Resources to help you get started

Education can empower traders with the tools and knowledge they need to help them compete in the markets. Although TradeStation does not directly provide significant trader educational presentations or courses, you can find a wealth of such resources at our affiliate, YouCanTrade, an educational electronic media publication, portal and community for self-directed online investors and traders. YouCanTrade’s educational offerings include:

  • Learning by watching live trading demonstrations by “coaches” with experience in various types of markets and trading approaches
  • Text service to keep you up-to-date on demonstrated trading strategies which interest you
  • Ability to interact and ask questions*
  • Courses, blogs, and other educational materials
  • Free webinars
  • Being part of a community of traders

*No personal or customized advice or recommendations are given.

At YouCanTrade, you can discover a diverse community of traders and coaching channels that can help you improve your skills and knowledge to help you try to better achieve your trading goals.

“How-to” Courses about TradeStation on YouCanTrade

TradeStation also hosts channels on YouCanTrade to help you get started using TradeStation and teach you about many of the powerful functions and features TradeStation offers through its online tools.

Getting Started

TradeStation hosts on its own YouCanTrade channel, “Getting Started with TradeStation”, so you can quickly get up to speed with TradeStation’s platform and tools. Watch, learn, and get your questions answered with guided support.

  • The basics of setting up your platform
  • How to search for trading opportunities
  • How to place orders and manage your account

Mastering TradeStation

TradeStation also hosts on its own YouCanTrade channel, “Mastering TradeStation”, so you can better use TradeStation to trade the way you want to trade. Get the support you need to help you get the most out of TradeStation scanning, charting, and numerous other tools you can use for your trading needs.

Other useful resources to help you get the best out of your TradeStation experience:

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Market Insights

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Market Knowledge Center

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Support Forums

Plug into the skills and experience of other traders and educators to jump start your trading.

TradingApp® Store

Discover a marketplace of indicators and trading strategies created by independent developers that are easy to integrate and download into your TradeStation platform, hosted by TradeStation Technologies, Inc.