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    Multi-platform symbols

    I am currently attempting to setup NT8 for multiple connections (Continuum, TDAmeritrade) and I am not sure if the TDA data is loading properly.

    I would like NT8 to pull ADSPD ($ADPSD on TDA) from TDA but it doesn't appear to want to. I read the multiple connections help guide and set my preferred data connection for both equities and indexes to TDA while leaving Continuum to handle futures.

    Anything I can do to make this work?

    #2
    Hello Convert,

    Are you showing a green dot next to the TD Ameritrade connection in the Connections menu of the Control Center?

    I'm not familiar with the ADSPD equity. Can you find a link to a google, yahoo, or tradingview page with this instrument?

    Are you able to load a chart for AAPL?

    Below is a link to the NinjaTrader 8 help guide on Data by provider which shows the supported connection technologies and the types of data these connections support.
    http://ninjatrader.com/support/helpG...y_provider.htm
    Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      I do indeed have a green dot next to TDA in the connections menu

      I can load a chart for AAPL

      I can't seem to find a chart that's web-based

      It just plots the advance/decline of the SP500 so in my mind it should be an index



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        #4
        Hello Convert,

        The NYSE Advancing Issues/Declining Issues index is the ^ADD in NinjaTrader.

        You can do a search for advance to pull up a list of these indexes in the instrument search (click the magnifying glass).
        Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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          #5
          Thank you. I've seen that one, but I'm specifically looking for the one regarding the SP500

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            #6
            Hello Convert,

            I'm not familiar with this index.

            There is an ^SP500 index.

            This thread will remain open for any community members that may be familiar with this index.
            Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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              #7
              Let me try asking this another way. How can I pull a data feed from TD Ameritrade and plot it in NT8 for a symbol that NT8 doesn't recognize out of the box?

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                #8
                Hello Convert,

                New instruments can be added in the Control Center -> Tools -> Instruments window. Click the add button.

                https://ninjatrader.com/support/help...e_database.htm
                Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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                  #9
                  Okay so after following the directions I'm still getting a blank chart when I try and load the custom symbol in NT8

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                    #10
                    Hello Convert,

                    Are you certain the symbol mapping for TD Ameritrade is correct?

                    Is the chart a minute chart?
                    Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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                      #11
                      I am indeed. I only mapped one data provider (TD Ameritrade) and set it to $ADSPD, which is exactly what I would enter in thinkorswim/TD Ameritrade to pull up that symbol on a chart

                      I am also on a 1 minute chart

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                        #12
                        Hello Convert, thanks for your reply.

                        Do you see any errors in the log tab of the Control Center? Could you post a screenshot of your instrument setup if there are no errors concerning this in the log tab?
                        Chris L.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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                          #13
                          It displays the following error whenever I try load a chart with that symbol

                          Could not get snapshot data for symbol: $ADSPD Error Message: The Security Symbol is invalid

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                            #14
                            Screenshot of instrument settings
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                              #15
                              Hi, thanks for your reply.

                              Please first try pulling up the chart as " ^ADSPD2 "

                              If that does not work, try removing the '$' symbol from your TDA mapping in the instrument settings. Its possible TDA servers will add this for you. We do not have a TDA account available to test or else I would do this myself. We can do a screen share if necessary.

                              Best regards.
                              Chris L.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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