What’s New

09/28/2014 Released version 3.2.148 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • New Channel Bar Window enabling launching pre-configured layouts.
  • New Welcome Screen available from toolbar to allows you to easily individual strategies or entire layouts.
  • Added a Single Stock window which provides symbol specific detailed data.
  • Added a strategy selection top combo box panel to the Alert window and Top List window that allows the user to quickly reconfigure the window by choosing a pre-defined strategy.
  • OddsMaker window and Alert window time history now can use access up to 62 days of trading.
  • Custom column coloring is available and is saved in the layout in the Alert window, Top List window, and Multi-strategy window.
  • Added new External Linking window to accommodate linking to even more platforms.
  • Added new small config window. This option is controlled via the Options window.
  • Added the score cylinder to the Top List window. This option is controlled via the Top List context menu.
  • Added Symbol Stock Ticker with external linking to the bottom of the Compare Count window.
  • Improved Top List Color Chooser window to support custom column coloring and fix several bugs.
  • Fix miscellaneous bugs in the appearance of the Single Stock window.
  • Added WebLink symbol linking to external linking process and rules for TC2000 and StockCharts.com.
  • A new default layout file based on the Social Media layout from the Channel Bar replaces the default layout file in the Shared Default Files program data folder.
  • Improvements to Configuration Window and OddsMaker Window and bug fixes.
4/24/2014 Added new filter:

3/26/14 Released version 3.2.119 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • New Connection Type: “New HTTPS Mode.”
  • Minor Fixes to the Show Me Window.
  • Minor Improvements to the OddsMaker. This helps when downloading very large results.
  • Added Window Snap Feature. Feature is controlled via a setting under the Options window General Tab under Appearance.
  • Minor GUI cleanup. i.e. adding and removing an ellipsis in some menu items.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
  • This release is highly recommended for all of our international customers.
12/22/13 Released version 3.2.110 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • DEMO users can now load a link using the Load From Cloud feature VideoHelp Whats New.
  • “Configure All…” VideoHelp Whats Newin the Multi-Strategy window is now faster.
  • We now link with Iress.
  • Better linking for StockCharts.com.
  • TI Pro now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.  Our install program will help you download these files.  Let us know if you need further assistance.
  • You will lose some of your settings.
    • You will have to reenter your password.
    • You will have to reenter any changes you made in the options window.
    • That includes saying that you want to be notified of new beta software!
    • Sorry, we try to keep this to a minimum, but sometimes it is unavoidable.
  • Added Text Headers option to the Alert, Top List, and Multi-Strategy windows context menu.  When selected this will replace the header icons of the columns with text.
  • Added the following features to the OddsMaker Results window:
    • % of Total column for reports.
    • “(blanks)” row for reports.
    • Double clicking on the “(blanks)” row opens “View Trades” window with the blank values for filters.
  • Added a “Keep All” option in the “Group by” section of the Alert window.
  • Added new content to the “show me” window.  Look for the “Up vs. Down” tab for several filters.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
10/3/13 Check out an early beta release of our Computer Based Training.  Click here.
8/23/13 Check out an early beta release of our new web based client software.  Run itHelp.VideoHelp Whats New
8/2/13 Released version 3.2.89 of TI Pro.  This includes several small bug fixes and other improvements.
7/19/13 Added new filters:

5/9/13 Released version 3.2.85 of TI Pro.  There was a bug in version 3.2.84.  It could crash under very specific circumstances.
4/21/13 Released version 3.2.84 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Improvements to the OddsMaker. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added daily charts to OddsMaker Results window.
    • Added background coloring for the OddsMaker performance metrics.
  • Updates to the Load from Cloud window. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added searching and sorting.
    • Added a date column.
  • Added “Open Alert Window” and “Run OddsMaker” to the context menu for each strategy in a Multi-Strategy window. VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added content to the Show Me window VideoHelp Whats New for the following filters: MinQEarnG Whats New, MinQRevG Whats New, MinUpJan1P Whats New, MinU5DP Whats New, MinU10DP Whats New, MinU20DP Whats New, and MinUYP Whats New.
  • New icons for several windows.
  • Improved the description field for some alerts.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
4/16/13 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

2/5/13 Released version 3.2.70 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Added “1 minute” to the “Don’t Repeat” list.  Talk with Trade-Ideas support if you need additional options.
  • Improved ScottradeELITE symbol linking.
  • Upon opening a new Alert and new Top List window the clipboard is checked for a collaborate link and if one is present the Config window is skipped and it goes directly to the window with the clipboard config applied.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Numerous improvements to the Config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a new feature to the TopList, Alert, Multi-Strategy, and Compare Count windows which allows the window to have small borders.  Feature is accessed via the context menu for each window.  This window state is saved in the layout file.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Multi-Strategy windows adds a new context menu item called: “Don’t Repeat For…”.  This feature limits how often a symbol for a particular strategy is repeated in the window.  This feature applies to all strategies in the window.
  • Added calendar stats table to the summary tab of the OddsMaker results window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance enhancements, and other small improvements.
11/9/12 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

10/9/12 We added additional intraday SMA filters.
9/13/12 Released version 3.2.43 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • You can now load setting from and save settings to the cloud.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • New Compare Count window added to the File menu.  VideoHelp Whats New VideoHelp Whats New
  • Options window now has an Update tab.  This makes it easier to switch between beta releases and production versions.
  • Added examples to the Show Me feature for the MinFCP Whats New, MinTime Whats New, MinEarningD Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinConDays Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinRCon Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinR5D Whats New, MinR10D Whats New, MinR20D Whats New, MinMA200P Whats New, MinMA50P Whats New, MinMA20P Whats New, and MinMA8P Whats New filters.
  • The Send Symbol To menu is now available in the Top List and Multi-Strategy windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • This was already available on the alert window.
    • This has a new option allowing you to send symbols to web pages.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Any of these actions can now be run when you double click on a symbol.  Select your favorite from the Options window.
  • Many improvements to the OddsMaker.
  • Improved external linking to Reuters.
  • Symbol Lists Tab now available to people logged in as DEMO.
  • Added date to top list windows, but only when needed.
  • Better logging and reporting of exceptions.  If the software crashes on your machine, this will help us find and fix the problem.
  • Bug fix in status bar.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Red means account problems.
    • Yellow means network problems.
    • Recent versions usually worked, but in a few cases displayed the wrong color.
8/10/12 We added filters counting the number of up (and down) candles for the 1 and 2 minute time periods.
6/29/12 Released version 3.2.27 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major changes
    • Added a lot of content to the Show Me window.  This includes histograms and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added a lot of new columns, including company name, sector, and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other changes
    • The “Don’t Repeat” feature in the alert window now includes “For a Day” and “Forever” options.
    • Improved the way we display symbol lists in the config window.  Like the filters and columns, we now separate the recently used items from the full list of items.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The config window now includes a binoculars icon to help you search for alerts and filters.
    • Improved the automatic formatting algorithms.  When you resize a column we try to keep everything legible.
    • Add more options to the sound config window, including text to speech.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • All columns are now accessed from the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The OddsMaker Results window can now use dollars or shares for position sizing.  And other minor changes to this window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now selected more or fewer records in your top list.  This is available from the config window.
    • Bug fixes and other small improvements.
5/1/12 Released version 3.2.10 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major overhaul of OddsMaker configuration and results windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Don’t repeat for” to the “View Mode” menu of the alert window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • History is now available in Multi-Strategy windows.
  • The Show Me feature is now integrated into the config window.  It can be found on the search tab.  VideoHelp Whats New  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Smart Number” feature for alerts and top lists.  (K for thousands, M for millions, B for billions.)
  • New default layout window.
    • New users will see this immediately.
    • Existing users can load this at any time.  After you select “Load Layout…” look for “Shortcut to Shared Default Files”.
  • Top List  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Symbol column is always visible, as long as it’s on the left.
    • When you right click on a filter icon, the menu has new items.
      • Jump directly to a filter to edit the min and max values.
      • Ask the server to sort by this column.
  • Small improvements to
    • Sound file format.  (The old sound files worked for most people but not everyone.)
    • Social networks.
      • Easier to send an alert to a social network.
      • Easier to log in.
    • The font settings in the options window.
    • Right-click menu items available in the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The appearance of the toolbar.
    • The colors in the Top List.  (They are now easier to read.)
    • Group & Sort feature in the Alert Window.  (New and updated data will be highlighted in special colors.)  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Splash screen.  (The software starts faster now.)
  • Add support for linking to NinjaTrader.
  • Several small bug fixes.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/23/12 We added alerts and filters based on social media.  View sample data.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/1/12 Our new TI Alerts app is now available in the App Store for your iOS device. Take your favorite strategies with you on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and get instant notifications in real-time.
2/23/12 We added up (and down) for the 2 minute period and size the 2 and 5 minute range filters.
2/15/12 Added new options filters which look at only the puts or only the calls.
2/13/12 We’ve added features to our browser-based scanning.  VideoHelp Whats New The changes to the Configure Alert Window page include:

2/7/12 Released version 3.1.57 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaborate window can now send strategies directly to social various networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added more options to the external linking window.
  • GUI cleanup for the configure and options windows.
  • A new “Send _____ To” menu allows you send alerts directly to various social networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Minimizing the toolbar window will minimize all open windows, like in TI Pro 2.x.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added sorting to the Alerts Window via the View Modes. This is available through the “Group and Sort By” menu option or by the double-clicking on the column header.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added support for linking to RealTick.
1/13/12 Added new versions of SMA filters based on the 8 day SMA.
12/21/11 We added four new filters for position in 5, 15, 30, and 60 minute ranges.
12/20/11 Released version 3.1.46 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaboration window is now resizable with a larger collaboration link area.
  • A Twitter button on the collaborate window allows for easy sharing of collaboration links over Twitter.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Several other small improvements spread over a number of different windows.
12/1/11 Released version 3.1.41 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • Changes to the external linking window.
    • You can now have multiple lists of linked windows.  Each TI window can now link to different external windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • We now have options for working with more external programs.
  • Major changes to the config window.
    • Search has moved to its own panel, and many options are hidden until you ask for them.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now enter numbers as 1.000.000,00 or 1,000,000.00 depending on your computer’s local settings.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a QR Generator to the collaborate window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • We now remember your choice of language when you restart.
  • Improvements to SOCKS and HTTP proxy support.
  • The multi-strategy window now allows you to quickly enable or disable individual strategies.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Russian translations.
11/20/11 Released version 2.3.16 of TI Pro.  This includes some minor improvements to the network test program.We recommend version 3.x for most TI Pro users.  Click here VideoHelp Whats New for information about upgrading from 2.x to 3.x.  You can keep 2.x on your computer, and you can switch between 2.x and 3.x any time you want.
11/2/11 We added up / down for the year filters.
11/1/11 Released version 3.1.29 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now request a detailed list of the trades used by the OddsMaker.  This replaces the “debug mode” which was available in older versions of TI Pro.   VideoHelp Whats New
  • There are now more connection options in the options window.
  • A new menu item in the alert window, top list window, and multi-strategy window allows you to quickly resize all of your columns.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Chinese translations.
  • Added a speed option to the multi-strategy window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added freeze option to the top list.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • In the multi-strategy window We now word wrap the strategy name column.
  • In the symbol list editor, you can now edit a symbol list by double clicking on it.
  • Bug fix:  Resorting in the top list window didn’t work for some people.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other small bug fixes.
11/1/11 We added 3 month average volume filters.
10/11/11 We added 1 and 5 minute versions of our RSI filters.
10/5/11 Released version 3.1.23 of TI Pro.  This version adds support for a SOCKS proxy.
10/4/11 Released version 3.1.22 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now copy the output of the OddsMaker and paste it into a file.
  • You can now sort the top list window based on other criteria.  Right click on a row header to see your options.
  • You can now change the font using the options window.
  • Bug fix:  The position in range was not always drawn properly.
  • You can now select whole rows, not just individual cells.  See the options window for more details.
  • We improved the way we display dialog boxes on multi-monitor systems.
  • Added Portuguese translations.
9/26/11 We now offer free realtime stock market summaries also known as Quantalytics Charts.
9/15/11 Added alerts and filters based on NASDAQ Velocity and Forces data.
8/24/11 Released version 3.1.13 of TI Pro.  This adds an options window, which includes several new features.  This adds an actions window to the alert and multi-strategy windows.  This includes updates to the translations.
8/1/11 You can now filter based on when earnings are reported.
7/16/11 Released version 3.1.1 of TI Pro.  This includes minor bug fixes related to the on-line help.  This version also saves your OddsMaker configuration settings, so you do not have to start from scratch each time.
7/15/11 Added new daily candlestick patterns accessible as symbol lists in the config window.
7/12/11 Released version 3.1.0 of TI Pro.  There are several improvements in this version, including the new multi-strategy window, and the ability to change the speed of the alerts.
6/19/11 The formula editor is now available to all users.  This is an advanced tool that was originally developed for our support staff.  Help
6/13/11 Released version 3.0.26 of TI Pro.  This is the first stable release of the 3.0 series.  This includes many changes and new features, most notably the top list.We’ve also reorganized the download page so it’s easier to find current beta releases.
5/11/11 Added the yearly standard deviation and wiggle filters.  These formulas have been visible in TI Pro for some time.  Now they can be used in other parts of our software.
4/26/11 Added days to cover filters.
3/24/11 Released version 2.3.15 of TI Pro.  This fixes some obscure bugs.  Most users won’t see any difference, but if you are having trouble please download the latest version.
3/23/11 We’ve added several improvements to our web based top list.

  • Realtime data is available for subscribers.  (Delayed data is still available for free.)
  • Subscribers can now request historical data.
  • Subscribers can now see pre and post market data.
  • The data refreshes more smoothly now.
3/15/11 The first release of TI Pro 3.0 is available in beta.  This is not a complete release, but it has some interesting features.  In particular, you can use the new top list.  Click here to download the beta version or the last stable version.
3/9/11 Added several new versions of the NR7 alerts.
11/18/10 Added filters for 1 minute price and volume, 5 minute RSI, and VWAP.
11/2/10 Added 30 minute NR7 alerts.
10/31/10 Added NYSE Arca to the list of exchanges in the config window.  This includes many of your favorite ETFs.
9/26/10 Released version 2.3.14 of TI Pro.  This fixes a bug.  Some people saw strange error messages from TI Pro.  Other people saw TI Pro shut down on its own.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
8/7/10 Add a splash of color to your blog with our new alert widget.
7/20/10 You can now filter stocks based on pivots.  That includes support and resistance lines.
7/12/10 It’s now easier than ever to access Trade-Ideas from your mobile phone.  Most of the time our web server will automatically detect your mobile device and give you the simpler version of the web page.  Click here to force the display into the mobile mode.  (You can switch back and forth any time you want.)Access both our products and our documentation from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, and any number of other devices.
6/3/10 You can now filter stocks based on their average number of prints per day.
5/24/10 Released version 2.3.13 of TI Pro.  This includes improvements to the config window.  You can easily select a category from the top of the search panel.  The filters panel was also reorganized.
5/18/10 You can now filter stocks based on how much they moved in the last hour or two.  As always, you can use negative numbers to see stocks which have moved down in the last hour or two hours.
5/7/10 Added alerts implementing the opening power bar strategy.
5/6/10 Added a new way to view a stock’s performance.  You can graphically see where a stock currently is, compared to its trading range for the day, week, month, and year.Note:  This data is also available for filtering stocks.  You can also click here to see this data and more as text.This graphical display is based on a similar indicator in Trade Ideas Pro.
5/4/10 Added additional alerts based on the 1-2-3 continuation pattern.
4/30/10 Added alerts based on stochastics.
4/19/10 You can now filter stocks based on how the entire market has moved today.  These new filters are especially useful in combination with the OddsMaker.
4/15/10 Added 2 minute opening range break alerts.
4/8/10 Added 1-2-3 continuation alerts.
4/7/10 Added MACD alerts.
4/6/10 Added new options related to the pullback from highs / lows alerts.  Now you can choose to start from the open or the previous close.
4/5/10 Added filters for daily ADX, +DI, and -DI indicators.
3/30/10 Added one week average daily volume filter.
1/27/10 Added new versions of several old filters including these and these.
1/26/10 Added intraday Bollinger Band filters.
1/21/10 More data is now available in our Sortable Dynamic Stock List.
1/15/10 Added several new versions of popular alerts.
1/4/10 See our new tool if you need help understanding our min and max filters.  This will help you translate between English and our notation.  This is especially helpful if you need to use negative numbers.
12/31/09 A new video describes how to get started with our free trial / demo mode.  We are constantly adding new videos.  Our support department says this is a very popular topic with new users.
12/30/09 See Stocks Like This to learn a lot more about the stocks and events that interest you.  Use that information with our other tools to find similar stocks and events.
12/18/09 Added the bid / ask size ratio filter.
9/24/09 Our stock screener is now available on your iPhone.
8/19/09 Added a new version of the up from the open filter aimed at finding wide range bars as they happen.
7/3/09 Added the one minute volume spike alert requested by some of our high end robot traders.
7/1/09 Released version 2.3.9 of TI Pro.  This provides better linking with the Lightspeed trading application.
6/20/09 Added several new filters aimed at longer term traders.  You can now filter stocks based on the size of a multi-day range, the stock’s position in that multi-day range, or the size of the stock’s multi-day move.
4/28/09 You can now filter stocks by how close they are to the day’s high or low.
4/22/09 The intraday day range filters are now available in both dollars and percent.
4/7/09 Added additional moving average cross alerts.
3/18/09 Released version 2.3.6 of TI Pro.

