Mar 14, 2018

Update your Trade Ideas to add Swing Exits to your charts!

Written by Katie Gomez

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A new Trade Ideas Pro AI version is available in beta.

Download v2.2.28 to add Smart Exits to your charts.

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Read all the changes in 4.2.28 since 4.2.5:

  • Renamed application to Trade-Ideas Pro AI.

  • The default download is now a 64-bit build. A 32-bit build is also available.  The 32-bit version of 4.x will be automatically uninstalled during the installation.  You will need to re-enter your user settings when upgrading from Trade Ideas Pro to Trade Ideas Pro AI.

  • Premium subscriptions have a maximum of 20 charts.  Standard subscriptions still only gets a maximum of 10.

  • Fix “out of memory” exceptions associated with the WebLink and Options windows.

  • Added logic to catch and correct corrupt user settings file at startup.

  • Minor changes in the Alert and Multi-Strategy History context menu.  Now history menu items behave like radio buttons where only one menu item can be checked at a time. Now menu items are renamed differently during weekends and at the start of the trading week. Also added an “All” history item which perform a history request to get all history results.

  • Improved code in multiple windows to reduce exceptions due to “collection changed” and “index out of range”.

  • Updated the AI Strategies and Strategy Trades windows as follows:

    • Added a filtered trade count to the title of the AI Strategies window.

    • Renamed columns “Profit Percent” to “Risk Off Profit Percent” and “Time Stop” to “Timed Exit” in the Strategy Trades window.

    • Added coloring on last price that takes into account the TRADE_ZONE parameter.

    • Added icons to Exit Reason fields.

    • Fixed bug that was not allowing the Profit Save icon(s) to show properly.

    • Add context menus to the AI Strategies window grid to open predefined Strategy Trades Open and Strategy Trade Closed windows.  New default windows saved in Shared Default Files folder.

    • Improved grid formatting.

    • Fixed bug that caused Risk On and Risk Off charts to be SLIGHTLY different in the AI Strategies window.

    • Fixed an unhandled exception “Sequence contains no elements” associated with the AI Strategy Trades window.

    • Fix surfing row highlighting in the AI Strategy Trades window.

    • Change “Closed” in Strategy Trades window title to “Risk Off Closed”.

    • Fixed an unhandled exception “Sequence contains no elements” associated with the AI Strategy Trades window.

    • Added support to get today’s AI trades history in the Strategy Trades window.  Now today’s AI trades history is available after the close of the market.

  • Made the following updates to the Trade Ideas Brokerage Plus:

    • Rename “Trade-Ideas Brokerage Plus to “Brokerage Plus”.

    • Fixed bug in trading strategy where the time stop was one day off.

    • Fixed bug where a number less than the Time Stop Exit Days track bar could be used.

    • Enable the Trailing Stop orders.

    • Changed Exit Reason label to Risk Off Exit.

    • Time stops are working properly again.

    • Added support for “My Holdings” special symbol list.

    • Orders now have the OutsideRth set to true to allow execution in pre/post market.

    • Trailing stop orders now work properly – price is set to a price difference rather than the starting price.

    • New executions are now added to the My Holdings special symbol list.

    • Changed exit orders from single item to List<TradeOrder> on each exit type.

    • Fixed connection issue that would prevent IB gateway connection from occurring.

    • Added option to use SENT or FILLED orders for the order throttle in a trading strategy.

    • Added entry stop and entry stop limit order types.

    • Fixed bug in GetOcaGroups which would cause different OCA groups to be used for exit orders assigned via the context menu.

    • Hiding Advanced Exits options unless you are in development mode.

    • Fixed bug where closing a position would leave an exit order uncancelled.

    • Fixed bug where the Brokerage Plus window would not become visible when a default layout file was not available.

  • Made the following updates to the Charts window:

    • Added a “Heart” feature in the Chart windows.  Click on the heart icon in the upper left-hand corner to add and remove symbol to/from the “my Liked” symbol list.

    • Added Indicators to the chart windows.  Users can add Average Volume, EMA, RSI, SMA, Volume, and VWAP to new chart areas or in existing chart areas.

    • New status line is displayed at the top of the main chart area.

    • Avoid overflow exception while chart is minimized and is surfing.

    • Fixed bug where the status line was not cleared after a new symbol was entered via symbol linking.

    • Apply transparency to the trade loss and trade profit background colors.

    • Fixed jumping bug due to status line clearing and then quickly setting its normal height again when changing symbols.

    • Fixed bug in chart area mins and maxes with small number of bars.

    • Fixed _updateTimer in Charts to only reset when it receives an update.

    • Added arrow at bottom right of chart when in historical mode.  Clicking it gets you to current time view.

    • Fixed stack overflow exceptions when loading specific Holly symbols.

    • Chart area resizer annotations now change from transparent to gray when hovering.

    • Fixed bug where top list price would make the last price annotation jump around in a confusing way.

    • Now only adjust last price annotation when pre/post not displaying and received data is from pre/post.

    • Hovering over the heart when a symbol is liked now shows solid red heart.

    • Applied changes that should improve stability.

    • Fix current price on the daily chart during the premarket and postmarket.

    • Fixed bug where top list request for last price could continue after a chart is closed down.

    • Fixed bug where a 50 period SMA would be cutoff and not continue all the way to the left hand side of the chart.

    • Fixed hidden exception when there are not enough bars to show a longer term indicator.  This caused the chart to stop responding after showing historical data.

    • Fixed a bug where the chart area under the main chart area had an extra grid line.

    • Added Swing Exit to the daily charts.

    • Now charts will display data starting around 7 AM Eastern.

  • Top List titles and the Top List DateTimePicker will display military time when military time display is selected in the Options window.

  • The external linking window no longer opens automatically after clicking on a symbol  when there are no active external links or no symbol linking enabled windows.

  • The Send To External link context menu will open the external link window relative to the Alert, Top List, or MS windows if there are no active external links or no defined external links.

  • The Send To External link context menu will open the external link window relative to the Alert, Top List, or Multi-Strategy windows if there are no active external links or no defined external links.

  • Pass the custom column colors to Alert windows created via the Multi-Strategy window.

  • Added logic to catch exceptions when trying to open the Options window from the main toolbar menu.

  • Fix bug with the upgrade information in the Options form showing as unknown and the upgrade button disabled.

  • Appended to the product name label if it is a 32-bit or 64-bit build in the About window.

  • Improve saving and loading compatibility of windows or layouts containing AI Strategy Trades windows between the web and desktop versions.

  • Fix “Index was outside the bounds of the array” exception when a user’s local time separator was something other that “:” (e.g. “.” for Norwegian).

  • Fix KeyNotFoundExceptions associated with grid row data handling.

  • Change “Comm” to “Comm/Trade” and “Slippage” to Comm/Share” in the plot legend in the OddsMaker Results form.

  • Change “Commission” to “Commission/Trade” and “Slippage” to “Commission/Share” in the labels of the OddsMaker Results form.

  • Fix bug when user closes the application via the taskbar “Close all windows in this display”.  Causing the default saved layout to contain only a zero size toolbar window.

  • Improved sound actions defaults. Also the sound file text box allows the user to read and copy the sound file location information.

  • Replace “Use My Favorites” with “Use All Available Columns” in the Columns In Results section of the Advanced tab in the Configure OddsMaker window.