced features enabled, you may experience unexpected behavior and you will not have the ability to use OCO take profit and stop loss orders. It is recommended to use TradersPost with accounts that have ThinkOrSwim advanced features disabled.