NinjaTrader Pricing and What You Can’t See

Hidden NinjaTrader 8 Brokerage

What is the cost of NinjaTrader software?NinjaTrader’s pricing structure underwent a significant transformation with the introduction of NinjaTrader 8.1 on March 4, 2023. Watch our extremally popular release video to get caught up with all the changes.For anyone that owns a software license before that 8.1 release, you get grandfathered into the old pricing model. No need to be concerned … Read More

Pattern Trading Unveiled: Exploring M and W Pattern Trading

W Pattern Trading Explained

What Are M and W Patterns in Trading, and How Do They Form?M and W pattern trading is done when price action has created a shape on your chart that looks like the letter “M” or the opposite, the letter “W”. They should be pretty obvious looking too with clear price movements and changes in direction as shown in the … Read More

NinjaTrader 8.1 Setup Guide For New Traders (2023)

quick start guide to ninjatrader 8

First Step A few assumptions are going to be made – mainly that you’re very new and that your looking at installing NinjaTrader to trade with a simulation account and not a real money trading account. So were not going to be discussing brokers but assuming you just want a way to try everything out. Knowing this, let’s get going!Is … Read More

How to Hold onto Winning Trades Longer

hold onto trades longer

Hold onto Winning Trades or Should You Bail?This is the single biggest thing that will probably turn your trading around. It’s not the strategy, its not how to have a better entry point like most people think – but from everything I’ve seen helping educate traders – it all has to do with how you deal with the card you … Read More

How To Get NinjaTrader Live Data For Free

ninjatrader free data on screen

How Do I Get Live Data on NinjaTrader 8?Since NinjaTrader released 8.1 there have been some changes to how free data is distributed. The information below for each market data has been updated to reflex these changes as well as all the links and content. We will continue to update these as changes are made without delay.Futures: When you create … Read More

NinjaTrader 8.1 Release Came Out…

NinjaTrader 8.1 Release

Update: 8.1 is Released!A number of critical showstopper issues were fixed in and a lot of 3rd party indicators are now working. It seems they are also saving the username in the login – but still no option to save the password or bypass that login screen all together. You might want to consider subscribing to our newsletter in … Read More

How to get the Dollar Index (DX or DXY) on NinjaTrader 8?


Can You Get The Dollar Index Inside NinjaTrader 8?Yes You can get the dollar index (DX) into NinjaTrader. You can get almost everything possible into NinjaTrader as long as you have a data provider that will supply the data. This is one of the reason why the NinjaTrader platform is pretty popular.How Much Is the US Dollar Index (DX) per … Read More

NinjaTrader Chart Not Updating with Live Data


Are your charts lagging or not updating? One issue that some users have reported is that the charts on their NinjaTrader platform are not updating. This can be frustrating and make it difficult for traders to make informed decisions. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the possible reasons why this issue might occur and what you can … Read More

What Is The Best Chart Pattern To Trade?

Best Chart Pattern - ETP-4 Extension Time Pattern

The best chart pattern to trade that we like is the ETP-4 XABCD Pattern as shown above, which will give you a lot of options but also allow you to maintain consistency in your approach with a very specific rule set. This pattern also will be able to tell you when the chart pattern is no longer valid and has … Read More

Free NinjaTrader Indicators You Must Use in 2023

Free NinjaTrader Indicators

Ninjatrader 8 as a platform has a huge vast amount of 3rd party providers who have developed programs for their platform and many free NinjaTrader indicators exist. Which are the best? The top 3 we have listed below that many traders have told us they just simply can not trade without. The indicators below take a lot of work out … Read More

Head-to-Head Comparison Between Tradingview and NinjaTrader in 2023

TradingView vs NinjaTrader

Pro’s and Con’s of TradingView Vs NinjaTraderTradingView and NinjaTrader are two different platforms – each with their own pro’s and con’s. So let’s discuss their strengths and weaknesses. We’re going to be comparing Tradingview Premium with NinjaTrader 8. We have broke these down into a few different categories:Matching Traders: NinjaTrader vs TradingView PlatformsTradingView vs NinjaTrader – Cost AnalysisOrder Types Supported … Read More

5 Steps to Improving Your Day Trading Risk Management

Risk Management in Trading

Day Trading Risk Management TipsTrying to figure out your day trading risk management plan? Well you’re in the right place. You might be new to trading, or been doing this for a while but the fact your even considering learning about risk puts you far beyond most traders. Yes, these risk management techniques we use with our xabcd patterns. However … Read More

Trading Consistently And How To Do It Regularly

Trading Consistently

You must learn to master how to do trading consistently. So no surprise, consistency is the highest ranked element traders need. You can get a full list of all 54 elements with the XABCD Periodic Table that is available as a free download. Here are 5 tips below that can help you with trading consistently as the most important element … Read More

Cheapest Futures Data for NinjaTrader 8 in 2023

cheap futures data

Looking for Cheap Futures Data inside NinjaTrader?I’ll show you how to get real-time cheap futures data feed, however, let’s be clear about one thing first. There is no such thing as free futures data. This is because any real-time market data is handled by the exchanges themselves. They need to pay their employees and thus, nothing from them will be … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Data Feeds – The Complete Guide

data feeds complete guide for ninjatrader 8

Every Question Answered on NT8 Data Feed ProvidersData feeds in NinjaTrader 8 will be discussed below along with the most commonly asked questions. You can use a data feed provider or you can use a broker and we’ll talk about the differences below as well give you an idea on cost. Futures Data for NinjaTrader Yes Futures Traders can get … Read More

Difference Between XABCD Patterns vs Elliott Wave

Elliot wave vs XABCD Patterns

Comparing XABCD Patterns to Elliott WaveWe’ve recently spoken to a bunch of Elliott Wave traders, and have heard many have been moving in droves to use patterns. A large portion of those have turned specifically to XABCD Trading and these patterns specifically. But why? What are the differences between elliott wave and xabcd patterns?There are many differences to point out … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Performance Tips You Need To Know (2023)

NinjaTrader 8 Performance

NinjaTrader 8 Performance Biggest Tips14 Biggest NinjaTrader 8 Performance TipsNinjaTrader 8 performance out of the box is amazing. However during the customization of the platform, we users might make changes that impact that performance which was original from when we first installed the platform. Following these steps will help you bring that performance back to when you had first installed … Read More

Candlestick Patterns and Their Biggest Problems

classical chart patterns

Biggest Problems with Classic Candlestick PatternsThere are two types of candlestick patterns. The first type is your classic candlestick patterns, the second are our XABCD patterns. When we talk about candlestick patterns that have problems, we’re talking about the classic patterns. These are your problem patterns: cup with handle double bottoms/tops saucers head and shoulders triangles flags XABCD Patterns actually … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks for NinjaTrader 8

We have a full youtube channel of tips and tricks for NinjaTrader 8 but here are a few were going to put together for easy reference. Renaming tabs, Automatic Backups, Days until rollover are all on the list to cover today.Renaming Tabs in NinjaTrader 8Renaming is very easy but also pretty powerful. Typically the way NinjaTrader is setup is to … Read More

Selected Events for XABCD News Pro

XABCD News Pro

“Select Events” Feature Now Available in XABCD News ProOur latest update for the XABCD News Pro indicator is now out and includes “Select Events”. This will give you the ability to have only the news on your chart that you want to see.Before in the past you could choose to show events based off low, medium or high priority alerts. … Read More