TradeStation Securities, Inc.

TradeStation’s desktop platform delivers all the power, speed and flexibility active traders demand: dynamic market-scanning tools, fully customizable charting, fast and reliable trade execution, advanced order management and fully automated strategy trading. 

Enter the markets with confidence

In the TradeStation Platform, you can test your ideas before ever placing your first trade.

Chart your own path

With EasyLanguage®, TradeStation’s proprietary computer language designed for traders, you can write your very own program to back-test and automate your boldest trading ideas.

Find opportunities – fast

TradeStation’s powerful RadarScreen® scans for trading opportunities in real-time. We combined the power of computer-based trading algorithms with the efficiency of a quote window.

Key features of TradeStation’s desktop platform

Our award-winning technology is powerful and reliable


With RadarScreen, trading opportunities have nowhere to hide. RadarScreen continuously monitors and ranks up to 1,000 symbols in real-time, based on more than 180 fully customizable technical and fundamental indicators, as well as virtually unlimited amounts of your own custom criteria, through EasyLanguage.


    TradeStation’s proprietary easy-to-learn programming language designed for traders allows you to design customized indicators and trading strategies using English-like statements.

    Strategy Back-Testing

    Through TradeStation, you can back-test, optimize, and fully automate your trade ideas across any stock or future with decades of historical market data – before you ever make your first trade.


    The Matrix is the “Swiss Army Knife” of trading tools, combining the benefits of a detailed market depth window, a highly advanced order-entry tool, and a precise order-tracking system – all in one, single view. The Matrix is the fastest way to enter or change an order, with single click and/or drag and drop simplicity.

    OptionStation® Pro

    Our cutting-edge, powerful, options analysis application helps take the guesswork out of trading options. Visualize the options markets in a new way with visual options chains that highlight your strategy’s probability to break even across a series of expirations.

    Simulated Trading Mode

    Simulated trading gives you the ability to design and test your trading plan, hone your trading skills, and execute simulated demo trades with the same high-quality market data – without risking a penny.

    TradeStation TradingApps

    When using TradeStation’s desktop platform, all desktop users automatically have access to our trading apps, free of charge! These apps and indicators are available in the TradingApp Launcher, or accessed through studies which can be added to the desktop platform’s analysis tools.

    Explore these complementary trading apps when using TradeStation’s desktop platform:

    • VideoStation
    • Intraday Short Locate
    • Market Insights
    • TSAlgos
    • Feedback
    • Next Earnings Date Studies

    What’s new with TradeStation 10 Desktop?

    All-new user interface
    Our workflow-optimized interface makes TradeStation easier to use than ever before. It’s beautiful yet practical, using high contrast to push the most relevant information out in front.

    Streamlined updates
    TradeStation 10’s all-new update process allows your TradeStation software to update seamlessly, so you can access the latest innovations without skipping a beat.