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

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

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 Demo Asking For License

Is NinjaTrader 8 Asking For A Demo License Key?We have seen this on a number of occasions but can’t pinpoint the exact steps to reproduce. Sometimes NinjaTrader when using the free demo key will ask for a license key. This often confuses people but we can help you get back up and running.What License Key Should You Use?Do you have … Read More

Ripple (XRP) in NinjaTrader 8

How to get the Ripple (XRP/USD) inside of NinjaTrader 8?The ripple is one of the worlds largest digital currencies by market capitalization. It was ranked as the 3rd in a report that was done by on January 31st, 2018. We’ll show you how to add this into NinjaTrader 8 for free to do your technical analysis.Setting Up The Connection … Read More

Using Safe Mode in NinjaTrader 8 for Troubleshooting

What is Safe Mode in NinjaTrader?Safe mode is used when you can’t start up NinjaTrader 8. For instance, you try to start it and the program crashes right away and you need to adjust orders. It’s also fantastic for troubleshooting. For instance, if you are having performance issues, safe mode can be really useful since it doesn’t load any 3rd … Read More

Drawing XABCD Patterns Automatically or Manually?

xabcd pattern software

Scanning Automatically vs Drawing XABCD Patterns ManuallyScanning patterns automatically vs manually is going to be a choice for each trader. The good news is the software we produce for NinjaTrader 8 will give you the flexibility to do it how you chose. Let’s look at the pro’s and con’s of each.Advantages of Automatic XABCD Pattern DetectionDetect Large Quantities of PatternsWith … Read More

What You Need to Understand About NinjaTrader 8 Backtesting?


The Limitations Behind NinjaTrader 8 BacktestingNinjaTrader 8 backtesting is a common practice with traders but is it going to produce results that are useful? Traders will use backtesting to try and test strategies and this practice has been going on for quite some time.Although past results do not mean the same will hold true for future results; most traders used … Read More

How to Save Time and Get XABCD Pattern Alerts Working For You?

XABCD Pattern Before

How We Do Automatic XABCD Pattern Alerts?Our pattern alerts happen automatically the exact second all the ratios are valid. You’ll see nothing on your chart, and then a second later you might see a pattern alert trigger.×TIP 1 Yes, the pattern automatically gets drawn on your chart and it will do the hard work for you. Just attach the indicator … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Data Providers for 2023

Data Providers: Market SupportFuturesKinetick Bar Chart IQ Feed eSignal InteractiveFOREXKinetick Bar Chart IQ Feed eSignal FXCM Interactive OandaStocksKinetick Bar Chart IQ Feed eSignal Interactive TDA NSE: Global datafeeds True Data CryptoKinetick Bar Chart IQ Feed eSignal FXCM Interactive OandaCFDsKinetick Bar Chart IQ Feed eSignal FXCM Interactive OandaData Providers: Trials for NinjaTraderThese links are not affilate links, so … Read More

Get A NinjaTrader App on Your Mobile Phone?

NinjaTrader 8 Running On Mobile Phone

Where Is The NinjaTrader 8 Mobile App?Have you been looking on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store for a NinjaTrader 8 mobile app? You won’t be able to find one as there isn’t an app for NinjaTrader. However, that doesn’t matter because you can still run NinjaTrader 8 on your mobile.The NinjaTrader Mobile SolutionNinjaTrader is a very advanced … Read More