This is primarily a maintenance release.  There are several small but important improvements.  Changes include:
  • Improvements to the OddsMaker config window.
  • The external linking works better now on some newer computers.
  • The main menu now contains a list of all windows.  This is helpful if you have too many windows to show all at once.
  • Improved networking support.
  • Multiple changes to the robot, including improved graphics and more fault tolerance.
2/23/09 Added new filters based on the daily Relative Strength Index (RSI).
2/22/09 Added new filters based on yesterday’s volume.
2/3/09 Released version 2.3.4 of TI Pro.This is primarily a maintenance release.  This fixes several obscure problems.  For example, some users were having trouble connecting to our server.  This release contains improved networking code.This release contains a new version of the TDA robot.  You can now separate your longs and shorts into different windows.  And you can now see various graphical summaries of your P&L.
1/4/09 Several people have asked about the symbols that we use for preferred shares and special issues from the NYSE.  A list of these symbols is now available here.
12/31/08 Released version 2.3 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • The OddsMaker now contains more data and allows for longer hold times.
  • TDA Robot
    • The Robot is now embedded in TI Pro.
    • There were several improvements the Robot’s performance and stability.
12/10/08 We have a new version of our web based alerts.  This version includes new display features available on the config window.  And this version supports more browsers.
12/10/08 A new version of the TD Ameritrade robot is available.  This release includes important improvements to the GUI, better performance, and more stability.
11/8/08 By popular request you can now receive our stock alerts via email or SMS text message.  Click here to configure this feature for your account, or to learn more.
10/29/08 We have updated our web based software to work with Mozilla, Google Chrome, and other common web browsers.  In the past, if you did not use Microsoft Internet Explorer you would only get limited functionality and speed.  The new version of our web software works much better on these other browsers.The new web software is currently in beta.  It is available here After the beta period is over, it will replace the older web software, which is available here and other places.We have done a lot of testing with Google Chrome.  That product is also currently in beta, and is not 100% bug free, but it has worked very well for us.  If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, we suggest you upgrade to Chrome.  It is much faster.
10/20/08 Never be without your Trade-Ideas again!  http://mobile.trade-ideas.com is here.
9/27/08 The use of window specific filters use is now standardized.  All filters can be used in any the following ways.

  • Ignored – Allow symbols regardless of the value for this filter.  Leave both filters blank to see this.
  • Min – The value must be at least as high as specified.  Specify a min value and leave the max value blank to see this.
  • Max – The value cannot be any higher than specified.  Specify a max value and leave the min value blank to see this.
  • In Range – The value must be at least the minimum value and at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be greater than or equal to the min value to see this.
  • Out of Range – The value must be at least the minimum value or at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be less than the min value to see this.

Some of the filters in the config window have changed.  If you have saved settings which use these old filters, the software will automatically convert them to the new system.  For example, if you requested stocks with a min gap down of $1.00, the software will automatically switch that to request a max gap up of -$1.00.

9/21/08 Released version 2.2 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • Added additional status to the status window.  You can now see how much time it takes a message to get from our server to your screen.
  • Added a new view mode.  This highlights a stock the first time it appears in the window.
  • Added a search panel to the configuration window.  Now you can quickly find the alerts and filters you need.
  • Improved the integration with the Stocktickr and Assent robots.
  • And several small fixes.
9/5/08 Added new alerts.  These implement a new version of the running up and down patterns based on 1 minute candles.
9/3/08 The configuration page on our web site now has an index to help you find the alerts and filters you need.  The alerts and filters are organized by category.  Click on an icon to go to that section of the config page.  Note that some alerts and filters are in multiple categories, and some are not in any category.
8/27/08 Added new alerts for the green bar reversal (GBR) and red bar reversal (RBR) candlestick patterns.
8/18/08 Added several new filters based on fundamental data.
8/16/08 Added additional filters comparing today’s open to the previous day’s close.
8/13/08 Added new alerts based on the popular wide range bar (WRB) candlestick pattern.
8/12/08 Added new filters based on how each stock was trading yesterday.
7/25/08 Released version 2.1.5 of TI Pro.  This is a maintenance release containing numerous small fixes.
7/14/08 Added new alerts based on the NYSE market-on-close imbalances.
6/3/08 After some unfortunate neglect, our partners page has returned.  See what these companies can do for you!
5/3/08 Added several new alerts based on intra-day SMA crossings.
3/12/08 Added several market direction filters.  These are especially helpful in combination with the OddsMaker and the Robot.
3/11/08 Added Intra-day trading range filters.  This example shows stocks which were trading in a big range an hour ago, but have been calm in the last 30 minutes.
3/4/08 Added several new alerts based on 8 and 20 period SMAs.
2/12/08 Added several new filters based on intra-day moving averages and moving average crosses.
2/11/08 Added several new filters based on options volume.
10/10/07 Added minute narrow range buy bar and narrow range sell bar alerts.
10/5/07 Added bottoming tail and topping tail alerts.
10/3/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on how much the price has moved in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
10/2/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on the amount of volume they have traded in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
9/25/07 The new top list provides another way to find interesting stocks using Trade-Ideas.  This tool is completely free, and updates constantly throughout the day.  Here is a sample that finds stocks which are way up for the day.
9/5/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.4.  This includes improvements specifically aimed at automated trading.
5/28/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.

  • Minor improvements to the “Alert Window Actions” window.
  • Additional features in the OddsMaker.  Hit the “Start” button and you will see these on the “Configure OddsMaker” window.
  • You can now exclude specific symbols, or attach an alert window to a single symbol.  Select “Configure…” from the pop-up window, then the “Symbol Lists” tab to see this.
  • You can now access the “Flip” feature from the Trade-Ideas Pro “Configure Alerts” window.  The flip feature allows you to switch between a bullish strategy and a bearish strategy in one click.
  • New features on the “Options” window, available from the “Tools” menu.
    • Select your time zone.  By default we use the same settings as the rest of your computer, but you can change that.
    • Customize the way that we load and save your layout.
  • New view modes are available from the pop-up menu.

Check out the “Help” menu for more information about these and other features.

As always, there other minor improvements and bug fixes.  If you are ever experiencing problems with Trade-Ideas Pro, we suggest you start by upgrading to the latest version.

3/15/07 Added the ability to exclude symbol lists or to filter for a specific symbol in the web based productMore information.
2/24/07 Our customizable stock screener is now available as an RSS feed.
2/19/07 Added the flip feature to the web based product.
2/13/07 Added new exchanges:  OTC and Pink Sheets.
1/9/07 Added new filters based on Today’s Range.
1/7/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.8.  This fixes a number of small bugs.  If you have had any trouble with TI Pro, please make sure you are using the most recent version.
12/25/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Distance from Inside Market.
12/24/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Put/Call Ratio.
12/23/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Lifetime Range.
11/24/06 You can now embed our customizable stock screener into NetVibes or your own web page.
10/29/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.  Summary of changes:

  • This is the first release of the OddsMaker.  Try it now, while it is still free.
  • Save and load multiple layouts.  These are ordinary files that a user can copy from one computer to another.
  • TI Pro now automatically checks for upgrades.
  • A new “Options” window replaces the “Global Actions” window and the local.ini file.
  • A single alert window can now be attached to multiple actions.
  • The external linking window and the symbol list window are now easier to use.
  • The title bar now shows more information about an alert window.  This makes the history feature easier to use.
10/15/06 Added the ability to customize the scans in our stock screener.  Click here to start from scratch, or here to see what other people are doing.
10/8/06 Released a beta version of Trade-Ideas 2.0, including the Odds Maker.  Go to the Odds Maker overview page for more information.
9/20/06 Released version 1.0 of the additional sounds for Trade-Ideas Pro.  Download these from the main Trade-Ideas Pro web page.
6/26/06
Released version 1.9 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  Major improvements:
  • Each alert window can now be attached to a different sound.
  • Each alert window can now be linked to a different set of external windows.
  • TI Pro now detects and recovers from network problems more quickly.
  • This version fixes some obscure problems which caused TI Pro to lock up for a small number of users.
6/16/06 Our first annual Learning Curve Seminar was a huge success!  More information.
3/24/06 Added Canadian data.  See the TSX and TSX Venture options.
3/21/06 Added Average True Range (ATR) filters.
3/14/06 Added hammer, hanging man, bullish engulfing, bearish engulfing, piercing pattern, and dark cloud cover alerts.
3/9/06 Added intraday up candles filters.
3/2/06 Added Trading above / below specialist alerts.
3/1/06 Added several consolidation breakout and breakdown alerts.  These alerts compliment our existing channel breakout and breakdown alerts.  The older alerts are based on our proprietary tick based analytics.  The new alerts, as requested by many users, are based on traditional technical analysis techniques.Added Doji alerts.
2/23/06 Added the Large spread alert.Added an additional filter / quality field to the Trading above and Trading below alerts.
2/22/06 Added the Unusual number of prints alert.
2/17/06 Added a signup and information page for the 1st Trade-Ideas Learning Curve Seminar.  Reserve your place today.
1/23/06 Added NR7 alerts.
1/23/06 Added Min Spread filter.
1/21/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro version 1.8.
11/6/05 Updated the Market crossed alerts to show crossed up and crossed down conditions.
11/5/05 Added Trading above / below alerts.
11/3/05 Check out our new and easier to use free trial.  This replaces the older, email based free trial system.  You no longer need to give us your email address, and there is no longer a time limit for the free trial.
10/27/05 We now have a price list for 2006.  Sign up now to lock in the 2005 prices.
10/16/05 Added Daily Consolidation filters.
7/25/05 Released version 1.7 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This adds the history menu to Trade-Ideas Pro.  This also includes other improvements to the GUI.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
6/28/05 Added Offer stepping down (market short) alerts.
6/22/05 Added VWAP Divergence alerts.
5/16/05 Added default symbol lists, in addition to the ones you create yourself.  These are available in Trade-Ideas Pro and in the web based alerts.
5/2/05 Added Linear Regression Divergence filters to the main product and the stock screener.
4/10/05,4/3/05 Added new alerts inspired by Precision Trading System.
3/31/05 Added new filters:  Min / Max RSI.
3/4/05 Released version 1.6 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This makes Trade-Ideas Pro accessible to more people.  If you’ve had trouble in the past, please try again.If you could connect, but some or all of the alerts data was missing, just install the new version of the software.  This problem generally applies to people outside of the United States.If you could not connect, or if the software appeared to lock up, you now have more options.  See our firewall instructions for more details.  This version adds an HTTP tunneling mode for people with very limited network access.  If your computer can see the web, you can use Trade-Ideas Pro.We have added new options to our external linking window, to allow us to link with more applications.  If you had trouble using our external connector in the past, please upgrade and try again.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
2/9/05 Added Post-market high / low alerts, another request from former Nexttrend users.
2/3/05 Added Pre-market high / low alerts.  This was a request from former Nexttrend users.  Nexttrend is out of business now, but their former users don’t have to live without.
1/10/05 Released version 1.5 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  See the data stream faster and more reliably than ever before.Using Trade-Ideas embedded in QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another application?  Get the same improvements from our upgrade page.
12/15/04 Released Trade-Ideas Lite.  This is a simple front end for people who want to see daily highs and lows.  Source code is available for this product, in TCL or VB, so you can use this as a starting place for your own software.
11/25/04 Released version 1.4 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  In addition to numerous GUI improvements, this version will work with more types of network connections, firewalls, ISPs, etc.
10/21/04 Added information about ATL to our For Developers page.You don’t have to be a programmer to customize our software!  Many of our samples were created by independent contractors.  If you need something specific that we don’t offer, please contact one of these contractors for help.
10/9/04 Added information for C# programmers to our For Developers page.
10/6/04 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Year Range.
10/2/04
Released a new version of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This includes improvements to the description column.  If you use QuoteTracker, or another product with our software embedded into it, get the upgrade here. VideoHelp Whats New
10/1/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to recent historical prices:  Min / Max Position in Previous Day’s Range, and Min / Max Position in Bollinger Bands.
9/29/04 Updated the opening range alerts.  Added the one minute version of the alerts.  Altered the definition to filter out more noise.
9/22/04 Added information for Visual BASIC programmers to our For Developers page.
9/21/04 Added new filters based on Bright Bands / daily volatility.
8/23/04
Released version 2.8 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes new chart columns, and improvements to the quality column.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.  If you are a developer, please see our developers page. VideoHelp Whats New
8/6/04 Added Bright band breakout / breakdown alerts.  These are similar to the % up / down for the day alerts, but these use volatility, rather than %.
7/29/04 Released version 2.7 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes improvements to the GUI and the API, along with minor performance enhancements.  For detailed information about this upgrade, see our developers page.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.Version 2.7 is completely backward compatible.  If you have a program which uses an older version of this library, you can install the new version of this library.  You can access the improved user interface without making any changes to the main program.
7/28/04 Added opening range breakout / breakdown alerts.
7/9/04 Added four new alert types based on trailing stops.
7/8/04 Added Count (#) filters, and added the # column to the history window.  These have the same meaning as the count column which was already in the real-time product.
7/6/04 Added the heartbeat alert.  This alert allows you to use Trade-Ideas more like a traditional stock screener.
7/3/04 Added numerous new filters based on today’s volume, volatility, range contraction / explosion patterns, and moving averages.
6/23/04
We have added several new video help lessons.  We have organized these lessons on one page so they are easier to find. VideoHelp Whats New
6/20/04 Trade-Ideas Pro is now available to the general public.  Trade-Ideas Pro offers the power and flexibility of Trade-Ideas in a traditional application.  You can switch freely between the Trade-Ideas Pro and the web based version of the alerts.
6/9/04 We performed a major overhaul of our getting started page.  You can still customize the product any way you want, but we recommend that you start from one of these proven strategies.
4/14/04 The Trade-Ideas API is now available to all users.
4/13/04 Added the count column to the alert window.
4/6/04 Added new alerts:  Crossed daily highs resistance and Crossed daily lows support.  These are related to the daily high and lows alerts, but these are more specific.
3/10/04 Added several new alerts comparing stocks to various sectors, indexes, and futures.
2/23/04 Added new running up / down (intermediate) alerts.
2/22/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to the daily highs and lows.
1/21/04 Added new check mark alerts.
12/31/03 Added new filters to view only stocks up or down for the day.
12/19/03 Added new filters requested by many swing traders.  These filter the stocks based on the number of consecutive days that a stock closed up or down for the day.
12/9/03 Added new alerts based on Fibonacci retracements.
11/14/03 Added decimal filters.
11/12/03 Added the recent alert window settings page.  This stores your recent settings from the configuration window.  This is automatic; you don’t have to remember to save.
11/1/03 Added more stock symbols.Originally our focus was on the higher dollar-volume stocks.  Due to popular request, we now cover most of the US equities markets.  Some of our volume based alerts now have higher standards, and only report on higher volume stocks.
10/31/03 Added new alerts:  Percent Up / Down for the Day.
10/19/03 Check out the numerous additions to our link destination page.  “Generic Option #2″ is a universal connector, linking Trade-Ideas to a large number of different trading platforms.
10/12/03
We have started to release our video help.  When you see the video help icon, click on it to see and hear more instructions on a particular topic. VideoHelp Whats New

We have started with help for our linking feature and an overview of our website.  More help is in the works.

 

Normal help is still available.  Just click on an alert icon, word “help”, or a ? for context sensitive help.

 

8/20/03 Added new alerts:  Pullback from Highs and Pullback from Lows.Added new link destinations for AB Watley, Tradestream Global, and others.
8/15/03 Added faster, more sensitive versions of the Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added Large Ask / Bid Size alerts.
8/4/03 Added a way to look up volume, volatility, and some of the other numbers that we use in our alerts.  Click here.
7/17/03 Added several gap related filters.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added options to request older alerts.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added the “Show more alerts in the alert window” setting in the Viewing Options section of the configuration window.
5/27/03 Added Rectangle Bottom, Rectangle Top, Double Top and Double Bottom alerts.
5/25/03 Added Triangle Bottom, Triangle Top, Broadening Bottom, Broadening Top, Head and Shoulders and Inverted Head and Shoulders alerts.
5/21/03 Added alerts for intraday highs and lows.  Click here for more details.
5/12/03 Trade-Ideas is now integrated with direct access software from InstaQuote, DirectTrading, and Millennium Brokerage.The integration between Trade-Ideas and Redi Plus and RealTick are now easier to use.  The one-time setup for this feature is now much simpler.Click here to review these and other integration options.
5/4/03 Added RealTick as a link destination.  If you use RealTick, click here to link it with Trade-Ideas.  You can click on a Trade-Ideas alert, and RealTick will display more information about the stock.
5/3/03 Added dollar volume filters to the configuration page.  Click here for more details.
4/30/03 Added Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added additional time frames to several alerts.  This includes the channel breaks, consolidations, and volume confirmed running alerts.  These still present the old alerts, but will also look for patterns in the one day to one week time frame.
4/11/03 Updated the code for making sounds with each alert.  This code now uses the latest version of the Microsoft media player.  Sound should now work on all computers.  Pages with sound will now load faster, too.If you had trouble with sound before, please try again.  If you still have trouble, please let us know.If you do not already have the most recent version of the Microsoft media player, your computer will automatically ask you if you want to upgrade.  Hit the OK button and your computer will take care of the rest for you.
4/05/03 Added Market Crossed and Market Locked alerts.
3/30/03 If you use eSignal or REDI Plus, click here to link Trade-Ideas to those applications.  Just click to send a symbol from Trade-Ideas to eSignal or REDI Plus.
3/13/03 Click here to select a link destination.  By default when you click on a stock symbol, you will see a Yahoo! chart for that symbol.  Now you can see anything you want.
3/6/03 Added False Gap Up / Down Retracement alerts.
3/2/03 Symbol lists are now more flexible.  Attach one window to your long positions, one to your short positions, and one to both lists.  Click here for more details.
2/17/03 Added Block Trade alerts.Continuous additions to the filters available on the Config page.  Go to any alerts window and click “Config” at the top of the screen to see all options available.
1/22/03 Added new filters, including 52-week highs.  Click here to see all the new options.
1/20/03 The short term Running Up / Down alerts have changed.  The minimum criteria for reporting these are now slightly higher.  Also, the alerts now report the entire size of the move.  Previously, these alerts reported the size of the move, less the size of the spread, but many people found this confusing.  The spread is still part of the analysis behind these alerts, but the user does not have to deal with that.
1/15/03 New alerts are available.  New types of Channel Breakout / Breakdown alerts allow the user to see these events more quickly.
1/12/03 You can now add audio signals to major alerts.  Click on the Configure link in an alert window to add sounds.  Click here for more information.
1/7/03 New alerts are available.  New high bid, new low ask, gap up reversal, and gap down reversal are all completely new.  Consolidation breakdown and consolidation breakout now have more information, and can be requested independently.  Click here for more details.
1/2/03 Have questions?  Check out our new FAQ.
1/1/03 Added new filters.  Use the bid and ask size to find buying pressure and selling pressure.  Use current volume filters to find stocks trading on high volume or low volume.  The min/max volume filters were renamed to “Min Daily Volume” and “Max Daily Volume” to avoid confusion.  Click here for more details.
12/09/02 Check out the January issue of Active Trader Magazine, on newsstands now.  See their review of Trade-Ideas.
12/01/02 New options are available under Advanced Features.  Users may change their passwords or other personal information.  Users may request their passwords by email, in case they forget.Please click here to tell us more about yourself.  This will help us serve you better.
11/22/02 Trade-Ideas is in the news.  See the article about us at HedgeWorld.com.
11/12/02 Each user account may only receive data on one computer at a time.  This change will be transparent to most users.  If you need to run the software on multiple computers, create additional accounts.  If you move back and forth between computers during the day, just hit the refresh button in the browser to restart the data.This change is required to support the upcoming release.
11/11/02 Help is updated.  More details are available on configuring the software.
10/20/02 You can now list recent alerts by alert type.  Click here for more details.
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12/22/13 Released version 3.2.110 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • DEMO users can now load a link using the Load From Cloud feature VideoHelp Whats New.
  • “Configure All…” VideoHelp Whats Newin the Multi-Strategy window is now faster.
  • We now link with Iress.
  • Better linking for StockCharts.com.
  • TI Pro now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.  Our install program will help you download these files.  Let us know if you need further assistance.
  • You will lose some of your settings.
    • You will have to reenter your password.
    • You will have to reenter any changes you made in the options window.
    • That includes saying that you want to be notified of new beta software!
    • Sorry, we try to keep this to a minimum, but sometimes it is unavoidable.
  • Added Text Headers option to the Alert, Top List, and Multi-Strategy windows context menu.  When selected this will replace the header icons of the columns with text.
  • Added the following features to the OddsMaker Results window:
    • % of Total column for reports.
    • “(blanks)” row for reports.
    • Double clicking on the “(blanks)” row opens “View Trades” window with the blank values for filters.
  • Added a “Keep All” option in the “Group by” section of the Alert window.
  • Added new content to the “show me” window.  Look for the “Up vs. Down” tab for several filters.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
10/3/13 Check out an early beta release of our Computer Based Training.  Click here.
8/23/13 Check out an early beta release of our new web based client software.  Run itHelp.VideoHelp Whats New
8/2/13 Released version 3.2.89 of TI Pro.  This includes several small bug fixes and other improvements.
7/19/13 Added new filters:

