Advanced Chart Trading


Chart Trading

Award-winning charting tools for the serious trader.

Advanced and Fully Customizable Charting

Take your trading to the next level with professional-grade charting that puts advanced analysis capabilities at your fingertips. Serious traders and analysts choose TradeStation for its award-winning charting tools, depth of features and flexibility.

Traditional to exotic chart types

From candlesticks to Renko bars, TradeStation has perfected over 10 different chart types so you can view the market from nearly every conceivable angle.

Custom Indicators

More than 150 indicators come standard with the TradeStation platform. You can also create or download custom indicators for nearly unlimited analysis capabilities.

Multiple-time-frame analysis

Combining multiple symbols and/or intervals on the same chart allows you to isolate market conditions that may directly affect your trading.

Worldwide market data

Use the TradeStation Global platform to chart, analyze and back-test historical market data from all major US, UK, Europe and APAC market centers, Market data is provided by Interactive Brokers.

Ease of use for simplified chart analysis

Extensive chart linking, annotating capabilities, transparency and data-forward design are just a few of the features that simplify chart analysis in TradeStation.

Visualize market moves, potential breakouts and chart patterns in real time

Indicators, ShowMe™ studies, PaintBar™ studies, Activity Bars and Probability Maps enable you to analyze the market in ways that make the most sense to you.

Visually stunning and highly customizable charts

Virtually every graphical and other elements of the TradeStation Global charts can be customized, allowing you to personalize your layouts to perfection and maximize your perspective on the markets.

Placing an order has never been easier

TradeStation’s new Chart Trading feature allows discretionary traders to intuitively place and edit orders directly on a chart in real time.

Place single- and multi-leg orders with a simple mouse click

Easily move orders to new price levels by dragging the order line

Edit orders with a right-click

Place commonly used orders - including hit/take, market, OCO, and trailing stops - with a button click.

The power of EasyLanguage

Unlike other chart-based trading tools on the market, TradeStation's Chart Trading feature is powered by EasyLanguage. This means that you can extend it to meet your own unique trading needs or use it as the basis for your own analysis techniques.

Learn more about EasyLanguage >


See it in Action

The Art of TradeStation: Advanced Charting Techniques
This webinar delves into some of the most powerful features of the Chart Analysis window. It demonstrates how activity-based bar intervals allow your indicators to react more dynamically to changes in volatility, and then shows how using multiple symbols.

Enabling Chart Trading in Chart Anaysis
TradeStation lets you place orders straight from the chart. In this video you will learn the basic techniques to take advantage of TradeStation’s powerful chart trading capabilities.

Learning TradeStation - Chart Analysis and Strategy Trading

  • Edit Symbols, Timeframe and History
  • Understand Chart Types
  • Use Drawing Tools
  • Add Studies and Enable Alerts
  • Use Multi-Data Chart Analysis
  • Backtest Strategy Components
  • Understand Strategy Performance Report

Discover the Platform

TradeStation platform puts powerful tools into the hands of traders and investors – helping to level the playing field in the competitive world of trading and investing.

Advanced Charting >

Award-winning charting tools for the serious trader.

Radarscreen >

Find trading opportunities as they happen in real time.

The Matrix >

The “Swiss Army knife” of trading tools.

EasyLanguage >

Translate your trading ideas into analysis techniques and strategies.