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What is a Tick?

A tick is the minimum increment that an instrument can fluctuate. Whether the instrument price is moving up, or down, its tick value represents what each movement is worth in terms of dollars.

For example, the E-mini S&P 500 (ES) futures contract has a tick size of 0.25 with a tick value of $12.50. Thus, each time the instrument moves, it will do so in 0.25 increments, and each movement represents $12.50.Read More

Add Indicators to the NinjaTrader 8 Beta SuperDOM!

One of the 500+ user driven enhancements featured in NinjaTrader 8 Beta is the ability to add price action indicators to visually display values in the SuperDOM!

Current NinjaTrader users familiar with adding an indicator to a chart will feel right at home when adding an indicator to a SuperDOM as the process is largely identical. Read More

Analyze Price Action on Multiple Timeframes with Global Drawing Objects

NinjaTrader is equipped with a number of native drawing tools to aid in your technical analysis.

Drawing Objects can be applied to a specific chart or to the chart of the same instrument. When a drawing object is applied to all charts of the same instrument, it is considered global.

When analyzing price action on multiple timeframes for a particular instrument, consider activating “Global Drawing Objects” which will allow you to keep your analysis consistent and prove to be a nice timesaver in the long run. Read More

Practice, Practice, Practice with Market Replay!

Malcom Gladwell, staff writer at The New Yorker & author of bestseller, Outliers, popularized the theory that it requires 10,000 hours of practice for one to become a master of a particular skill.

Just like any other skillset, if you want to master trading, it requires practice. However, with the markets only producing a limited amount of live data per day, reaching that 10,000 hour threshold can appear daunting at best. Read More

Get Started with NinjaTrader 8 Beta!

Currently in Beta, NinjaTrader 8 represents the future of NinjaTrader as our next generation desktop trading platform. NinjaTrader 8 was built from the ground up and boasts over 500 user driven features and enhancements all wrapped with a modern look and feel. Although we have made large advancements with NinjaTrader 8, existing users will fell right at home as the general user experience has remained intact.

Below you will find links to a full suite of resources designed to help you get started with NinjaTrader 8 Beta: Read More

Harness the Power of Semi-Automated Trading

Automated Trading has taken the industry by storm over the last few years. Both discretionary and automated trading have their benefits depending on one’s trading style, risk capital and stomach for trusting a robot do the work for you. But what about a middle of the road approach that combines the best of both worlds?Read More

Mandatory Update for All NinjaTrader Users

NinjaTrader is required to change a SSL certificate that is used in validating your license resulting in a mandatory software update. All users must update to version 7.0.1000.31 prior to Saturday, February 27th. Failure to do so will result in disruption of service.Read More