5/9/13 Released version 3.2.85 of TI Pro.  There was a bug in version 3.2.84.  It could crash under very specific circumstances.
4/21/13 Released version 3.2.84 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Improvements to the OddsMaker. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added daily charts to OddsMaker Results window.
    • Added background coloring for the OddsMaker performance metrics.
  • Updates to the Load from Cloud window. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added searching and sorting.
    • Added a date column.
  • Added “Open Alert Window” and “Run OddsMaker” to the context menu for each strategy in a Multi-Strategy window. VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added content to the Show Me window VideoHelp Whats New for the following filters: MinQEarnG Whats New, MinQRevG Whats New, MinUpJan1P Whats New, MinU5DP Whats New, MinU10DP Whats New, MinU20DP Whats New, and MinUYP Whats New.
  • New icons for several windows.
  • Improved the description field for some alerts.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
4/16/13 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

2/5/13 Released version 3.2.70 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Added “1 minute” to the “Don’t Repeat” list.  Talk with Trade-Ideas support if you need additional options.
  • Improved ScottradeELITE symbol linking.
  • Upon opening a new Alert and new Top List window the clipboard is checked for a collaborate link and if one is present the Config window is skipped and it goes directly to the window with the clipboard config applied.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Numerous improvements to the Config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a new feature to the TopList, Alert, Multi-Strategy, and Compare Count windows which allows the window to have small borders.  Feature is accessed via the context menu for each window.  This window state is saved in the layout file.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Multi-Strategy windows adds a new context menu item called: “Don’t Repeat For…”.  This feature limits how often a symbol for a particular strategy is repeated in the window.  This feature applies to all strategies in the window.
  • Added calendar stats table to the summary tab of the OddsMaker results window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance enhancements, and other small improvements.
11/9/12 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

10/9/12 We added additional intraday SMA filters.
9/13/12 Released version 3.2.43 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • You can now load setting from and save settings to the cloud.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • New Compare Count window added to the File menu.  VideoHelp Whats New VideoHelp Whats New
  • Options window now has an Update tab.  This makes it easier to switch between beta releases and production versions.
  • Added examples to the Show Me feature for the MinFCP Whats New, MinTime Whats New, MinEarningD Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinConDays Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinRCon Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinR5D Whats New, MinR10D Whats New, MinR20D Whats New, MinMA200P Whats New, MinMA50P Whats New, MinMA20P Whats New, and MinMA8P Whats New filters.
  • The Send Symbol To menu is now available in the Top List and Multi-Strategy windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • This was already available on the alert window.
    • This has a new option allowing you to send symbols to web pages.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Any of these actions can now be run when you double click on a symbol.  Select your favorite from the Options window.
  • Many improvements to the OddsMaker.
  • Improved external linking to Reuters.
  • Symbol Lists Tab now available to people logged in as DEMO.
  • Added date to top list windows, but only when needed.
  • Better logging and reporting of exceptions.  If the software crashes on your machine, this will help us find and fix the problem.
  • Bug fix in status bar.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Red means account problems.
    • Yellow means network problems.
    • Recent versions usually worked, but in a few cases displayed the wrong color.
8/10/12 We added filters counting the number of up (and down) candles for the 1 and 2 minute time periods.
6/29/12 Released version 3.2.27 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major changes
    • Added a lot of content to the Show Me window.  This includes histograms and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added a lot of new columns, including company name, sector, and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other changes
    • The “Don’t Repeat” feature in the alert window now includes “For a Day” and “Forever” options.
    • Improved the way we display symbol lists in the config window.  Like the filters and columns, we now separate the recently used items from the full list of items.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The config window now includes a binoculars icon to help you search for alerts and filters.
    • Improved the automatic formatting algorithms.  When you resize a column we try to keep everything legible.
    • Add more options to the sound config window, including text to speech.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • All columns are now accessed from the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The OddsMaker Results window can now use dollars or shares for position sizing.  And other minor changes to this window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now selected more or fewer records in your top list.  This is available from the config window.
    • Bug fixes and other small improvements.
5/1/12 Released version 3.2.10 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major overhaul of OddsMaker configuration and results windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Don’t repeat for” to the “View Mode” menu of the alert window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • History is now available in Multi-Strategy windows.
  • The Show Me feature is now integrated into the config window.  It can be found on the search tab.  VideoHelp Whats New  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Smart Number” feature for alerts and top lists.  (K for thousands, M for millions, B for billions.)
  • New default layout window.
    • New users will see this immediately.
    • Existing users can load this at any time.  After you select “Load Layout…” look for “Shortcut to Shared Default Files”.
  • Top List  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Symbol column is always visible, as long as it’s on the left.
    • When you right click on a filter icon, the menu has new items.
      • Jump directly to a filter to edit the min and max values.
      • Ask the server to sort by this column.
  • Small improvements to
    • Sound file format.  (The old sound files worked for most people but not everyone.)
    • Social networks.
      • Easier to send an alert to a social network.
      • Easier to log in.
    • The font settings in the options window.
    • Right-click menu items available in the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The appearance of the toolbar.
    • The colors in the Top List.  (They are now easier to read.)
    • Group & Sort feature in the Alert Window.  (New and updated data will be highlighted in special colors.)  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Splash screen.  (The software starts faster now.)
  • Add support for linking to NinjaTrader.
  • Several small bug fixes.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/23/12 We added alerts and filters based on social media.  View sample data.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/1/12 Our new TI Alerts app is now available in the App Store for your iOS device. Take your favorite strategies with you on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and get instant notifications in real-time.
2/23/12 We added up (and down) for the 2 minute period and size the 2 and 5 minute range filters.
2/15/12 Added new options filters which look at only the puts or only the calls.
2/13/12 We’ve added features to our browser-based scanning.  VideoHelp Whats New The changes to the Configure Alert Window page include:

2/7/12 Released version 3.1.57 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaborate window can now send strategies directly to social various networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added more options to the external linking window.
  • GUI cleanup for the configure and options windows.
  • A new “Send _____ To” menu allows you send alerts directly to various social networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Minimizing the toolbar window will minimize all open windows, like in TI Pro 2.x.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added sorting to the Alerts Window via the View Modes. This is available through the “Group and Sort By” menu option or by the double-clicking on the column header.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added support for linking to RealTick.
1/13/12 Added new versions of SMA filters based on the 8 day SMA.
12/21/11 We added four new filters for position in 5, 15, 30, and 60 minute ranges.
12/20/11 Released version 3.1.46 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaboration window is now resizable with a larger collaboration link area.
  • A Twitter button on the collaborate window allows for easy sharing of collaboration links over Twitter.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Several other small improvements spread over a number of different windows.
12/1/11 Released version 3.1.41 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • Changes to the external linking window.
    • You can now have multiple lists of linked windows.  Each TI window can now link to different external windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • We now have options for working with more external programs.
  • Major changes to the config window.
    • Search has moved to its own panel, and many options are hidden until you ask for them.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now enter numbers as 1.000.000,00 or 1,000,000.00 depending on your computer’s local settings.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a QR Generator to the collaborate window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • We now remember your choice of language when you restart.
  • Improvements to SOCKS and HTTP proxy support.
  • The multi-strategy window now allows you to quickly enable or disable individual strategies.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Russian translations.
11/20/11 Released version 2.3.16 of TI Pro.  This includes some minor improvements to the network test program.We recommend version 3.x for most TI Pro users.  Click here VideoHelp Whats New for information about upgrading from 2.x to 3.x.  You can keep 2.x on your computer, and you can switch between 2.x and 3.x any time you want.
11/2/11 We added up / down for the year filters.
11/1/11 Released version 3.1.29 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now request a detailed list of the trades used by the OddsMaker.  This replaces the “debug mode” which was available in older versions of TI Pro.   VideoHelp Whats New
  • There are now more connection options in the options window.
  • A new menu item in the alert window, top list window, and multi-strategy window allows you to quickly resize all of your columns.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Chinese translations.
  • Added a speed option to the multi-strategy window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added freeze option to the top list.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • In the multi-strategy window We now word wrap the strategy name column.
  • In the symbol list editor, you can now edit a symbol list by double clicking on it.
  • Bug fix:  Resorting in the top list window didn’t work for some people.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other small bug fixes.
11/1/11 We added 3 month average volume filters.
10/11/11 We added 1 and 5 minute versions of our RSI filters.
10/5/11 Released version 3.1.23 of TI Pro.  This version adds support for a SOCKS proxy.
10/4/11 Released version 3.1.22 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now copy the output of the OddsMaker and paste it into a file.
  • You can now sort the top list window based on other criteria.  Right click on a row header to see your options.
  • You can now change the font using the options window.
  • Bug fix:  The position in range was not always drawn properly.
  • You can now select whole rows, not just individual cells.  See the options window for more details.
  • We improved the way we display dialog boxes on multi-monitor systems.
  • Added Portuguese translations.
9/26/11 We now offer free realtime stock market summaries also known as Quantalytics Charts.
9/15/11 Added alerts and filters based on NASDAQ Velocity and Forces data.
8/24/11 Released version 3.1.13 of TI Pro.  This adds an options window, which includes several new features.  This adds an actions window to the alert and multi-strategy windows.  This includes updates to the translations.
8/1/11 You can now filter based on when earnings are reported.
7/16/11 Released version 3.1.1 of TI Pro.  This includes minor bug fixes related to the on-line help.  This version also saves your OddsMaker configuration settings, so you do not have to start from scratch each time.
7/15/11 Added new daily candlestick patterns accessible as symbol lists in the config window.
7/12/11 Released version 3.1.0 of TI Pro.  There are several improvements in this version, including the new multi-strategy window, and the ability to change the speed of the alerts.
6/19/11 The formula editor is now available to all users.  This is an advanced tool that was originally developed for our support staff.  Help
6/13/11 Released version 3.0.26 of TI Pro.  This is the first stable release of the 3.0 series.  This includes many changes and new features, most notably the top list.We’ve also reorganized the download page so it’s easier to find current beta releases.
5/11/11 Added the yearly standard deviation and wiggle filters.  These formulas have been visible in TI Pro for some time.  Now they can be used in other parts of our software.
4/26/11 Added days to cover filters.
3/24/11 Released version 2.3.15 of TI Pro.  This fixes some obscure bugs.  Most users won’t see any difference, but if you are having trouble please download the latest version.
3/23/11 We’ve added several improvements to our web based top list.

  • Realtime data is available for subscribers.  (Delayed data is still available for free.)
  • Subscribers can now request historical data.
  • Subscribers can now see pre and post market data.
  • The data refreshes more smoothly now.
3/15/11 The first release of TI Pro 3.0 is available in beta.  This is not a complete release, but it has some interesting features.  In particular, you can use the new top list.  Click here to download the beta version or the last stable version.
3/9/11 Added several new versions of the NR7 alerts.
11/18/10 Added filters for 1 minute price and volume, 5 minute RSI, and VWAP.
11/2/10 Added 30 minute NR7 alerts.
10/31/10 Added NYSE Arca to the list of exchanges in the config window.  This includes many of your favorite ETFs.
9/26/10 Released version 2.3.14 of TI Pro.  This fixes a bug.  Some people saw strange error messages from TI Pro.  Other people saw TI Pro shut down on its own.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
8/7/10 Add a splash of color to your blog with our new alert widget.
7/20/10 You can now filter stocks based on pivots.  That includes support and resistance lines.
7/12/10 It’s now easier than ever to access Trade-Ideas from your mobile phone.  Most of the time our web server will automatically detect your mobile device and give you the simpler version of the web page.  Click here to force the display into the mobile mode.  (You can switch back and forth any time you want.)Access both our products and our documentation from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, and any number of other devices.
6/3/10 You can now filter stocks based on their average number of prints per day.
5/24/10 Released version 2.3.13 of TI Pro.  This includes improvements to the config window.  You can easily select a category from the top of the search panel.  The filters panel was also reorganized.
5/18/10 You can now filter stocks based on how much they moved in the last hour or two.  As always, you can use negative numbers to see stocks which have moved down in the last hour or two hours.
5/7/10 Added alerts implementing the opening power bar strategy.
5/6/10 Added a new way to view a stock’s performance.  You can graphically see where a stock currently is, compared to its trading range for the day, week, month, and year.Note:  This data is also available for filtering stocks.  You can also click here to see this data and more as text.This graphical display is based on a similar indicator in Trade Ideas Pro.
5/4/10 Added additional alerts based on the 1-2-3 continuation pattern.
4/30/10 Added alerts based on stochastics.
4/19/10 You can now filter stocks based on how the entire market has moved today.  These new filters are especially useful in combination with the OddsMaker.
4/15/10 Added 2 minute opening range break alerts.
4/8/10 Added 1-2-3 continuation alerts.
4/7/10 Added MACD alerts.
4/6/10 Added new options related to the pullback from highs / lows alerts.  Now you can choose to start from the open or the previous close.
4/5/10 Added filters for daily ADX, +DI, and -DI indicators.
3/30/10 Added one week average daily volume filter.
1/27/10 Added new versions of several old filters including these and these.
1/26/10 Added intraday Bollinger Band filters.
1/21/10 More data is now available in our Sortable Dynamic Stock List.
1/15/10 Added several new versions of popular alerts.
1/4/10 See our new tool if you need help understanding our min and max filters.  This will help you translate between English and our notation.  This is especially helpful if you need to use negative numbers.
12/31/09 A new video describes how to get started with our free trial / demo mode.  We are constantly adding new videos.  Our support department says this is a very popular topic with new users.
12/30/09 See Stocks Like This to learn a lot more about the stocks and events that interest you.  Use that information with our other tools to find similar stocks and events.
12/18/09 Added the bid / ask size ratio filter.
9/24/09 Our stock screener is now available on your iPhone.
8/19/09 Added a new version of the up from the open filter aimed at finding wide range bars as they happen.
7/3/09 Added the one minute volume spike alert requested by some of our high end robot traders.
7/1/09 Released version 2.3.9 of TI Pro.  This provides better linking with the Lightspeed trading application.
6/20/09 Added several new filters aimed at longer term traders.  You can now filter stocks based on the size of a multi-day range, the stock’s position in that multi-day range, or the size of the stock’s multi-day move.
4/28/09 You can now filter stocks by how close they are to the day’s high or low.
4/22/09 The intraday day range filters are now available in both dollars and percent.
4/7/09 Added additional moving average cross alerts.
3/18/09 Released version 2.3.6 of TI Pro.

This is primarily a maintenance release.  There are several small but important improvements.  Changes include:
  • Improvements to the OddsMaker config window.
  • The external linking works better now on some newer computers.
  • The main menu now contains a list of all windows.  This is helpful if you have too many windows to show all at once.
  • Improved networking support.
  • Multiple changes to the robot, including improved graphics and more fault tolerance.
2/23/09 Added new filters based on the daily Relative Strength Index (RSI).
2/22/09 Added new filters based on yesterday’s volume.
2/3/09 Released version 2.3.4 of TI Pro.This is primarily a maintenance release.  This fixes several obscure problems.  For example, some users were having trouble connecting to our server.  This release contains improved networking code.This release contains a new version of the TDA robot.  You can now separate your longs and shorts into different windows.  And you can now see various graphical summaries of your P&L.
1/4/09 Several people have asked about the symbols that we use for preferred shares and special issues from the NYSE.  A list of these symbols is now available here.
12/31/08 Released version 2.3 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • The OddsMaker now contains more data and allows for longer hold times.
  • TDA Robot
    • The Robot is now embedded in TI Pro.
    • There were several improvements the Robot’s performance and stability.
12/10/08 We have a new version of our web based alerts.  This version includes new display features available on the config window.  And this version supports more browsers.
12/10/08 A new version of the TD Ameritrade robot is available.  This release includes important improvements to the GUI, better performance, and more stability.
11/8/08 By popular request you can now receive our stock alerts via email or SMS text message.  Click here to configure this feature for your account, or to learn more.
10/29/08 We have updated our web based software to work with Mozilla, Google Chrome, and other common web browsers.  In the past, if you did not use Microsoft Internet Explorer you would only get limited functionality and speed.  The new version of our web software works much better on these other browsers.The new web software is currently in beta.  It is available here After the beta period is over, it will replace the older web software, which is available here and other places.We have done a lot of testing with Google Chrome.  That product is also currently in beta, and is not 100% bug free, but it has worked very well for us.  If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, we suggest you upgrade to Chrome.  It is much faster.
10/20/08 Never be without your Trade-Ideas again!  http://mobile.trade-ideas.com is here.
9/27/08 The use of window specific filters use is now standardized.  All filters can be used in any the following ways.

