Anybody know of a good charting program?

Mr. Crabs

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The broker defaulted programs aren't cutting it for me. Anyone know of a charting program that has real time to the tick? I also need it to have the ability to chart single currencies by themselves in relation to the market. For example I would like to be able to see the chart for the EUR / USD by the tick, as well as a chart for the EUR by itself and the USD by itself that updates by the tick.

Can somebody please help me?:?:
:!:
 

Mr. Crabs

Established member
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I downloaded some demos but I still can't find a decent program.

Anyone have a favorite program?

Does anyone even use charting software outside of their basic broker defaulted program?
 

ChattiFX

Member
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I downloaded some demos but I still can't find a decent program.

Anyone have a favorite program?

Does anyone even use charting software outside of their basic broker defaulted program?

Hi,

I use the Advanced Charts through my IG Index & IG Markets account which are basically ProRealtime and MetaTrader with my Alpari SB account.

ProRealtime - I have used for a while. I found it easy to learn how to code indicators, backtesting, screeners etc. I use it more for long term (EOD) strategies but that's more because I prefer to use an EA on shorter term trading.

Metatrader4 - It took a bit of getting used to but I like the aesthetics and if you learn how to code it is very adaptable but I don't have the time (or patience) to learn how to code indicators and EA's. I either search forums or I found a guy in the US who's fee's are pretty low and he codes things if there is anything I can't find for free. I use MT4 for short term (5 Min - 1 Hr) strategies.

I think Ninja trader is meant to be good but I've never used it so can't comment.

Hope that is of some use.

Cheers.
 

ctlpast

Member
96 1
The broker defaulted programs aren't cutting it for me. Anyone know of a charting program that has real time to the tick? I also need it to have the ability to chart single currencies by themselves in relation to the market. For example I would like to be able to see the chart for the EUR / USD by the tick, as well as a chart for the EUR by itself and the USD by itself that updates by the tick.

Can somebody please help me?:?:
:!:

On Dealbook 360 by GFT you can certainly chart the EUR / USD by the tick.
Not sure what you mean "a chart for the EUR by itself"
 
Hi
I Use Thomson Reuters Meta Stock. In fact take a look at a website called Forex Trading tv that uses the Reuters charts for all their technical analysis. I think Reuters Will be great, News + Analysis. They have a retail product specifically for forex.

Cheers
 

up-down

Member
63 3
The broker defaulted programs aren't cutting it for me. Anyone know of a charting program that has real time to the tick? I also need it to have the ability to chart single currencies by themselves in relation to the market. For example I would like to be able to see the chart for the EUR / USD by the tick, as well as a chart for the EUR by itself and the USD by itself that updates by the tick.

Can somebody please help me?:?:
:!:

try netdania.com //best for me, free.
try proRealtime.com // Free+paid.
 

Mr. Crabs

Established member
598 3
Hi,

I use the Advanced Charts through my IG Index & IG Markets account which are basically ProRealtime and MetaTrader with my Alpari SB account.

ProRealtime - I have used for a while. I found it easy to learn how to code indicators, backtesting, screeners etc. I use it more for long term (EOD) strategies but that's more because I prefer to use an EA on shorter term trading.

Metatrader4 - It took a bit of getting used to but I like the aesthetics and if you learn how to code it is very adaptable but I don't have the time (or patience) to learn how to code indicators and EA's. I either search forums or I found a guy in the US who's fee's are pretty low and he codes things if there is anything I can't find for free. I use MT4 for short term (5 Min - 1 Hr) strategies.

I think Ninja trader is meant to be good but I've never used it so can't comment.

Hope that is of some use.

Cheers.

IG markets looks good thanks I bookmarked it.

Also pro real time looks great thanks a lot bookmarked that as well.
 

Lord Flasheart

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IMHO it purely depends on you budget.CGQ is about £600pcm and esignal is about $80,both with exchanges fees to be added. The best free one is probably metatrader
 

Mr. Crabs

Established member
598 3
Hi
I Use Thomson Reuters Meta Stock. In fact take a look at a website called Forex Trading tv that uses the Reuters charts for all their technical analysis. I think Reuters Will be great, News + Analysis. They have a retail product specifically for forex.

Cheers

I'm looking into it very nice.

Thanks a million.
 

Mr. Crabs

Established member
598 3
IMHO it purely depends on you budget.CGQ is about £600pcm and esignal is about $80,both with exchanges fees to be added. The best free one is probably metatrader

I'm simply looking for the best program to suit my needs.

Price doesn't matter.

I've got almost 3 years to practice this before I open with real money.

No way I'm jumping in this before becoming completely confident and professional with my abilities.

I'll check those out.

Thanks.
 

Tradesight

Newbie
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I agree with Lord Flash above. I've used many different platforms over the years and settled with eSignal which I currently use. FWIW I believe eSignal now owns CQG.

Many traders fail because they don't have the proper tools for the job which is really a shame. The problem with the broker sponsored platforms is that they are really just a convince for their account holders. I guess at some point one broker rolled out a free charting platform and then the other brokers had to respond to compete. The problem with the broker platforms is that the brokers make their money from account holders commissions.

The dedicated non-broker charting packages have to stand on their own merit and by definition have to be value-added to retain customers. Bloomberg is the very best but is expensive and most traders don't need all the analytic.

eSignal IMHO is the best bang for the buck.

Rich
 

Mr. Crabs

Established member
598 3
I agree with Lord Flash above. I've used many different platforms over the years and settled with eSignal which I currently use. FWIW I believe eSignal now owns CQG.

Many traders fail because they don't have the proper tools for the job which is really a shame. The problem with the broker sponsored platforms is that they are really just a convince for their account holders. I guess at some point one broker rolled out a free charting platform and then the other brokers had to respond to compete. The problem with the broker platforms is that the brokers make their money from account holders commissions.

The dedicated non-broker charting packages have to stand on their own merit and by definition have to be value-added to retain customers. Bloomberg is the very best but is expensive and most traders don't need all the analytic.

eSignal IMHO is the best bang for the buck.

Rich

I gotta admit eSignal does look pretty sweet.
 
 
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