Top 10 Features of our NinjaTrader 8 Indicators

NinjaTrader 8 IndicatorsTop 10 Features Under the Hood?Feature #1: Real Time Pattern IdentificationWe re-coded ZigZag to make this possible!The Problem:The zigzag indicator (compared to other platforms) is looking for a confirmed high / low and not the most recent high/low. This has people using NinjaTrader commenting that the zigzag indicator is lagging. This indicator built into the platform is called … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 ATM Strategy Rules – Basic to Advanced

How to Build A NinjaTrader 8 ATM StrategyWhat is A NinjaTrader 8 ATM Strategy?NinjaTrader 8 ATM Strategy is a way of automating your trade management. And that’s exactly what Automatic Trade Management stands for and for short we’ll call it ATM too. You might find this useful if you trade using our XABCD pattern suite to mange your trade to … Read More

NinjaTrader OCO Orders – A Lesson on Order Placement (2023)

OCO Orders

NinjaTrader OCO OrdersNinjaTrader OCO Orders are an advanced order type used in many platforms. We’re going to discuss how they work in NinjaTrader 8 and will show you an example of doing this with our XABCD Pattern Indicator Suite for NinjaTrader 8. If you need specific help, feel free to visit our contact us page where you can try the … Read More

Is There A NinjaTrader 8 for Mac? (2023)

NinjaTrader 8 running on a mac computer

YES!Yes you can run NinjaTrader 8 on a mac but it requires you to run some virtualization software as a layer between the NinjaTrader program and the Mac OS. Sorry Mac users, but NinjaTrader 8 can’t run directly on a Mac (you can using virtualization software), and it doesn’t appear that this is going to change any time in the … Read More

How to Use NinjaTrader Hotkeys (Basic to Advanced Setups for NinjaTrader 8)

Hotkeys NinjaTrader 8 Tutorial

Why You Need To Care About NinjaTrader HotkeysNinjaTrader Hotkeys is an important feature but far too often they will probably think of buy and sell buttons for placing orders. This is not their only practical use. In fact there can be so many applications for hotkeys as trading platforms expand.One of those primary applications you can use them for is … Read More

How To: NinjaTrader 8 Demo Accounts (2023)

Add Simulation Account

Demo Data Accounts vs Demo (Fake Money) AccountsLet’s first discuss the differences… Demo Data (Quotes)People mix up these terms all the time. Are you looking for a demo data account that gives you free quotes? or are you looking for Demo Account which gives you fake money to proactive trading? If you need a 14 day free trial for futures … Read More

What is Needed For A Day Trading Computer Setup in 2023?

Trading Computer

Desktop Machines For Day TradingSelect Your Desktop BudgetDesktop machines are by far the most popular for day traders since parts can be expanded as needed. Usually monitors also require a lot of real estate and specific graphic cards. You’ll find below our selection of desktop machines for traders that we have vetted. As an amazon associate we earn from qualifying … Read More

Audio Alerts Template for All XABCD Patterns in NinjaTrader 8

Audio Alerts Templates Are Here!These audio alert templates that we’ve made take a heck of a long, and painful process to get them all in there. Sadly there is no easy way to do this with NinjaTrader but we’ll make it easier for you!How To Import These AlertsThese audio alert templates that we’ve made take a heck of a long, … Read More

How to Control Session Break Lines on NinjaTrader 8 Charts?

Session Break Lines in NinjaTrader 8

Session Break Lines and End of Day Lines Adding or enabling session break lines can be useful to see where one session opens and the next one begins. By default these lines should be on however many people have turned them off or changed the styling so they are hard for them to see.Turning on the Session Lines in NinjaTrader … Read More

New XABCD Pattern Software for NT8 Released

Real Time and Confirmation Engines

Updates! XABCD Pattern Software – Here’s What’s New!Visit the product page for our NinjaTrader 8 XABCD Pattern Suite.Updates were pretty significant in this release! We broke away from the normal way of finding patterns and gave our users the choice. A “Real Time” Pattern Engine Can notify you of a pattern alert on the same tick that the ratios become … Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Order Entry and Different Methods (2023)

Order Entry Screen Live

NinjaTrader 8 Order Entry MethodsThe following are different ways to do your order entry in NinjaTrader 8. Master the following methods to make the most use out of your NinjaTrader 8 platform. There are a few different ways to place orders in NinjaTrader 8: The Basic Entry window Through the SuperDOM (Dynamic) The FX Board for forex traders The Chart … Read More

How to Customize the Fibonacci Retracement and Extension Levels?

Customize Fibonacci Levels

Customizing Fibonacci LevelsFibonacci retracement and extension customization doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, NinjaTrader 8 makes this very easy to do. You can also do this in MetaTrader 4 as it would work the same way. If you use a different platform and can’t figure out how to do it, drop a comment below and we’ll help you figure … Read More

NinjaTrader ZOrder and Advanced Charting

NinjaTrader ZOrder

NinjaTrader ZOrder is another way to describe how you can layer different indicators on a chart. An example of this would be if you wanted an indicator to be in front of the candlesticks or behind the candlesticks?Below you can find our free price line indicator tool for NinjaTrader 8 in the examples below. In the first example you can … Read More

Chart Templates for NinjaTrader 8 (Updated for 2023)

Chart Templates for NinjaTrader 8

Chart Templates for NinjaTrader 8These free chart templates for NinjaTrader 8 are a collection that we’ve put together. Some were based off our users who submitted their templates for us to collect and compile together. If you have any that you would like to submit, please feel free to contact us to submit your template files.Download Templates(One Click Download)Installing Chart … Read More

5 Tips for Charting in NinjaTrader 8 You Need To Know

NinjaTrader Tips and Tricks

5 Tips for Charting in NinjaTrader 8 That Will Come in Extremely Handy!Here are 5 Charting in Ninjatrader 8 tips that we put together while using the platform. Leave us a comment below if there are any other good tricks that you can share.Free Chart MovementThe control button holds secret powers in NinjaTrader 8. It’s probably one of the most … Read More