  • Ignored – Allow symbols regardless of the value for this filter.  Leave both filters blank to see this.
  • Min – The value must be at least as high as specified.  Specify a min value and leave the max value blank to see this.
  • Max – The value cannot be any higher than specified.  Specify a max value and leave the min value blank to see this.
  • In Range – The value must be at least the minimum value and at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be greater than or equal to the min value to see this.
  • Out of Range – The value must be at least the minimum value or at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be less than the min value to see this.

Some of the filters in the config window have changed.  If you have saved settings which use these old filters, the software will automatically convert them to the new system.  For example, if you requested stocks with a min gap down of $1.00, the software will automatically switch that to request a max gap up of -$1.00.

9/21/08 Released version 2.2 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • Added additional status to the status window.  You can now see how much time it takes a message to get from our server to your screen.
  • Added a new view mode.  This highlights a stock the first time it appears in the window.
  • Added a search panel to the configuration window.  Now you can quickly find the alerts and filters you need.
  • Improved the integration with the Stocktickr and Assent robots.
  • And several small fixes.
9/5/08 Added new alerts.  These implement a new version of the running up and down patterns based on 1 minute candles.
9/3/08 The configuration page on our web site now has an index to help you find the alerts and filters you need.  The alerts and filters are organized by category.  Click on an icon to go to that section of the config page.  Note that some alerts and filters are in multiple categories, and some are not in any category.
8/27/08 Added new alerts for the green bar reversal (GBR) and red bar reversal (RBR) candlestick patterns.
8/18/08 Added several new filters based on fundamental data.
8/16/08 Added additional filters comparing today’s open to the previous day’s close.
8/13/08 Added new alerts based on the popular wide range bar (WRB) candlestick pattern.
8/12/08 Added new filters based on how each stock was trading yesterday.
7/25/08 Released version 2.1.5 of TI Pro.  This is a maintenance release containing numerous small fixes.
7/14/08 Added new alerts based on the NYSE market-on-close imbalances.
6/3/08 After some unfortunate neglect, our partners page has returned.  See what these companies can do for you!
5/3/08 Added several new alerts based on intra-day SMA crossings.
3/12/08 Added several market direction filters.  These are especially helpful in combination with the OddsMaker and the Robot.
3/11/08 Added Intra-day trading range filters.  This example shows stocks which were trading in a big range an hour ago, but have been calm in the last 30 minutes.
3/4/08 Added several new alerts based on 8 and 20 period SMAs.
2/12/08 Added several new filters based on intra-day moving averages and moving average crosses.
2/11/08 Added several new filters based on options volume.
10/10/07 Added minute narrow range buy bar and narrow range sell bar alerts.
10/5/07 Added bottoming tail and topping tail alerts.
10/3/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on how much the price has moved in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
10/2/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on the amount of volume they have traded in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
9/25/07 The new top list provides another way to find interesting stocks using Trade-Ideas.  This tool is completely free, and updates constantly throughout the day.  Here is a sample that finds stocks which are way up for the day.
9/5/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.4.  This includes improvements specifically aimed at automated trading.
5/28/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.

  • Minor improvements to the “Alert Window Actions” window.
  • Additional features in the OddsMaker.  Hit the “Start” button and you will see these on the “Configure OddsMaker” window.
  • You can now exclude specific symbols, or attach an alert window to a single symbol.  Select “Configure…” from the pop-up window, then the “Symbol Lists” tab to see this.
  • You can now access the “Flip” feature from the Trade-Ideas Pro “Configure Alerts” window.  The flip feature allows you to switch between a bullish strategy and a bearish strategy in one click.
  • New features on the “Options” window, available from the “Tools” menu.
    • Select your time zone.  By default we use the same settings as the rest of your computer, but you can change that.
    • Customize the way that we load and save your layout.
  • New view modes are available from the pop-up menu.

Check out the “Help” menu for more information about these and other features.

As always, there other minor improvements and bug fixes.  If you are ever experiencing problems with Trade-Ideas Pro, we suggest you start by upgrading to the latest version.

3/15/07 Added the ability to exclude symbol lists or to filter for a specific symbol in the web based productMore information.
2/24/07 Our customizable stock screener is now available as an RSS feed.
2/19/07 Added the flip feature to the web based product.
2/13/07 Added new exchanges:  OTC and Pink Sheets.
1/9/07 Added new filters based on Today’s Range.
1/7/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.8.  This fixes a number of small bugs.  If you have had any trouble with TI Pro, please make sure you are using the most recent version.
12/25/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Distance from Inside Market.
12/24/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Put/Call Ratio.
12/23/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Lifetime Range.
11/24/06 You can now embed our customizable stock screener into NetVibes or your own web page.
10/29/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.  Summary of changes:

  • This is the first release of the OddsMaker.  Try it now, while it is still free.
  • Save and load multiple layouts.  These are ordinary files that a user can copy from one computer to another.
  • TI Pro now automatically checks for upgrades.
  • A new “Options” window replaces the “Global Actions” window and the local.ini file.
  • A single alert window can now be attached to multiple actions.
  • The external linking window and the symbol list window are now easier to use.
  • The title bar now shows more information about an alert window.  This makes the history feature easier to use.
10/15/06 Added the ability to customize the scans in our stock screener.  Click here to start from scratch, or here to see what other people are doing.
10/8/06 Released a beta version of Trade-Ideas 2.0, including the Odds Maker.  Go to the Odds Maker overview page for more information.
9/20/06 Released version 1.0 of the additional sounds for Trade-Ideas Pro.  Download these from the main Trade-Ideas Pro web page.
6/26/06
Released version 1.9 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  Major improvements:
  • Each alert window can now be attached to a different sound.
  • Each alert window can now be linked to a different set of external windows.
  • TI Pro now detects and recovers from network problems more quickly.
  • This version fixes some obscure problems which caused TI Pro to lock up for a small number of users.
6/16/06 Our first annual Learning Curve Seminar was a huge success!  More information.
3/24/06 Added Canadian data.  See the TSX and TSX Venture options.
3/21/06 Added Average True Range (ATR) filters.
3/14/06 Added hammer, hanging man, bullish engulfing, bearish engulfing, piercing pattern, and dark cloud cover alerts.
3/9/06 Added intraday up candles filters.
3/2/06 Added Trading above / below specialist alerts.
3/1/06 Added several consolidation breakout and breakdown alerts.  These alerts compliment our existing channel breakout and breakdown alerts.  The older alerts are based on our proprietary tick based analytics.  The new alerts, as requested by many users, are based on traditional technical analysis techniques.Added Doji alerts.
2/23/06 Added the Large spread alert.Added an additional filter / quality field to the Trading above and Trading below alerts.
2/22/06 Added the Unusual number of prints alert.
2/17/06 Added a signup and information page for the 1st Trade-Ideas Learning Curve Seminar.  Reserve your place today.
1/23/06 Added NR7 alerts.
1/23/06 Added Min Spread filter.
1/21/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro version 1.8.
11/6/05 Updated the Market crossed alerts to show crossed up and crossed down conditions.
11/5/05 Added Trading above / below alerts.
11/3/05 Check out our new and easier to use free trial.  This replaces the older, email based free trial system.  You no longer need to give us your email address, and there is no longer a time limit for the free trial.
10/27/05 We now have a price list for 2006.  Sign up now to lock in the 2005 prices.
10/16/05 Added Daily Consolidation filters.
7/25/05 Released version 1.7 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This adds the history menu to Trade-Ideas Pro.  This also includes other improvements to the GUI.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
6/28/05 Added Offer stepping down (market short) alerts.
6/22/05 Added VWAP Divergence alerts.
5/16/05 Added default symbol lists, in addition to the ones you create yourself.  These are available in Trade-Ideas Pro and in the web based alerts.
5/2/05 Added Linear Regression Divergence filters to the main product and the stock screener.
4/10/05,
4/3/05
Added new alerts inspired by Precision Trading System.
3/31/05 Added new filters:  Min / Max RSI.
3/4/05 Released version 1.6 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This makes Trade-Ideas Pro accessible to more people.  If you’ve had trouble in the past, please try again.If you could connect, but some or all of the alerts data was missing, just install the new version of the software.  This problem generally applies to people outside of the United States.If you could not connect, or if the software appeared to lock up, you now have more options.  See our firewall instructions for more details.  This version adds an HTTP tunneling mode for people with very limited network access.  If your computer can see the web, you can use Trade-Ideas Pro.We have added new options to our external linking window, to allow us to link with more applications.  If you had trouble using our external connector in the past, please upgrade and try again.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
2/9/05 Added Post-market high / low alerts, another request from former Nexttrend users.
2/3/05 Added Pre-market high / low alerts.  This was a request from former Nexttrend users.  Nexttrend is out of business now, but their former users don’t have to live without.
1/10/05 Released version 1.5 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  See the data stream faster and more reliably than ever before.Using Trade-Ideas embedded in QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another application?  Get the same improvements from our upgrade page.
12/15/04 Released Trade-Ideas Lite.  This is a simple front end for people who want to see daily highs and lows.  Source code is available for this product, in TCL or VB, so you can use this as a starting place for your own software.
11/25/04 Released version 1.4 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  In addition to numerous GUI improvements, this version will work with more types of network connections, firewalls, ISPs, etc.
10/21/04 Added information about ATL to our For Developers page.You don’t have to be a programmer to customize our software!  Many of our samples were created by independent contractors.  If you need something specific that we don’t offer, please contact one of these contractors for help.
10/9/04 Added information for C# programmers to our For Developers page.
10/6/04 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Year Range.
10/2/04
Released a new version of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This includes improvements to the description column.  If you use QuoteTracker, or another product with our software embedded into it, get the upgrade here. VideoHelp Whats New
10/1/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to recent historical prices:  Min / Max Position in Previous Day’s Range, and Min / Max Position in Bollinger Bands.
9/29/04 Updated the opening range alerts.  Added the one minute version of the alerts.  Altered the definition to filter out more noise.
9/22/04 Added information for Visual BASIC programmers to our For Developers page.
9/21/04 Added new filters based on Bright Bands / daily volatility.
8/23/04
Released version 2.8 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes new chart columns, and improvements to the quality column.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.  If you are a developer, please see our developers page. VideoHelp Whats New
8/6/04 Added Bright band breakout / breakdown alerts.  These are similar to the % up / down for the day alerts, but these use volatility, rather than %.
7/29/04 Released version 2.7 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes improvements to the GUI and the API, along with minor performance enhancements.  For detailed information about this upgrade, see our developers page.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.Version 2.7 is completely backward compatible.  If you have a program which uses an older version of this library, you can install the new version of this library.  You can access the improved user interface without making any changes to the main program.
7/28/04 Added opening range breakout / breakdown alerts.
7/9/04 Added four new alert types based on trailing stops.
7/8/04 Added Count (#) filters, and added the # column to the history window.  These have the same meaning as the count column which was already in the real-time product.
7/6/04 Added the heartbeat alert.  This alert allows you to use Trade-Ideas more like a traditional stock screener.
7/3/04 Added numerous new filters based on today’s volume, volatility, range contraction / explosion patterns, and moving averages.
6/23/04
We have added several new video help lessons.  We have organized these lessons on one page so they are easier to find. VideoHelp Whats New
6/20/04 Trade-Ideas Pro is now available to the general public.  Trade-Ideas Pro offers the power and flexibility of Trade-Ideas in a traditional application.  You can switch freely between the Trade-Ideas Pro and the web based version of the alerts.
6/9/04 We performed a major overhaul of our getting started page.  You can still customize the product any way you want, but we recommend that you start from one of these proven strategies.
4/14/04 The Trade-Ideas API is now available to all users.
4/13/04 Added the count column to the alert window.
4/6/04 Added new alerts:  Crossed daily highs resistance and Crossed daily lows support.  These are related to the daily high and lows alerts, but these are more specific.
3/10/04 Added several new alerts comparing stocks to various sectors, indexes, and futures.
2/23/04 Added new running up / down (intermediate) alerts.
2/22/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to the daily highs and lows.
1/21/04 Added new check mark alerts.
12/31/03 Added new filters to view only stocks up or down for the day.
12/19/03 Added new filters requested by many swing traders.  These filter the stocks based on the number of consecutive days that a stock closed up or down for the day.
12/9/03 Added new alerts based on Fibonacci retracements.
11/14/03 Added decimal filters.
11/12/03 Added the recent alert window settings page.  This stores your recent settings from the configuration window.  This is automatic; you don’t have to remember to save.
11/1/03 Added more stock symbols.Originally our focus was on the higher dollar-volume stocks.  Due to popular request, we now cover most of the US equities markets.  Some of our volume based alerts now have higher standards, and only report on higher volume stocks.
10/31/03 Added new alerts:  Percent Up / Down for the Day.
10/19/03 Check out the numerous additions to our link destination page.  “Generic Option #2″ is a universal connector, linking Trade-Ideas to a large number of different trading platforms.
10/12/03
We have started to release our video help.  When you see the video help icon, click on it to see and hear more instructions on a particular topic. VideoHelp Whats New

We have started with help for our linking feature and an overview of our website.  More help is in the works.

 

Normal help is still available.  Just click on an alert icon, word “help”, or a ? for context sensitive help.

 

8/20/03 Added new alerts:  Pullback from Highs and Pullback from Lows.Added new link destinations for AB Watley, Tradestream Global, and others.
8/15/03 Added faster, more sensitive versions of the Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added Large Ask / Bid Size alerts.
8/4/03 Added a way to look up volume, volatility, and some of the other numbers that we use in our alerts.  Click here.
7/17/03 Added several gap related filters.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added options to request older alerts.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added the “Show more alerts in the alert window” setting in the Viewing Options section of the configuration window.
5/27/03 Added Rectangle Bottom, Rectangle Top, Double Top and Double Bottom alerts.
5/25/03 Added Triangle Bottom, Triangle Top, Broadening Bottom, Broadening Top, Head and Shoulders and Inverted Head and Shoulders alerts.
5/21/03 Added alerts for intraday highs and lows.  Click here for more details.
5/12/03 Trade-Ideas is now integrated with direct access software from InstaQuote, DirectTrading, and Millennium Brokerage.The integration between Trade-Ideas and Redi Plus and RealTick are now easier to use.  The one-time setup for this feature is now much simpler.Click here to review these and other integration options.
5/4/03 Added RealTick as a link destination.  If you use RealTick, click here to link it with Trade-Ideas.  You can click on a Trade-Ideas alert, and RealTick will display more information about the stock.
5/3/03 Added dollar volume filters to the configuration page.  Click here for more details.
4/30/03 Added Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added additional time frames to several alerts.  This includes the channel breaks, consolidations, and volume confirmed running alerts.  These still present the old alerts, but will also look for patterns in the one day to one week time frame.
4/11/03 Updated the code for making sounds with each alert.  This code now uses the latest version of the Microsoft media player.  Sound should now work on all computers.  Pages with sound will now load faster, too.If you had trouble with sound before, please try again.  If you still have trouble, please let us know.If you do not already have the most recent version of the Microsoft media player, your computer will automatically ask you if you want to upgrade.  Hit the OK button and your computer will take care of the rest for you.
4/05/03 Added Market Crossed and Market Locked alerts.
3/30/03 If you use eSignal or REDI Plus, click here to link Trade-Ideas to those applications.  Just click to send a symbol from Trade-Ideas to eSignal or REDI Plus.
3/13/03 Click here to select a link destination.  By default when you click on a stock symbol, you will see a Yahoo! chart for that symbol.  Now you can see anything you want.
3/6/03 Added False Gap Up / Down Retracement alerts.
3/2/03 Symbol lists are now more flexible.  Attach one window to your long positions, one to your short positions, and one to both lists.  Click here for more details.
2/17/03 Added Block Trade alerts.Continuous additions to the filters available on the Config page.  Go to any alerts window and click “Config” at the top of the screen to see all options available.
1/22/03 Added new filters, including 52-week highs.  Click here to see all the new options.
1/20/03 The short term Running Up / Down alerts have changed.  The minimum criteria for reporting these are now slightly higher.  Also, the alerts now report the entire size of the move.  Previously, these alerts reported the size of the move, less the size of the spread, but many people found this confusing.  The spread is still part of the analysis behind these alerts, but the user does not have to deal with that.
1/15/03 New alerts are available.  New types of Channel Breakout / Breakdown alerts allow the user to see these events more quickly.
1/12/03 You can now add audio signals to major alerts.  Click on the Configure link in an alert window to add sounds.  Click here for more information.
1/7/03 New alerts are available.  New high bid, new low ask, gap up reversal, and gap down reversal are all completely new.  Consolidation breakdown and consolidation breakout now have more information, and can be requested independently.  Click here for more details.
1/2/03 Have questions?  Check out our new FAQ.
1/1/03 Added new filters.  Use the bid and ask size to find buying pressure and selling pressure.  Use current volume filters to find stocks trading on high volume or low volume.  The min/max volume filters were renamed to “Min Daily Volume” and “Max Daily Volume” to avoid confusion.  Click here for more details.
12/09/02 Check out the January issue of Active Trader Magazine, on newsstands now.  See their review of Trade-Ideas.
12/01/02 New options are available under Advanced Features.  Users may change their passwords or other personal information.  Users may request their passwords by email, in case they forget.Please click here to tell us more about yourself.  This will help us serve you better.
11/22/02 Trade-Ideas is in the news.  See the article about us at HedgeWorld.com.
11/12/02 Each user account may only receive data on one computer at a time.  This change will be transparent to most users.  If you need to run the software on multiple computers, create additional accounts.  If you move back and forth between computers during the day, just hit the refresh button in the browser to restart the data.This change is required to support the upcoming release.
11/11/02 Help is updated.  More details are available on configuring the software.
10/20/02 You can now list recent alerts by alert type.  Click here for more details.
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12/22/13 Released version 3.2.110 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • DEMO users can now load a link using the Load From Cloud feature VideoHelp Whats New.
  • “Configure All…” VideoHelp Whats Newin the Multi-Strategy window is now faster.
  • We now link with Iress.
  • Better linking for StockCharts.com.
  • TI Pro now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.  Our install program will help you download these files.  Let us know if you need further assistance.
  • You will lose some of your settings.
    • You will have to reenter your password.
    • You will have to reenter any changes you made in the options window.
    • That includes saying that you want to be notified of new beta software!
    • Sorry, we try to keep this to a minimum, but sometimes it is unavoidable.
  • Added Text Headers option to the Alert, Top List, and Multi-Strategy windows context menu.  When selected this will replace the header icons of the columns with text.
  • Added the following features to the OddsMaker Results window:
    • % of Total column for reports.
    • “(blanks)” row for reports.
    • Double clicking on the “(blanks)” row opens “View Trades” window with the blank values for filters.
  • Added a “Keep All” option in the “Group by” section of the Alert window.
  • Added new content to the “show me” window.  Look for the “Up vs. Down” tab for several filters.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
10/3/13 Check out an early beta release of our Computer Based Training.  Click here.
8/23/13 Check out an early beta release of our new web based client software.  Run itHelp.VideoHelp Whats New
8/2/13 Released version 3.2.89 of TI Pro.  This includes several small bug fixes and other improvements.
7/19/13 Added new filters:

