How It Works
Whether you’re an experienced investor or just getting started in the world of stock market trading, chances are you’re always looking for ways to make smarter, better trades. At TradeStops, we offer two levels of accounts that give you the tools you need to become a more informed – and successful – investor.
Our Trailing Stops Only account lets you monitor all of your positions and portfolios as well as set and receive alerts on trailing stops so you can always know the ideal time to sell. By upgrading to TradeStops Complete, you gain access to an entire suite of additional tracking and alert options so you can always know exactly what’s happening with each and every position you own.
No matter which account level you choose, you’ll be able to take advantage of the proven research tools, tracking and monitoring capabilities, and expert guidance that TradeStops offers. Take control of your investments, and make more confident and informed trading decisions with all of the powerful tools and benefits that TradeStops has to offer.
1. Tracks your price and performance targets so you don't have to.
At TradeStops, we know that you have better things to do than spend your time worrying about your portfolio positions. That's why we've developed an automated system for tracking your stocks and alerting you when the time is right to make a change. Whether you need to know when to get in or out, TradeStops can help you track all of the following situations:
|Price Triggers||Time Triggers||
Volume and Moving
|Trailing Stops*||Specific Date||Volume Spikes|
|Percentage Gain/Loss||# of Calendar Days||10, 50 and 200 day MAs|
|Dollar Gain/Dollar Loss||# of Trading Days||Close above/below MA|
|Fixed Price Triggers||# of Profitable Opens/Closes||MA Crossovers|
* Trailing Stop triggers are featured in both our Trailing Stops Only service and in TradeStops Complete. All other triggers are only available in TradeStops Complete.
2. Easy to use.
TradeStops was designed to be the most user-friendly service on the market. Once logged in, you will manage your account via a small handful of data entry and alert setup screens, complete with a useful help file.
Take a look at the TradeStops video tutorial to get a better feeling for how our system functions.
3. Takes the guesswork out of trading
With trailing stops, you’ll always know exactly when to sell – no more guessing or operating on unreliable hunches. Never again will you hold on too long, letting small losses get out of hand, or sell too soon and leave money on the table.
To learn more about trailing stops, visit our info center.
4. Sends alerts to email or cell phone.
Once you've set up your alerts, you will be asked to decide if you would like TradeStops to notify you when your alert triggers have been met via email, cell phone, or both. Additionally, you can have alerts sent to your broker - a great way to not have your orders in the market while still maintaining your discipline.
5. Track your entire portfolio
TradeStops lets you track more than just the positions with alerts. Upload your entire portfolio for convenient monitoring of every stock you own – and of your portfolio as a whole. Get updated prices on every stock in your portfolio, keep track of your gain/loss statements, and keep track of trends and recent performance data.
6. Tracks alerts in U.S., London and Canadian equities, U.S. mutual funds and more.
TradeStops currently provides alerts on U.S. and Canadian equities and mutual funds. Each evening at 9 p.m. EST, TradeStops receives a download of the most reliable data in the industry from CSI Data. After evaluation, emails are distributed for any alerts whose criteria have been met. You will have the alerts in plenty of time to take any needed market action the following day.
7. Research tools at your fingertips
We firmly believe that more information leads to better trading decisions. Our cutting edge charts allow you to not only view detailed and interactive reports of your current holdings, but also help you research future investments with the ability to view and even apply hypothetical scenarios to past performance data.
8. Affordable and risk-free.
With service options ranging from $149.00 to $299.00 per year, TradeStops is an affordable investment-tracking tool. Considering that just one missed opportunity to buy or sell a key position can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars, TradeStops is an unbelievable bargain.
You can start putting the power of TradeStops to work for you with no risk whatsoever. We will gladly refund your fees for any reason within the first 60 days of service.
It’s time to take the guesswork out of trading. Become a more confident, informed investor with the tools you need to make smart decisions that will help you reach your investing goals. To sign up or learn more about our services, including the valuable benefits of TradeStops Complete, click here.
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