5/9/13 Released version 3.2.85 of TI Pro.  There was a bug in version 3.2.84.  It could crash under very specific circumstances.
4/21/13 Released version 3.2.84 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Improvements to the OddsMaker. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added daily charts to OddsMaker Results window.
    • Added background coloring for the OddsMaker performance metrics.
  • Updates to the Load from Cloud window. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added searching and sorting.
    • Added a date column.
  • Added “Open Alert Window” and “Run OddsMaker” to the context menu for each strategy in a Multi-Strategy window. VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added content to the Show Me window VideoHelp Whats New for the following filters: MinQEarnG Whats New, MinQRevG Whats New, MinUpJan1P Whats New, MinU5DP Whats New, MinU10DP Whats New, MinU20DP Whats New, and MinUYP Whats New.
  • New icons for several windows.
  • Improved the description field for some alerts.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
4/16/13 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

2/5/13 Released version 3.2.70 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Added “1 minute” to the “Don’t Repeat” list.  Talk with Trade-Ideas support if you need additional options.
  • Improved ScottradeELITE symbol linking.
  • Upon opening a new Alert and new Top List window the clipboard is checked for a collaborate link and if one is present the Config window is skipped and it goes directly to the window with the clipboard config applied.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Numerous improvements to the Config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a new feature to the TopList, Alert, Multi-Strategy, and Compare Count windows which allows the window to have small borders.  Feature is accessed via the context menu for each window.  This window state is saved in the layout file.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Multi-Strategy windows adds a new context menu item called: “Don’t Repeat For…”.  This feature limits how often a symbol for a particular strategy is repeated in the window.  This feature applies to all strategies in the window.
  • Added calendar stats table to the summary tab of the OddsMaker results window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance enhancements, and other small improvements.
11/9/12 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

10/9/12 We added additional intraday SMA filters.
9/13/12 Released version 3.2.43 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • You can now load setting from and save settings to the cloud.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • New Compare Count window added to the File menu.  VideoHelp Whats New VideoHelp Whats New
  • Options window now has an Update tab.  This makes it easier to switch between beta releases and production versions.
  • Added examples to the Show Me feature for the MinFCP Whats New, MinTime Whats New, MinEarningD Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinConDays Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinRCon Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinR5D Whats New, MinR10D Whats New, MinR20D Whats New, MinMA200P Whats New, MinMA50P Whats New, MinMA20P Whats New, and MinMA8P Whats New filters.
  • The Send Symbol To menu is now available in the Top List and Multi-Strategy windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • This was already available on the alert window.
    • This has a new option allowing you to send symbols to web pages.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Any of these actions can now be run when you double click on a symbol.  Select your favorite from the Options window.
  • Many improvements to the OddsMaker.
  • Improved external linking to Reuters.
  • Symbol Lists Tab now available to people logged in as DEMO.
  • Added date to top list windows, but only when needed.
  • Better logging and reporting of exceptions.  If the software crashes on your machine, this will help us find and fix the problem.
  • Bug fix in status bar.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Red means account problems.
    • Yellow means network problems.
    • Recent versions usually worked, but in a few cases displayed the wrong color.
8/10/12 We added filters counting the number of up (and down) candles for the 1 and 2 minute time periods.
6/29/12 Released version 3.2.27 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major changes
    • Added a lot of content to the Show Me window.  This includes histograms and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added a lot of new columns, including company name, sector, and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other changes
    • The “Don’t Repeat” feature in the alert window now includes “For a Day” and “Forever” options.
    • Improved the way we display symbol lists in the config window.  Like the filters and columns, we now separate the recently used items from the full list of items.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The config window now includes a binoculars icon to help you search for alerts and filters.
    • Improved the automatic formatting algorithms.  When you resize a column we try to keep everything legible.
    • Add more options to the sound config window, including text to speech.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • All columns are now accessed from the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The OddsMaker Results window can now use dollars or shares for position sizing.  And other minor changes to this window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now selected more or fewer records in your top list.  This is available from the config window.
    • Bug fixes and other small improvements.
5/1/12 Released version 3.2.10 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major overhaul of OddsMaker configuration and results windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Don’t repeat for” to the “View Mode” menu of the alert window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • History is now available in Multi-Strategy windows.
  • The Show Me feature is now integrated into the config window.  It can be found on the search tab.  VideoHelp Whats New  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Smart Number” feature for alerts and top lists.  (K for thousands, M for millions, B for billions.)
  • New default layout window.
    • New users will see this immediately.
    • Existing users can load this at any time.  After you select “Load Layout…” look for “Shortcut to Shared Default Files”.
  • Top List  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Symbol column is always visible, as long as it’s on the left.
    • When you right click on a filter icon, the menu has new items.
      • Jump directly to a filter to edit the min and max values.
      • Ask the server to sort by this column.
  • Small improvements to
    • Sound file format.  (The old sound files worked for most people but not everyone.)
    • Social networks.
      • Easier to send an alert to a social network.
      • Easier to log in.
    • The font settings in the options window.
    • Right-click menu items available in the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The appearance of the toolbar.
    • The colors in the Top List.  (They are now easier to read.)
    • Group & Sort feature in the Alert Window.  (New and updated data will be highlighted in special colors.)  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Splash screen.  (The software starts faster now.)
  • Add support for linking to NinjaTrader.
  • Several small bug fixes.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/23/12 We added alerts and filters based on social media.  View sample data.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/1/12 Our new TI Alerts app is now available in the App Store for your iOS device. Take your favorite strategies with you on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and get instant notifications in real-time.
2/23/12 We added up (and down) for the 2 minute period and size the 2 and 5 minute range filters.
2/15/12 Added new options filters which look at only the puts or only the calls.
2/13/12 We’ve added features to our browser-based scanning.  VideoHelp Whats New The changes to the Configure Alert Window page include:

2/7/12 Released version 3.1.57 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaborate window can now send strategies directly to social various networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added more options to the external linking window.
  • GUI cleanup for the configure and options windows.
  • A new “Send _____ To” menu allows you send alerts directly to various social networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Minimizing the toolbar window will minimize all open windows, like in TI Pro 2.x.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added sorting to the Alerts Window via the View Modes. This is available through the “Group and Sort By” menu option or by the double-clicking on the column header.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added support for linking to RealTick.
1/13/12 Added new versions of SMA filters based on the 8 day SMA.
12/21/11 We added four new filters for position in 5, 15, 30, and 60 minute ranges.
12/20/11 Released version 3.1.46 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaboration window is now resizable with a larger collaboration link area.
  • A Twitter button on the collaborate window allows for easy sharing of collaboration links over Twitter.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Several other small improvements spread over a number of different windows.
12/1/11 Released version 3.1.41 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • Changes to the external linking window.
    • You can now have multiple lists of linked windows.  Each TI window can now link to different external windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • We now have options for working with more external programs.
  • Major changes to the config window.
    • Search has moved to its own panel, and many options are hidden until you ask for them.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now enter numbers as 1.000.000,00 or 1,000,000.00 depending on your computer’s local settings.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a QR Generator to the collaborate window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • We now remember your choice of language when you restart.
  • Improvements to SOCKS and HTTP proxy support.
  • The multi-strategy window now allows you to quickly enable or disable individual strategies.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Russian translations.
11/20/11 Released version 2.3.16 of TI Pro.  This includes some minor improvements to the network test program.We recommend version 3.x for most TI Pro users.  Click here VideoHelp Whats New for information about upgrading from 2.x to 3.x.  You can keep 2.x on your computer, and you can switch between 2.x and 3.x any time you want.
11/2/11 We added up / down for the year filters.
11/1/11 Released version 3.1.29 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now request a detailed list of the trades used by the OddsMaker.  This replaces the “debug mode” which was available in older versions of TI Pro.   VideoHelp Whats New
  • There are now more connection options in the options window.
  • A new menu item in the alert window, top list window, and multi-strategy window allows you to quickly resize all of your columns.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Chinese translations.
  • Added a speed option to the multi-strategy window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added freeze option to the top list.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • In the multi-strategy window We now word wrap the strategy name column.
  • In the symbol list editor, you can now edit a symbol list by double clicking on it.
  • Bug fix:  Resorting in the top list window didn’t work for some people.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other small bug fixes.
11/1/11 We added 3 month average volume filters.
10/11/11 We added 1 and 5 minute versions of our RSI filters.
10/5/11 Released version 3.1.23 of TI Pro.  This version adds support for a SOCKS proxy.
10/4/11 Released version 3.1.22 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now copy the output of the OddsMaker and paste it into a file.
  • You can now sort the top list window based on other criteria.  Right click on a row header to see your options.
  • You can now change the font using the options window.
  • Bug fix:  The position in range was not always drawn properly.
  • You can now select whole rows, not just individual cells.  See the options window for more details.
  • We improved the way we display dialog boxes on multi-monitor systems.
  • Added Portuguese translations.
9/26/11 We now offer free realtime stock market summaries also known as Quantalytics Charts.
9/15/11 Added alerts and filters based on NASDAQ Velocity and Forces data.
8/24/11 Released version 3.1.13 of TI Pro.  This adds an options window, which includes several new features.  This adds an actions window to the alert and multi-strategy windows.  This includes updates to the translations.
8/1/11 You can now filter based on when earnings are reported.
7/16/11 Released version 3.1.1 of TI Pro.  This includes minor bug fixes related to the on-line help.  This version also saves your OddsMaker configuration settings, so you do not have to start from scratch each time.
7/15/11 Added new daily candlestick patterns accessible as symbol lists in the config window.
7/12/11 Released version 3.1.0 of TI Pro.  There are several improvements in this version, including the new multi-strategy window, and the ability to change the speed of the alerts.
6/19/11 The formula editor is now available to all users.  This is an advanced tool that was originally developed for our support staff.  Help
6/13/11 Released version 3.0.26 of TI Pro.  This is the first stable release of the 3.0 series.  This includes many changes and new features, most notably the top list.We’ve also reorganized the download page so it’s easier to find current beta releases.
5/11/11 Added the yearly standard deviation and wiggle filters.  These formulas have been visible in TI Pro for some time.  Now they can be used in other parts of our software.
4/26/11 Added days to cover filters.
3/24/11 Released version 2.3.15 of TI Pro.  This fixes some obscure bugs.  Most users won’t see any difference, but if you are having trouble please download the latest version.
3/23/11 We’ve added several improvements to our web based top list.

  • Realtime data is available for subscribers.  (Delayed data is still available for free.)
  • Subscribers can now request historical data.
  • Subscribers can now see pre and post market data.
  • The data refreshes more smoothly now.
3/15/11 The first release of TI Pro 3.0 is available in beta.  This is not a complete release, but it has some interesting features.  In particular, you can use the new top list.  Click here to download the beta version or the last stable version.
3/9/11 Added several new versions of the NR7 alerts.
11/18/10 Added filters for 1 minute price and volume, 5 minute RSI, and VWAP.
11/2/10 Added 30 minute NR7 alerts.
10/31/10 Added NYSE Arca to the list of exchanges in the config window.  This includes many of your favorite ETFs.
9/26/10 Released version 2.3.14 of TI Pro.  This fixes a bug.  Some people saw strange error messages from TI Pro.  Other people saw TI Pro shut down on its own.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
8/7/10 Add a splash of color to your blog with our new alert widget.
7/20/10 You can now filter stocks based on pivots.  That includes support and resistance lines.
7/12/10 It’s now easier than ever to access Trade-Ideas from your mobile phone.  Most of the time our web server will automatically detect your mobile device and give you the simpler version of the web page.  Click here to force the display into the mobile mode.  (You can switch back and forth any time you want.)Access both our products and our documentation from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, and any number of other devices.
6/3/10 You can now filter stocks based on their average number of prints per day.
5/24/10 Released version 2.3.13 of TI Pro.  This includes improvements to the config window.  You can easily select a category from the top of the search panel.  The filters panel was also reorganized.
5/18/10 You can now filter stocks based on how much they moved in the last hour or two.  As always, you can use negative numbers to see stocks which have moved down in the last hour or two hours.
5/7/10 Added alerts implementing the opening power bar strategy.
5/6/10 Added a new way to view a stock’s performance.  You can graphically see where a stock currently is, compared to its trading range for the day, week, month, and year.Note:  This data is also available for filtering stocks.  You can also click here to see this data and more as text.This graphical display is based on a similar indicator in Trade Ideas Pro.
5/4/10 Added additional alerts based on the 1-2-3 continuation pattern.
4/30/10 Added alerts based on stochastics.
4/19/10 You can now filter stocks based on how the entire market has moved today.  These new filters are especially useful in combination with the OddsMaker.
4/15/10 Added 2 minute opening range break alerts.
4/8/10 Added 1-2-3 continuation alerts.
4/7/10 Added MACD alerts.
4/6/10 Added new options related to the pullback from highs / lows alerts.  Now you can choose to start from the open or the previous close.
4/5/10 Added filters for daily ADX, +DI, and -DI indicators.
3/30/10 Added one week average daily volume filter.
1/27/10 Added new versions of several old filters including these and these.
1/26/10 Added intraday Bollinger Band filters.
1/21/10 More data is now available in our Sortable Dynamic Stock List.
1/15/10 Added several new versions of popular alerts.
1/4/10 See our new tool if you need help understanding our min and max filters.  This will help you translate between English and our notation.  This is especially helpful if you need to use negative numbers.
12/31/09 A new video describes how to get started with our free trial / demo mode.  We are constantly adding new videos.  Our support department says this is a very popular topic with new users.
12/30/09 See Stocks Like This to learn a lot more about the stocks and events that interest you.  Use that information with our other tools to find similar stocks and events.
12/18/09 Added the bid / ask size ratio filter.
9/24/09 Our stock screener is now available on your iPhone.
8/19/09 Added a new version of the up from the open filter aimed at finding wide range bars as they happen.
7/3/09 Added the one minute volume spike alert requested by some of our high end robot traders.
7/1/09 Released version 2.3.9 of TI Pro.  This provides better linking with the Lightspeed trading application.
6/20/09 Added several new filters aimed at longer term traders.  You can now filter stocks based on the size of a multi-day range, the stock’s position in that multi-day range, or the size of the stock’s multi-day move.
4/28/09 You can now filter stocks by how close they are to the day’s high or low.
4/22/09 The intraday day range filters are now available in both dollars and percent.
4/7/09 Added additional moving average cross alerts.
3/18/09 Released version 2.3.6 of TI Pro.

This is primarily a maintenance release.  There are several small but important improvements.  Changes include:
  • Improvements to the OddsMaker config window.
  • The external linking works better now on some newer computers.
  • The main menu now contains a list of all windows.  This is helpful if you have too many windows to show all at once.
  • Improved networking support.
  • Multiple changes to the robot, including improved graphics and more fault tolerance.
2/23/09 Added new filters based on the daily Relative Strength Index (RSI).
2/22/09 Added new filters based on yesterday’s volume.
2/3/09 Released version 2.3.4 of TI Pro.This is primarily a maintenance release.  This fixes several obscure problems.  For example, some users were having trouble connecting to our server.  This release contains improved networking code.This release contains a new version of the TDA robot.  You can now separate your longs and shorts into different windows.  And you can now see various graphical summaries of your P&L.
1/4/09 Several people have asked about the symbols that we use for preferred shares and special issues from the NYSE.  A list of these symbols is now available here.
12/31/08 Released version 2.3 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • The OddsMaker now contains more data and allows for longer hold times.
  • TDA Robot
    • The Robot is now embedded in TI Pro.
    • There were several improvements the Robot’s performance and stability.
12/10/08 We have a new version of our web based alerts.  This version includes new display features available on the config window.  And this version supports more browsers.
12/10/08 A new version of the TD Ameritrade robot is available.  This release includes important improvements to the GUI, better performance, and more stability.
11/8/08 By popular request you can now receive our stock alerts via email or SMS text message.  Click here to configure this feature for your account, or to learn more.
10/29/08 We have updated our web based software to work with Mozilla, Google Chrome, and other common web browsers.  In the past, if you did not use Microsoft Internet Explorer you would only get limited functionality and speed.  The new version of our web software works much better on these other browsers.The new web software is currently in beta.  It is available here After the beta period is over, it will replace the older web software, which is available here and other places.We have done a lot of testing with Google Chrome.  That product is also currently in beta, and is not 100% bug free, but it has worked very well for us.  If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, we suggest you upgrade to Chrome.  It is much faster.
10/20/08 Never be without your Trade-Ideas again!  http://mobile.trade-ideas.com is here.
9/27/08 The use of window specific filters use is now standardized.  All filters can be used in any the following ways.

  • Ignored – Allow symbols regardless of the value for this filter.  Leave both filters blank to see this.
  • Min – The value must be at least as high as specified.  Specify a min value and leave the max value blank to see this.
  • Max – The value cannot be any higher than specified.  Specify a max value and leave the min value blank to see this.
  • In Range – The value must be at least the minimum value and at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be greater than or equal to the min value to see this.
  • Out of Range – The value must be at least the minimum value or at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be less than the min value to see this.

Some of the filters in the config window have changed.  If you have saved settings which use these old filters, the software will automatically convert them to the new system.  For example, if you requested stocks with a min gap down of $1.00, the software will automatically switch that to request a max gap up of -$1.00.

9/21/08 Released version 2.2 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • Added additional status to the status window.  You can now see how much time it takes a message to get from our server to your screen.
  • Added a new view mode.  This highlights a stock the first time it appears in the window.
  • Added a search panel to the configuration window.  Now you can quickly find the alerts and filters you need.
  • Improved the integration with the Stocktickr and Assent robots.
  • And several small fixes.
9/5/08 Added new alerts.  These implement a new version of the running up and down patterns based on 1 minute candles.
9/3/08 The configuration page on our web site now has an index to help you find the alerts and filters you need.  The alerts and filters are organized by category.  Click on an icon to go to that section of the config page.  Note that some alerts and filters are in multiple categories, and some are not in any category.
8/27/08 Added new alerts for the green bar reversal (GBR) and red bar reversal (RBR) candlestick patterns.
8/18/08 Added several new filters based on fundamental data.
8/16/08 Added additional filters comparing today’s open to the previous day’s close.
8/13/08 Added new alerts based on the popular wide range bar (WRB) candlestick pattern.
8/12/08 Added new filters based on how each stock was trading yesterday.
7/25/08 Released version 2.1.5 of TI Pro.  This is a maintenance release containing numerous small fixes.
7/14/08 Added new alerts based on the NYSE market-on-close imbalances.
6/3/08 After some unfortunate neglect, our partners page has returned.  See what these companies can do for you!
5/3/08 Added several new alerts based on intra-day SMA crossings.
3/12/08 Added several market direction filters.  These are especially helpful in combination with the OddsMaker and the Robot.
3/11/08 Added Intra-day trading range filters.  This example shows stocks which were trading in a big range an hour ago, but have been calm in the last 30 minutes.
3/4/08 Added several new alerts based on 8 and 20 period SMAs.
2/12/08 Added several new filters based on intra-day moving averages and moving average crosses.
2/11/08 Added several new filters based on options volume.
10/10/07 Added minute narrow range buy bar and narrow range sell bar alerts.
10/5/07 Added bottoming tail and topping tail alerts.
10/3/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on how much the price has moved in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
10/2/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on the amount of volume they have traded in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
9/25/07 The new top list provides another way to find interesting stocks using Trade-Ideas.  This tool is completely free, and updates constantly throughout the day.  Here is a sample that finds stocks which are way up for the day.
9/5/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.4.  This includes improvements specifically aimed at automated trading.
5/28/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.

  • Minor improvements to the “Alert Window Actions” window.
  • Additional features in the OddsMaker.  Hit the “Start” button and you will see these on the “Configure OddsMaker” window.
  • You can now exclude specific symbols, or attach an alert window to a single symbol.  Select “Configure…” from the pop-up window, then the “Symbol Lists” tab to see this.
  • You can now access the “Flip” feature from the Trade-Ideas Pro “Configure Alerts” window.  The flip feature allows you to switch between a bullish strategy and a bearish strategy in one click.
  • New features on the “Options” window, available from the “Tools” menu.
    • Select your time zone.  By default we use the same settings as the rest of your computer, but you can change that.
    • Customize the way that we load and save your layout.
  • New view modes are available from the pop-up menu.

Check out the “Help” menu for more information about these and other features.

As always, there other minor improvements and bug fixes.  If you are ever experiencing problems with Trade-Ideas Pro, we suggest you start by upgrading to the latest version.

3/15/07 Added the ability to exclude symbol lists or to filter for a specific symbol in the web based productMore information.
2/24/07 Our customizable stock screener is now available as an RSS feed.
2/19/07 Added the flip feature to the web based product.
2/13/07 Added new exchanges:  OTC and Pink Sheets.
1/9/07 Added new filters based on Today’s Range.
1/7/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.8.  This fixes a number of small bugs.  If you have had any trouble with TI Pro, please make sure you are using the most recent version.
12/25/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Distance from Inside Market.
12/24/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Put/Call Ratio.
12/23/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Lifetime Range.
11/24/06 You can now embed our customizable stock screener into NetVibes or your own web page.
10/29/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.  Summary of changes:

  • This is the first release of the OddsMaker.  Try it now, while it is still free.
  • Save and load multiple layouts.  These are ordinary files that a user can copy from one computer to another.
  • TI Pro now automatically checks for upgrades.
  • A new “Options” window replaces the “Global Actions” window and the local.ini file.
  • A single alert window can now be attached to multiple actions.
  • The external linking window and the symbol list window are now easier to use.
  • The title bar now shows more information about an alert window.  This makes the history feature easier to use.
10/15/06 Added the ability to customize the scans in our stock screener.  Click here to start from scratch, or here to see what other people are doing.
10/8/06 Released a beta version of Trade-Ideas 2.0, including the Odds Maker.  Go to the Odds Maker overview page for more information.
9/20/06 Released version 1.0 of the additional sounds for Trade-Ideas Pro.  Download these from the main Trade-Ideas Pro web page.
6/26/06
Released version 1.9 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  Major improvements:
  • Each alert window can now be attached to a different sound.
  • Each alert window can now be linked to a different set of external windows.
  • TI Pro now detects and recovers from network problems more quickly.
  • This version fixes some obscure problems which caused TI Pro to lock up for a small number of users.
6/16/06 Our first annual Learning Curve Seminar was a huge success!  More information.
3/24/06 Added Canadian data.  See the TSX and TSX Venture options.
3/21/06 Added Average True Range (ATR) filters.
3/14/06 Added hammer, hanging man, bullish engulfing, bearish engulfing, piercing pattern, and dark cloud cover alerts.
3/9/06 Added intraday up candles filters.
3/2/06 Added Trading above / below specialist alerts.
3/1/06 Added several consolidation breakout and breakdown alerts.  These alerts compliment our existing channel breakout and breakdown alerts.  The older alerts are based on our proprietary tick based analytics.  The new alerts, as requested by many users, are based on traditional technical analysis techniques.Added Doji alerts.
2/23/06 Added the Large spread alert.Added an additional filter / quality field to the Trading above and Trading below alerts.
2/22/06 Added the Unusual number of prints alert.
2/17/06 Added a signup and information page for the 1st Trade-Ideas Learning Curve Seminar.  Reserve your place today.
1/23/06 Added NR7 alerts.
1/23/06 Added Min Spread filter.
1/21/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro version 1.8.
11/6/05 Updated the Market crossed alerts to show crossed up and crossed down conditions.
11/5/05 Added Trading above / below alerts.
11/3/05 Check out our new and easier to use free trial.  This replaces the older, email based free trial system.  You no longer need to give us your email address, and there is no longer a time limit for the free trial.
10/27/05 We now have a price list for 2006.  Sign up now to lock in the 2005 prices.
10/16/05 Added Daily Consolidation filters.
7/25/05 Released version 1.7 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This adds the history menu to Trade-Ideas Pro.  This also includes other improvements to the GUI.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
6/28/05 Added Offer stepping down (market short) alerts.
6/22/05 Added VWAP Divergence alerts.
5/16/05 Added default symbol lists, in addition to the ones you create yourself.  These are available in Trade-Ideas Pro and in the web based alerts.
5/2/05 Added Linear Regression Divergence filters to the main product and the stock screener.
4/10/05,
4/3/05
Added new alerts inspired by Precision Trading System.
3/31/05 Added new filters:  Min / Max RSI.
3/4/05 Released version 1.6 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This makes Trade-Ideas Pro accessible to more people.  If you’ve had trouble in the past, please try again.If you could connect, but some or all of the alerts data was missing, just install the new version of the software.  This problem generally applies to people outside of the United States.If you could not connect, or if the software appeared to lock up, you now have more options.  See our firewall instructions for more details.  This version adds an HTTP tunneling mode for people with very limited network access.  If your computer can see the web, you can use Trade-Ideas Pro.We have added new options to our external linking window, to allow us to link with more applications.  If you had trouble using our external connector in the past, please upgrade and try again.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
2/9/05 Added Post-market high / low alerts, another request from former Nexttrend users.
2/3/05 Added Pre-market high / low alerts.  This was a request from former Nexttrend users.  Nexttrend is out of business now, but their former users don’t have to live without.
1/10/05 Released version 1.5 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  See the data stream faster and more reliably than ever before.Using Trade-Ideas embedded in QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another application?  Get the same improvements from our upgrade page.
12/15/04 Released Trade-Ideas Lite.  This is a simple front end for people who want to see daily highs and lows.  Source code is available for this product, in TCL or VB, so you can use this as a starting place for your own software.
11/25/04 Released version 1.4 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  In addition to numerous GUI improvements, this version will work with more types of network connections, firewalls, ISPs, etc.
10/21/04 Added information about ATL to our For Developers page.You don’t have to be a programmer to customize our software!  Many of our samples were created by independent contractors.  If you need something specific that we don’t offer, please contact one of these contractors for help.
10/9/04 Added information for C# programmers to our For Developers page.
10/6/04 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Year Range.
10/2/04
Released a new version of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This includes improvements to the description column.  If you use QuoteTracker, or another product with our software embedded into it, get the upgrade here. VideoHelp Whats New
10/1/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to recent historical prices:  Min / Max Position in Previous Day’s Range, and Min / Max Position in Bollinger Bands.
9/29/04 Updated the opening range alerts.  Added the one minute version of the alerts.  Altered the definition to filter out more noise.
9/22/04 Added information for Visual BASIC programmers to our For Developers page.
9/21/04 Added new filters based on Bright Bands / daily volatility.
8/23/04
Released version 2.8 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes new chart columns, and improvements to the quality column.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.  If you are a developer, please see our developers page. VideoHelp Whats New
8/6/04 Added Bright band breakout / breakdown alerts.  These are similar to the % up / down for the day alerts, but these use volatility, rather than %.
7/29/04 Released version 2.7 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes improvements to the GUI and the API, along with minor performance enhancements.  For detailed information about this upgrade, see our developers page.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.Version 2.7 is completely backward compatible.  If you have a program which uses an older version of this library, you can install the new version of this library.  You can access the improved user interface without making any changes to the main program.
7/28/04 Added opening range breakout / breakdown alerts.
7/9/04 Added four new alert types based on trailing stops.
7/8/04 Added Count (#) filters, and added the # column to the history window.  These have the same meaning as the count column which was already in the real-time product.
7/6/04 Added the heartbeat alert.  This alert allows you to use Trade-Ideas more like a traditional stock screener.
7/3/04 Added numerous new filters based on today’s volume, volatility, range contraction / explosion patterns, and moving averages.
6/23/04
We have added several new video help lessons.  We have organized these lessons on one page so they are easier to find. VideoHelp Whats New
6/20/04 Trade-Ideas Pro is now available to the general public.  Trade-Ideas Pro offers the power and flexibility of Trade-Ideas in a traditional application.  You can switch freely between the Trade-Ideas Pro and the web based version of the alerts.
6/9/04 We performed a major overhaul of our getting started page.  You can still customize the product any way you want, but we recommend that you start from one of these proven strategies.
4/14/04 The Trade-Ideas API is now available to all users.
4/13/04 Added the count column to the alert window.
4/6/04 Added new alerts:  Crossed daily highs resistance and Crossed daily lows support.  These are related to the daily high and lows alerts, but these are more specific.
3/10/04 Added several new alerts comparing stocks to various sectors, indexes, and futures.
2/23/04 Added new running up / down (intermediate) alerts.
2/22/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to the daily highs and lows.
1/21/04 Added new check mark alerts.
12/31/03 Added new filters to view only stocks up or down for the day.
12/19/03 Added new filters requested by many swing traders.  These filter the stocks based on the number of consecutive days that a stock closed up or down for the day.
12/9/03 Added new alerts based on Fibonacci retracements.
11/14/03 Added decimal filters.
11/12/03 Added the recent alert window settings page.  This stores your recent settings from the configuration window.  This is automatic; you don’t have to remember to save.
11/1/03 Added more stock symbols.Originally our focus was on the higher dollar-volume stocks.  Due to popular request, we now cover most of the US equities markets.  Some of our volume based alerts now have higher standards, and only report on higher volume stocks.
10/31/03 Added new alerts:  Percent Up / Down for the Day.
10/19/03 Check out the numerous additions to our link destination page.  “Generic Option #2″ is a universal connector, linking Trade-Ideas to a large number of different trading platforms.
10/12/03
We have started to release our video help.  When you see the video help icon, click on it to see and hear more instructions on a particular topic. VideoHelp Whats New

We have started with help for our linking feature and an overview of our website.  More help is in the works.

 

Normal help is still available.  Just click on an alert icon, word “help”, or a ? for context sensitive help.

 

8/20/03 Added new alerts:  Pullback from Highs and Pullback from Lows.Added new link destinations for AB Watley, Tradestream Global, and others.
8/15/03 Added faster, more sensitive versions of the Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added Large Ask / Bid Size alerts.
8/4/03 Added a way to look up volume, volatility, and some of the other numbers that we use in our alerts.  Click here.
7/17/03 Added several gap related filters.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added options to request older alerts.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added the “Show more alerts in the alert window” setting in the Viewing Options section of the configuration window.
5/27/03 Added Rectangle Bottom, Rectangle Top, Double Top and Double Bottom alerts.
5/25/03 Added Triangle Bottom, Triangle Top, Broadening Bottom, Broadening Top, Head and Shoulders and Inverted Head and Shoulders alerts.
5/21/03 Added alerts for intraday highs and lows.  Click here for more details.
5/12/03 Trade-Ideas is now integrated with direct access software from InstaQuote, DirectTrading, and Millennium Brokerage.The integration between Trade-Ideas and Redi Plus and RealTick are now easier to use.  The one-time setup for this feature is now much simpler.Click here to review these and other integration options.
5/4/03 Added RealTick as a link destination.  If you use RealTick, click here to link it with Trade-Ideas.  You can click on a Trade-Ideas alert, and RealTick will display more information about the stock.
5/3/03 Added dollar volume filters to the configuration page.  Click here for more details.
4/30/03 Added Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added additional time frames to several alerts.  This includes the channel breaks, consolidations, and volume confirmed running alerts.  These still present the old alerts, but will also look for patterns in the one day to one week time frame.
4/11/03 Updated the code for making sounds with each alert.  This code now uses the latest version of the Microsoft media player.  Sound should now work on all computers.  Pages with sound will now load faster, too.If you had trouble with sound before, please try again.  If you still have trouble, please let us know.If you do not already have the most recent version of the Microsoft media player, your computer will automatically ask you if you want to upgrade.  Hit the OK button and your computer will take care of the rest for you.
4/05/03 Added Market Crossed and Market Locked alerts.
3/30/03 If you use eSignal or REDI Plus, click here to link Trade-Ideas to those applications.  Just click to send a symbol from Trade-Ideas to eSignal or REDI Plus.
3/13/03 Click here to select a link destination.  By default when you click on a stock symbol, you will see a Yahoo! chart for that symbol.  Now you can see anything you want.
3/6/03 Added False Gap Up / Down Retracement alerts.
3/2/03 Symbol lists are now more flexible.  Attach one window to your long positions, one to your short positions, and one to both lists.  Click here for more details.
2/17/03 Added Block Trade alerts.Continuous additions to the filters available on the Config page.  Go to any alerts window and click “Config” at the top of the screen to see all options available.
1/22/03 Added new filters, including 52-week highs.  Click here to see all the new options.
1/20/03 The short term Running Up / Down alerts have changed.  The minimum criteria for reporting these are now slightly higher.  Also, the alerts now report the entire size of the move.  Previously, these alerts reported the size of the move, less the size of the spread, but many people found this confusing.  The spread is still part of the analysis behind these alerts, but the user does not have to deal with that.
1/15/03 New alerts are available.  New types of Channel Breakout / Breakdown alerts allow the user to see these events more quickly.
1/12/03 You can now add audio signals to major alerts.  Click on the Configure link in an alert window to add sounds.  Click here for more information.
1/7/03 New alerts are available.  New high bid, new low ask, gap up reversal, and gap down reversal are all completely new.  Consolidation breakdown and consolidation breakout now have more information, and can be requested independently.  Click here for more details.
1/2/03 Have questions?  Check out our new FAQ.
1/1/03 Added new filters.  Use the bid and ask size to find buying pressure and selling pressure.  Use current volume filters to find stocks trading on high volume or low volume.  The min/max volume filters were renamed to “Min Daily Volume” and “Max Daily Volume” to avoid confusion.  Click here for more details.
12/09/02 Check out the January issue of Active Trader Magazine, on newsstands now.  See their review of Trade-Ideas.
12/01/02 New options are available under Advanced Features.  Users may change their passwords or other personal information.  Users may request their passwords by email, in case they forget.Please click here to tell us more about yourself.  This will help us serve you better.
11/22/02 Trade-Ideas is in the news.  See the article about us at HedgeWorld.com.
11/12/02 Each user account may only receive data on one computer at a time.  This change will be transparent to most users.  If you need to run the software on multiple computers, create additional accounts.  If you move back and forth between computers during the day, just hit the refresh button in the browser to restart the data.This change is required to support the upcoming release.
11/11/02 Help is updated.  More details are available on configuring the software.
10/20/02 You can now list recent alerts by alert type.  Click here for more details.
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12/22/13 Released version 3.2.110 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • DEMO users can now load a link using the Load From Cloud feature VideoHelp Whats New.
  • “Configure All…” VideoHelp Whats Newin the Multi-Strategy window is now faster.
  • We now link with Iress.
  • Better linking for StockCharts.com.
  • TI Pro now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.  Our install program will help you download these files.  Let us know if you need further assistance.
  • You will lose some of your settings.
    • You will have to reenter your password.
    • You will have to reenter any changes you made in the options window.
    • That includes saying that you want to be notified of new beta software!
    • Sorry, we try to keep this to a minimum, but sometimes it is unavoidable.
  • Added Text Headers option to the Alert, Top List, and Multi-Strategy windows context menu.  When selected this will replace the header icons of the columns with text.
  • Added the following features to the OddsMaker Results window:
    • % of Total column for reports.
    • “(blanks)” row for reports.
    • Double clicking on the “(blanks)” row opens “View Trades” window with the blank values for filters.
  • Added a “Keep All” option in the “Group by” section of the Alert window.
  • Added new content to the “show me” window.  Look for the “Up vs. Down” tab for several filters.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
10/3/13 Check out an early beta release of our Computer Based Training.  Click here.
8/23/13 Check out an early beta release of our new web based client software.  Run itHelp.VideoHelp Whats New
8/2/13 Released version 3.2.89 of TI Pro.  This includes several small bug fixes and other improvements.
7/19/13 Added new filters:

5/9/13 Released version 3.2.85 of TI Pro.  There was a bug in version 3.2.84.  It could crash under very specific circumstances.
4/21/13 Released version 3.2.84 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Improvements to the OddsMaker. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added daily charts to OddsMaker Results window.
    • Added background coloring for the OddsMaker performance metrics.
  • Updates to the Load from Cloud window. VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added searching and sorting.
    • Added a date column.
  • Added “Open Alert Window” and “Run OddsMaker” to the context menu for each strategy in a Multi-Strategy window. VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added content to the Show Me window VideoHelp Whats New for the following filters: MinQEarnG Whats New, MinQRevG Whats New, MinUpJan1P Whats New, MinU5DP Whats New, MinU10DP Whats New, MinU20DP Whats New, and MinUYP Whats New.
  • New icons for several windows.
  • Improved the description field for some alerts.
  • Other small improvements and bug fixes.
4/16/13 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

2/5/13 Released version 3.2.70 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Added “1 minute” to the “Don’t Repeat” list.  Talk with Trade-Ideas support if you need additional options.
  • Improved ScottradeELITE symbol linking.
  • Upon opening a new Alert and new Top List window the clipboard is checked for a collaborate link and if one is present the Config window is skipped and it goes directly to the window with the clipboard config applied.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Numerous improvements to the Config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a new feature to the TopList, Alert, Multi-Strategy, and Compare Count windows which allows the window to have small borders.  Feature is accessed via the context menu for each window.  This window state is saved in the layout file.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Multi-Strategy windows adds a new context menu item called: “Don’t Repeat For…”.  This feature limits how often a symbol for a particular strategy is repeated in the window.  This feature applies to all strategies in the window.
  • Added calendar stats table to the summary tab of the OddsMaker results window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance enhancements, and other small improvements.
11/9/12 We added several new filters based on fundamental data:

10/9/12 We added additional intraday SMA filters.
9/13/12 Released version 3.2.43 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • You can now load setting from and save settings to the cloud.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • New Compare Count window added to the File menu.  VideoHelp Whats New VideoHelp Whats New
  • Options window now has an Update tab.  This makes it easier to switch between beta releases and production versions.
  • Added examples to the Show Me feature for the MinFCP Whats New, MinTime Whats New, MinEarningD Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinConDays Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinRCon Whats New VideoHelp Whats New, MinR5D Whats New, MinR10D Whats New, MinR20D Whats New, MinMA200P Whats New, MinMA50P Whats New, MinMA20P Whats New, and MinMA8P Whats New filters.
  • The Send Symbol To menu is now available in the Top List and Multi-Strategy windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • This was already available on the alert window.
    • This has a new option allowing you to send symbols to web pages.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Any of these actions can now be run when you double click on a symbol.  Select your favorite from the Options window.
  • Many improvements to the OddsMaker.
  • Improved external linking to Reuters.
  • Symbol Lists Tab now available to people logged in as DEMO.
  • Added date to top list windows, but only when needed.
  • Better logging and reporting of exceptions.  If the software crashes on your machine, this will help us find and fix the problem.
  • Bug fix in status bar.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Red means account problems.
    • Yellow means network problems.
    • Recent versions usually worked, but in a few cases displayed the wrong color.
8/10/12 We added filters counting the number of up (and down) candles for the 1 and 2 minute time periods.
6/29/12 Released version 3.2.27 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major changes
    • Added a lot of content to the Show Me window.  This includes histograms and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Added a lot of new columns, including company name, sector, and more.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other changes
    • The “Don’t Repeat” feature in the alert window now includes “For a Day” and “Forever” options.
    • Improved the way we display symbol lists in the config window.  Like the filters and columns, we now separate the recently used items from the full list of items.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The config window now includes a binoculars icon to help you search for alerts and filters.
    • Improved the automatic formatting algorithms.  When you resize a column we try to keep everything legible.
    • Add more options to the sound config window, including text to speech.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • All columns are now accessed from the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The OddsMaker Results window can now use dollars or shares for position sizing.  And other minor changes to this window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now selected more or fewer records in your top list.  This is available from the config window.
    • Bug fixes and other small improvements.
5/1/12 Released version 3.2.10 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • Major overhaul of OddsMaker configuration and results windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Don’t repeat for” to the “View Mode” menu of the alert window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • History is now available in Multi-Strategy windows.
  • The Show Me feature is now integrated into the config window.  It can be found on the search tab.  VideoHelp Whats New  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added “Smart Number” feature for alerts and top lists.  (K for thousands, M for millions, B for billions.)
  • New default layout window.
    • New users will see this immediately.
    • Existing users can load this at any time.  After you select “Load Layout…” look for “Shortcut to Shared Default Files”.
  • Top List  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Symbol column is always visible, as long as it’s on the left.
    • When you right click on a filter icon, the menu has new items.
      • Jump directly to a filter to edit the min and max values.
      • Ask the server to sort by this column.
  • Small improvements to
    • Sound file format.  (The old sound files worked for most people but not everyone.)
    • Social networks.
      • Easier to send an alert to a social network.
      • Easier to log in.
    • The font settings in the options window.
    • Right-click menu items available in the config window.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • The appearance of the toolbar.
    • The colors in the Top List.  (They are now easier to read.)
    • Group & Sort feature in the Alert Window.  (New and updated data will be highlighted in special colors.)  VideoHelp Whats New
    • Splash screen.  (The software starts faster now.)
  • Add support for linking to NinjaTrader.
  • Several small bug fixes.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/23/12 We added alerts and filters based on social media.  View sample data.  VideoHelp Whats New
4/1/12 Our new TI Alerts app is now available in the App Store for your iOS device. Take your favorite strategies with you on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and get instant notifications in real-time.
2/23/12 We added up (and down) for the 2 minute period and size the 2 and 5 minute range filters.
2/15/12 Added new options filters which look at only the puts or only the calls.
2/13/12 We’ve added features to our browser-based scanning.  VideoHelp Whats New The changes to the Configure Alert Window page include:

2/7/12 Released version 3.1.57 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaborate window can now send strategies directly to social various networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added more options to the external linking window.
  • GUI cleanup for the configure and options windows.
  • A new “Send _____ To” menu allows you send alerts directly to various social networks.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Minimizing the toolbar window will minimize all open windows, like in TI Pro 2.x.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added sorting to the Alerts Window via the View Modes. This is available through the “Group and Sort By” menu option or by the double-clicking on the column header.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added support for linking to RealTick.
1/13/12 Added new versions of SMA filters based on the 8 day SMA.
12/21/11 We added four new filters for position in 5, 15, 30, and 60 minute ranges.
12/20/11 Released version 3.1.46 of TI Pro.  The changes include:

  • The collaboration window is now resizable with a larger collaboration link area.
  • A Twitter button on the collaborate window allows for easy sharing of collaboration links over Twitter.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Several other small improvements spread over a number of different windows.
12/1/11 Released version 3.1.41 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • Changes to the external linking window.
    • You can now have multiple lists of linked windows.  Each TI window can now link to different external windows.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • We now have options for working with more external programs.
  • Major changes to the config window.
    • Search has moved to its own panel, and many options are hidden until you ask for them.  VideoHelp Whats New
    • You can now enter numbers as 1.000.000,00 or 1,000,000.00 depending on your computer’s local settings.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added a QR Generator to the collaborate window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • We now remember your choice of language when you restart.
  • Improvements to SOCKS and HTTP proxy support.
  • The multi-strategy window now allows you to quickly enable or disable individual strategies.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Russian translations.
11/20/11 Released version 2.3.16 of TI Pro.  This includes some minor improvements to the network test program.We recommend version 3.x for most TI Pro users.  Click here VideoHelp Whats New for information about upgrading from 2.x to 3.x.  You can keep 2.x on your computer, and you can switch between 2.x and 3.x any time you want.
11/2/11 We added up / down for the year filters.
11/1/11 Released version 3.1.29 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now request a detailed list of the trades used by the OddsMaker.  This replaces the “debug mode” which was available in older versions of TI Pro.   VideoHelp Whats New
  • There are now more connection options in the options window.
  • A new menu item in the alert window, top list window, and multi-strategy window allows you to quickly resize all of your columns.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added Chinese translations.
  • Added a speed option to the multi-strategy window.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Added freeze option to the top list.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • In the multi-strategy window We now word wrap the strategy name column.
  • In the symbol list editor, you can now edit a symbol list by double clicking on it.
  • Bug fix:  Resorting in the top list window didn’t work for some people.  VideoHelp Whats New
  • Other small bug fixes.
11/1/11 We added 3 month average volume filters.
10/11/11 We added 1 and 5 minute versions of our RSI filters.
10/5/11 Released version 3.1.23 of TI Pro.  This version adds support for a SOCKS proxy.
10/4/11 Released version 3.1.22 of TI Pro.  Changes include:

  • You can now copy the output of the OddsMaker and paste it into a file.
  • You can now sort the top list window based on other criteria.  Right click on a row header to see your options.
  • You can now change the font using the options window.
  • Bug fix:  The position in range was not always drawn properly.
  • You can now select whole rows, not just individual cells.  See the options window for more details.
  • We improved the way we display dialog boxes on multi-monitor systems.
  • Added Portuguese translations.
9/26/11 We now offer free realtime stock market summaries also known as Quantalytics Charts.
9/15/11 Added alerts and filters based on NASDAQ Velocity and Forces data.
8/24/11 Released version 3.1.13 of TI Pro.  This adds an options window, which includes several new features.  This adds an actions window to the alert and multi-strategy windows.  This includes updates to the translations.
8/1/11 You can now filter based on when earnings are reported.
7/16/11 Released version 3.1.1 of TI Pro.  This includes minor bug fixes related to the on-line help.  This version also saves your OddsMaker configuration settings, so you do not have to start from scratch each time.
7/15/11 Added new daily candlestick patterns accessible as symbol lists in the config window.
7/12/11 Released version 3.1.0 of TI Pro.  There are several improvements in this version, including the new multi-strategy window, and the ability to change the speed of the alerts.
6/19/11 The formula editor is now available to all users.  This is an advanced tool that was originally developed for our support staff.  Help
6/13/11 Released version 3.0.26 of TI Pro.  This is the first stable release of the 3.0 series.  This includes many changes and new features, most notably the top list.We’ve also reorganized the download page so it’s easier to find current beta releases.
5/11/11 Added the yearly standard deviation and wiggle filters.  These formulas have been visible in TI Pro for some time.  Now they can be used in other parts of our software.
4/26/11 Added days to cover filters.
3/24/11 Released version 2.3.15 of TI Pro.  This fixes some obscure bugs.  Most users won’t see any difference, but if you are having trouble please download the latest version.
3/23/11 We’ve added several improvements to our web based top list.

  • Realtime data is available for subscribers.  (Delayed data is still available for free.)
  • Subscribers can now request historical data.
  • Subscribers can now see pre and post market data.
  • The data refreshes more smoothly now.
3/15/11 The first release of TI Pro 3.0 is available in beta.  This is not a complete release, but it has some interesting features.  In particular, you can use the new top list.  Click here to download the beta version or the last stable version.
3/9/11 Added several new versions of the NR7 alerts.
11/18/10 Added filters for 1 minute price and volume, 5 minute RSI, and VWAP.
11/2/10 Added 30 minute NR7 alerts.
10/31/10 Added NYSE Arca to the list of exchanges in the config window.  This includes many of your favorite ETFs.
9/26/10 Released version 2.3.14 of TI Pro.  This fixes a bug.  Some people saw strange error messages from TI Pro.  Other people saw TI Pro shut down on its own.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
8/7/10 Add a splash of color to your blog with our new alert widget.
7/20/10 You can now filter stocks based on pivots.  That includes support and resistance lines.
7/12/10 It’s now easier than ever to access Trade-Ideas from your mobile phone.  Most of the time our web server will automatically detect your mobile device and give you the simpler version of the web page.  Click here to force the display into the mobile mode.  (You can switch back and forth any time you want.)Access both our products and our documentation from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, and any number of other devices.
6/3/10 You can now filter stocks based on their average number of prints per day.
5/24/10 Released version 2.3.13 of TI Pro.  This includes improvements to the config window.  You can easily select a category from the top of the search panel.  The filters panel was also reorganized.
5/18/10 You can now filter stocks based on how much they moved in the last hour or two.  As always, you can use negative numbers to see stocks which have moved down in the last hour or two hours.
5/7/10 Added alerts implementing the opening power bar strategy.
5/6/10 Added a new way to view a stock’s performance.  You can graphically see where a stock currently is, compared to its trading range for the day, week, month, and year.Note:  This data is also available for filtering stocks.  You can also click here to see this data and more as text.This graphical display is based on a similar indicator in Trade Ideas Pro.
5/4/10 Added additional alerts based on the 1-2-3 continuation pattern.
4/30/10 Added alerts based on stochastics.
4/19/10 You can now filter stocks based on how the entire market has moved today.  These new filters are especially useful in combination with the OddsMaker.
4/15/10 Added 2 minute opening range break alerts.
4/8/10 Added 1-2-3 continuation alerts.
4/7/10 Added MACD alerts.
4/6/10 Added new options related to the pullback from highs / lows alerts.  Now you can choose to start from the open or the previous close.
4/5/10 Added filters for daily ADX, +DI, and -DI indicators.
3/30/10 Added one week average daily volume filter.
1/27/10 Added new versions of several old filters including these and these.
1/26/10 Added intraday Bollinger Band filters.
1/21/10 More data is now available in our Sortable Dynamic Stock List.
1/15/10 Added several new versions of popular alerts.
1/4/10 See our new tool if you need help understanding our min and max filters.  This will help you translate between English and our notation.  This is especially helpful if you need to use negative numbers.
12/31/09 A new video describes how to get started with our free trial / demo mode.  We are constantly adding new videos.  Our support department says this is a very popular topic with new users.
12/30/09 See Stocks Like This to learn a lot more about the stocks and events that interest you.  Use that information with our other tools to find similar stocks and events.
12/18/09 Added the bid / ask size ratio filter.
9/24/09 Our stock screener is now available on your iPhone.
8/19/09 Added a new version of the up from the open filter aimed at finding wide range bars as they happen.
7/3/09 Added the one minute volume spike alert requested by some of our high end robot traders.
7/1/09 Released version 2.3.9 of TI Pro.  This provides better linking with the Lightspeed trading application.
6/20/09 Added several new filters aimed at longer term traders.  You can now filter stocks based on the size of a multi-day range, the stock’s position in that multi-day range, or the size of the stock’s multi-day move.
4/28/09 You can now filter stocks by how close they are to the day’s high or low.
4/22/09 The intraday day range filters are now available in both dollars and percent.
4/7/09 Added additional moving average cross alerts.
3/18/09 Released version 2.3.6 of TI Pro.

This is primarily a maintenance release.  There are several small but important improvements.  Changes include:
  • Improvements to the OddsMaker config window.
  • The external linking works better now on some newer computers.
  • The main menu now contains a list of all windows.  This is helpful if you have too many windows to show all at once.
  • Improved networking support.
  • Multiple changes to the robot, including improved graphics and more fault tolerance.
2/23/09 Added new filters based on the daily Relative Strength Index (RSI).
2/22/09 Added new filters based on yesterday’s volume.
2/3/09 Released version 2.3.4 of TI Pro.This is primarily a maintenance release.  This fixes several obscure problems.  For example, some users were having trouble connecting to our server.  This release contains improved networking code.This release contains a new version of the TDA robot.  You can now separate your longs and shorts into different windows.  And you can now see various graphical summaries of your P&L.
1/4/09 Several people have asked about the symbols that we use for preferred shares and special issues from the NYSE.  A list of these symbols is now available here.
12/31/08 Released version 2.3 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • The OddsMaker now contains more data and allows for longer hold times.
  • TDA Robot
    • The Robot is now embedded in TI Pro.
    • There were several improvements the Robot’s performance and stability.
12/10/08 We have a new version of our web based alerts.  This version includes new display features available on the config window.  And this version supports more browsers.
12/10/08 A new version of the TD Ameritrade robot is available.  This release includes important improvements to the GUI, better performance, and more stability.
11/8/08 By popular request you can now receive our stock alerts via email or SMS text message.  Click here to configure this feature for your account, or to learn more.
10/29/08 We have updated our web based software to work with Mozilla, Google Chrome, and other common web browsers.  In the past, if you did not use Microsoft Internet Explorer you would only get limited functionality and speed.  The new version of our web software works much better on these other browsers.The new web software is currently in beta.  It is available here After the beta period is over, it will replace the older web software, which is available here and other places.We have done a lot of testing with Google Chrome.  That product is also currently in beta, and is not 100% bug free, but it has worked very well for us.  If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, we suggest you upgrade to Chrome.  It is much faster.
10/20/08 Never be without your Trade-Ideas again!  http://mobile.trade-ideas.com is here.
9/27/08 The use of window specific filters use is now standardized.  All filters can be used in any the following ways.

  • Ignored – Allow symbols regardless of the value for this filter.  Leave both filters blank to see this.
  • Min – The value must be at least as high as specified.  Specify a min value and leave the max value blank to see this.
  • Max – The value cannot be any higher than specified.  Specify a max value and leave the min value blank to see this.
  • In Range – The value must be at least the minimum value and at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be greater than or equal to the min value to see this.
  • Out of Range – The value must be at least the minimum value or at most the maximum value.  Specify a min and max value, and the max value must be less than the min value to see this.

Some of the filters in the config window have changed.  If you have saved settings which use these old filters, the software will automatically convert them to the new system.  For example, if you requested stocks with a min gap down of $1.00, the software will automatically switch that to request a max gap up of -$1.00.

9/21/08 Released version 2.2 of TI Pro.  This includes the following changes.

  • Added additional status to the status window.  You can now see how much time it takes a message to get from our server to your screen.
  • Added a new view mode.  This highlights a stock the first time it appears in the window.
  • Added a search panel to the configuration window.  Now you can quickly find the alerts and filters you need.
  • Improved the integration with the Stocktickr and Assent robots.
  • And several small fixes.
9/5/08 Added new alerts.  These implement a new version of the running up and down patterns based on 1 minute candles.
9/3/08 The configuration page on our web site now has an index to help you find the alerts and filters you need.  The alerts and filters are organized by category.  Click on an icon to go to that section of the config page.  Note that some alerts and filters are in multiple categories, and some are not in any category.
8/27/08 Added new alerts for the green bar reversal (GBR) and red bar reversal (RBR) candlestick patterns.
8/18/08 Added several new filters based on fundamental data.
8/16/08 Added additional filters comparing today’s open to the previous day’s close.
8/13/08 Added new alerts based on the popular wide range bar (WRB) candlestick pattern.
8/12/08 Added new filters based on how each stock was trading yesterday.
7/25/08 Released version 2.1.5 of TI Pro.  This is a maintenance release containing numerous small fixes.
7/14/08 Added new alerts based on the NYSE market-on-close imbalances.
6/3/08 After some unfortunate neglect, our partners page has returned.  See what these companies can do for you!
5/3/08 Added several new alerts based on intra-day SMA crossings.
3/12/08 Added several market direction filters.  These are especially helpful in combination with the OddsMaker and the Robot.
3/11/08 Added Intra-day trading range filters.  This example shows stocks which were trading in a big range an hour ago, but have been calm in the last 30 minutes.
3/4/08 Added several new alerts based on 8 and 20 period SMAs.
2/12/08 Added several new filters based on intra-day moving averages and moving average crosses.
2/11/08 Added several new filters based on options volume.
10/10/07 Added minute narrow range buy bar and narrow range sell bar alerts.
10/5/07 Added bottoming tail and topping tail alerts.
10/3/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on how much the price has moved in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
10/2/07 Added new filters to find stocks based on the amount of volume they have traded in the last 5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes.
9/25/07 The new top list provides another way to find interesting stocks using Trade-Ideas.  This tool is completely free, and updates constantly throughout the day.  Here is a sample that finds stocks which are way up for the day.
9/5/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.4.  This includes improvements specifically aimed at automated trading.
5/28/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.1.

  • Minor improvements to the “Alert Window Actions” window.
  • Additional features in the OddsMaker.  Hit the “Start” button and you will see these on the “Configure OddsMaker” window.
  • You can now exclude specific symbols, or attach an alert window to a single symbol.  Select “Configure…” from the pop-up window, then the “Symbol Lists” tab to see this.
  • You can now access the “Flip” feature from the Trade-Ideas Pro “Configure Alerts” window.  The flip feature allows you to switch between a bullish strategy and a bearish strategy in one click.
  • New features on the “Options” window, available from the “Tools” menu.
    • Select your time zone.  By default we use the same settings as the rest of your computer, but you can change that.
    • Customize the way that we load and save your layout.
  • New view modes are available from the pop-up menu.

Check out the “Help” menu for more information about these and other features.

As always, there other minor improvements and bug fixes.  If you are ever experiencing problems with Trade-Ideas Pro, we suggest you start by upgrading to the latest version.

3/15/07 Added the ability to exclude symbol lists or to filter for a specific symbol in the web based productMore information.
2/24/07 Our customizable stock screener is now available as an RSS feed.
2/19/07 Added the flip feature to the web based product.
2/13/07 Added new exchanges:  OTC and Pink Sheets.
1/9/07 Added new filters based on Today’s Range.
1/7/07 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.8.  This fixes a number of small bugs.  If you have had any trouble with TI Pro, please make sure you are using the most recent version.
12/25/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Distance from Inside Market.
12/24/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Put/Call Ratio.
12/23/06 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Lifetime Range.
11/24/06 You can now embed our customizable stock screener into NetVibes or your own web page.
10/29/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro 2.0.  Summary of changes:

  • This is the first release of the OddsMaker.  Try it now, while it is still free.
  • Save and load multiple layouts.  These are ordinary files that a user can copy from one computer to another.
  • TI Pro now automatically checks for upgrades.
  • A new “Options” window replaces the “Global Actions” window and the local.ini file.
  • A single alert window can now be attached to multiple actions.
  • The external linking window and the symbol list window are now easier to use.
  • The title bar now shows more information about an alert window.  This makes the history feature easier to use.
10/15/06 Added the ability to customize the scans in our stock screener.  Click here to start from scratch, or here to see what other people are doing.
10/8/06 Released a beta version of Trade-Ideas 2.0, including the Odds Maker.  Go to the Odds Maker overview page for more information.
9/20/06 Released version 1.0 of the additional sounds for Trade-Ideas Pro.  Download these from the main Trade-Ideas Pro web page.
6/26/06
Released version 1.9 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  Major improvements:
  • Each alert window can now be attached to a different sound.
  • Each alert window can now be linked to a different set of external windows.
  • TI Pro now detects and recovers from network problems more quickly.
  • This version fixes some obscure problems which caused TI Pro to lock up for a small number of users.
6/16/06 Our first annual Learning Curve Seminar was a huge success!  More information.
3/24/06 Added Canadian data.  See the TSX and TSX Venture options.
3/21/06 Added Average True Range (ATR) filters.
3/14/06 Added hammer, hanging man, bullish engulfing, bearish engulfing, piercing pattern, and dark cloud cover alerts.
3/9/06 Added intraday up candles filters.
3/2/06 Added Trading above / below specialist alerts.
3/1/06 Added several consolidation breakout and breakdown alerts.  These alerts compliment our existing channel breakout and breakdown alerts.  The older alerts are based on our proprietary tick based analytics.  The new alerts, as requested by many users, are based on traditional technical analysis techniques.Added Doji alerts.
2/23/06 Added the Large spread alert.Added an additional filter / quality field to the Trading above and Trading below alerts.
2/22/06 Added the Unusual number of prints alert.
2/17/06 Added a signup and information page for the 1st Trade-Ideas Learning Curve Seminar.  Reserve your place today.
1/23/06 Added NR7 alerts.
1/23/06 Added Min Spread filter.
1/21/06 Released Trade-Ideas Pro version 1.8.
11/6/05 Updated the Market crossed alerts to show crossed up and crossed down conditions.
11/5/05 Added Trading above / below alerts.
11/3/05 Check out our new and easier to use free trial.  This replaces the older, email based free trial system.  You no longer need to give us your email address, and there is no longer a time limit for the free trial.
10/27/05 We now have a price list for 2006.  Sign up now to lock in the 2005 prices.
10/16/05 Added Daily Consolidation filters.
7/25/05 Released version 1.7 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This adds the history menu to Trade-Ideas Pro.  This also includes other improvements to the GUI.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
6/28/05 Added Offer stepping down (market short) alerts.
6/22/05 Added VWAP Divergence alerts.
5/16/05 Added default symbol lists, in addition to the ones you create yourself.  These are available in Trade-Ideas Pro and in the web based alerts.
5/2/05 Added Linear Regression Divergence filters to the main product and the stock screener.
4/10/05,
4/3/05
Added new alerts inspired by Precision Trading System.
3/31/05 Added new filters:  Min / Max RSI.
3/4/05 Released version 1.6 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This makes Trade-Ideas Pro accessible to more people.  If you’ve had trouble in the past, please try again.If you could connect, but some or all of the alerts data was missing, just install the new version of the software.  This problem generally applies to people outside of the United States.If you could not connect, or if the software appeared to lock up, you now have more options.  See our firewall instructions for more details.  This version adds an HTTP tunneling mode for people with very limited network access.  If your computer can see the web, you can use Trade-Ideas Pro.We have added new options to our external linking window, to allow us to link with more applications.  If you had trouble using our external connector in the past, please upgrade and try again.As always, you can get corresponding upgrades to other products.  Go to our developers’ page if you have integrated Trade-Ideas into your own application.  To upgrade other applications, go to our 3rd party upgrades page.
2/9/05 Added Post-market high / low alerts, another request from former Nexttrend users.
2/3/05 Added Pre-market high / low alerts.  This was a request from former Nexttrend users.  Nexttrend is out of business now, but their former users don’t have to live without.
1/10/05 Released version 1.5 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  See the data stream faster and more reliably than ever before.Using Trade-Ideas embedded in QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another application?  Get the same improvements from our upgrade page.
12/15/04 Released Trade-Ideas Lite.  This is a simple front end for people who want to see daily highs and lows.  Source code is available for this product, in TCL or VB, so you can use this as a starting place for your own software.
11/25/04 Released version 1.4 of Trade-Ideas Pro.  In addition to numerous GUI improvements, this version will work with more types of network connections, firewalls, ISPs, etc.
10/21/04 Added information about ATL to our For Developers page.You don’t have to be a programmer to customize our software!  Many of our samples were created by independent contractors.  If you need something specific that we don’t offer, please contact one of these contractors for help.
10/9/04 Added information for C# programmers to our For Developers page.
10/6/04 Added new filters:  Min / Max Position in Year Range.
10/2/04
Released a new version of Trade-Ideas Pro.  This includes improvements to the description column.  If you use QuoteTracker, or another product with our software embedded into it, get the upgrade here. VideoHelp Whats New
10/1/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to recent historical prices:  Min / Max Position in Previous Day’s Range, and Min / Max Position in Bollinger Bands.
9/29/04 Updated the opening range alerts.  Added the one minute version of the alerts.  Altered the definition to filter out more noise.
9/22/04 Added information for Visual BASIC programmers to our For Developers page.
9/21/04 Added new filters based on Bright Bands / daily volatility.
8/23/04
Released version 2.8 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes new chart columns, and improvements to the quality column.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, QuoteTracker, TradeStream, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.  If you are a developer, please see our developers page. VideoHelp Whats New
8/6/04 Added Bright band breakout / breakdown alerts.  These are similar to the % up / down for the day alerts, but these use volatility, rather than %.
7/29/04 Released version 2.7 of the Trade-Ideas ActiveX control.  This includes improvements to the GUI and the API, along with minor performance enhancements.  For detailed information about this upgrade, see our developers page.  If you use Trade-Ideas Pro, or another program that uses the ActiveX control, you can go directly to our upgrade page.Version 2.7 is completely backward compatible.  If you have a program which uses an older version of this library, you can install the new version of this library.  You can access the improved user interface without making any changes to the main program.
7/28/04 Added opening range breakout / breakdown alerts.
7/9/04 Added four new alert types based on trailing stops.
7/8/04 Added Count (#) filters, and added the # column to the history window.  These have the same meaning as the count column which was already in the real-time product.
7/6/04 Added the heartbeat alert.  This alert allows you to use Trade-Ideas more like a traditional stock screener.
7/3/04 Added numerous new filters based on today’s volume, volatility, range contraction / explosion patterns, and moving averages.
6/23/04
We have added several new video help lessons.  We have organized these lessons on one page so they are easier to find. VideoHelp Whats New
6/20/04 Trade-Ideas Pro is now available to the general public.  Trade-Ideas Pro offers the power and flexibility of Trade-Ideas in a traditional application.  You can switch freely between the Trade-Ideas Pro and the web based version of the alerts.
6/9/04 We performed a major overhaul of our getting started page.  You can still customize the product any way you want, but we recommend that you start from one of these proven strategies.
4/14/04 The Trade-Ideas API is now available to all users.
4/13/04 Added the count column to the alert window.
4/6/04 Added new alerts:  Crossed daily highs resistance and Crossed daily lows support.  These are related to the daily high and lows alerts, but these are more specific.
3/10/04 Added several new alerts comparing stocks to various sectors, indexes, and futures.
2/23/04 Added new running up / down (intermediate) alerts.
2/22/04 Added new filters comparing the current stock price to the daily highs and lows.
1/21/04 Added new check mark alerts.
12/31/03 Added new filters to view only stocks up or down for the day.
12/19/03 Added new filters requested by many swing traders.  These filter the stocks based on the number of consecutive days that a stock closed up or down for the day.
12/9/03 Added new alerts based on Fibonacci retracements.
11/14/03 Added decimal filters.
11/12/03 Added the recent alert window settings page.  This stores your recent settings from the configuration window.  This is automatic; you don’t have to remember to save.
11/1/03 Added more stock symbols.Originally our focus was on the higher dollar-volume stocks.  Due to popular request, we now cover most of the US equities markets.  Some of our volume based alerts now have higher standards, and only report on higher volume stocks.
10/31/03 Added new alerts:  Percent Up / Down for the Day.
10/19/03 Check out the numerous additions to our link destination page.  “Generic Option #2″ is a universal connector, linking Trade-Ideas to a large number of different trading platforms.
10/12/03
We have started to release our video help.  When you see the video help icon, click on it to see and hear more instructions on a particular topic. VideoHelp Whats New

We have started with help for our linking feature and an overview of our website.  More help is in the works.

 

Normal help is still available.  Just click on an alert icon, word “help”, or a ? for context sensitive help.

 

8/20/03 Added new alerts:  Pullback from Highs and Pullback from Lows.Added new link destinations for AB Watley, Tradestream Global, and others.
8/15/03 Added faster, more sensitive versions of the Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added Large Ask / Bid Size alerts.
8/4/03 Added a way to look up volume, volatility, and some of the other numbers that we use in our alerts.  Click here.
7/17/03 Added several gap related filters.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added options to request older alerts.  Click here for help or here for a sample.Added the “Show more alerts in the alert window” setting in the Viewing Options section of the configuration window.
5/27/03 Added Rectangle Bottom, Rectangle Top, Double Top and Double Bottom alerts.
5/25/03 Added Triangle Bottom, Triangle Top, Broadening Bottom, Broadening Top, Head and Shoulders and Inverted Head and Shoulders alerts.
5/21/03 Added alerts for intraday highs and lows.  Click here for more details.
5/12/03 Trade-Ideas is now integrated with direct access software from InstaQuote, DirectTrading, and Millennium Brokerage.The integration between Trade-Ideas and Redi Plus and RealTick are now easier to use.  The one-time setup for this feature is now much simpler.Click here to review these and other integration options.
5/4/03 Added RealTick as a link destination.  If you use RealTick, click here to link it with Trade-Ideas.  You can click on a Trade-Ideas alert, and RealTick will display more information about the stock.
5/3/03 Added dollar volume filters to the configuration page.  Click here for more details.
4/30/03 Added Crossed Above Resistance and Crossed Below Support alerts.Added additional time frames to several alerts.  This includes the channel breaks, consolidations, and volume confirmed running alerts.  These still present the old alerts, but will also look for patterns in the one day to one week time frame.
4/11/03 Updated the code for making sounds with each alert.  This code now uses the latest version of the Microsoft media player.  Sound should now work on all computers.  Pages with sound will now load faster, too.If you had trouble with sound before, please try again.  If you still have trouble, please let us know.If you do not already have the most recent version of the Microsoft media player, your computer will automatically ask you if you want to upgrade.  Hit the OK button and your computer will take care of the rest for you.
4/05/03 Added Market Crossed and Market Locked alerts.
3/30/03 If you use eSignal or REDI Plus, click here to link Trade-Ideas to those applications.  Just click to send a symbol from Trade-Ideas to eSignal or REDI Plus.
3/13/03 Click here to select a link destination.  By default when you click on a stock symbol, you will see a Yahoo! chart for that symbol.  Now you can see anything you want.
3/6/03 Added False Gap Up / Down Retracement alerts.
3/2/03 Symbol lists are now more flexible.  Attach one window to your long positions, one to your short positions, and one to both lists.  Click here for more details.
2/17/03 Added Block Trade alerts.Continuous additions to the filters available on the Config page.  Go to any alerts window and click “Config” at the top of the screen to see all options available.
1/22/03 Added new filters, including 52-week highs.  Click here to see all the new options.
1/20/03 The short term Running Up / Down alerts have changed.  The minimum criteria for reporting these are now slightly higher.  Also, the alerts now report the entire size of the move.  Previously, these alerts reported the size of the move, less the size of the spread, but many people found this confusing.  The spread is still part of the analysis behind these alerts, but the user does not have to deal with that.
1/15/03 New alerts are available.  New types of Channel Breakout / Breakdown alerts allow the user to see these events more quickly.
1/12/03 You can now add audio signals to major alerts.  Click on the Configure link in an alert window to add sounds.  Click here for more information.
1/7/03 New alerts are available.  New high bid, new low ask, gap up reversal, and gap down reversal are all completely new.  Consolidation breakdown and consolidation breakout now have more information, and can be requested independently.  Click here for more details.
1/2/03 Have questions?  Check out our new FAQ.
1/1/03 Added new filters.  Use the bid and ask size to find buying pressure and selling pressure.  Use current volume filters to find stocks trading on high volume or low volume.  The min/max volume filters were renamed to “Min Daily Volume” and “Max Daily Volume” to avoid confusion.  Click here for more details.
12/09/02 Check out the January issue of Active Trader Magazine, on newsstands now.  See their review of Trade-Ideas.
12/01/02 New options are available under Advanced Features.  Users may change their passwords or other personal information.  Users may request their passwords by email, in case they forget.Please click here to tell us more about yourself.  This will help us serve you better.
11/22/02 Trade-Ideas is in the news.  See the article about us at HedgeWorld.com.
11/12/02 Each user account may only receive data on one computer at a time.  This change will be transparent to most users.  If you need to run the software on multiple computers, create additional accounts.  If you move back and forth between computers during the day, just hit the refresh button in the browser to restart the data.This change is required to support the upcoming release.
11/11/02 Help is updated.  More details are available on configuring the software.
10/20/02 You can now list recent alerts by alert type.  Click here for more details.

Released version 3.2.119 of TI Pro. The changes include:

New connection type: “New HTTPS Mode.

Minor fixes to the Show Me window.

Minor improvement to the OddsMaker. This helps when downloading very large results.

Added window snap feature. Feature is controlled via a setting under the Options window General tab under Appearance.

Minor GUI cleanup. I.e adding and removing an ellipsis in some menu items.

Other small improvements and bug fixes; This release is highly recommended for all of our international customers.

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