Our Trading Simulator* Lets You Test Your Skills
Learn to trade without jeopardizing real money
TradeStation Securities, Inc.
You don’t have to risk a single dollar with our trading simulator — try out new ideas and advanced strategies using simulated virtual currency. Choose between real-time or back-testing tactics with one of the industry’s largest historical market databases.
Your simulated trading account includes data entitlements, so it looks (and feels) just like live trading.
You don’t have to be an investment expert. Use our free trading simulator to practice buying and selling without the risk of losing any capital.
Unlimited paper trading dollars
Add as many simulated dollars to your simulated account as you want.
Back-test stock, options, and futures trading strategies by engaging with decades of historical market data. TradeStation has one of the largest such databases in the industry!
Unlimited learning potential with paper trading
Simulated trading — originally called paper trading, as trade simulations were done on paper — allows users to test new markets, trading tools, and trading styles.
- Back-test trading strategies
- Hit the reset button to try something new
- Real-time market data
- Limitless simulated dollars
Simulated trading isn’t just for beginners
Even experienced traders can take advantage of trade simulations to try out more advanced tactics without the risk of losing capital on an untested market move.
- Strategy automation
- Advanced orders
- Alternate market types
Try our futures and options trading simulator
Our simulated trading accounts don’t just give you access to trade stocks. You can try your hand at various investment strategies, whether you’re looking for real-time simulations or historical performance.
- Options trading
- Futures trading
Find new opportunities with indicator studies
Our free trading simulator allows you to apply indicator studies to your charts, helping you find opportunities with strong potential. Plus, you’ll gain invaluable experience analyzing trends from both current and past market conditions.
- Trend indicators
- Momentum indicators
- Relative strength indicators
- Mean reversion indicators
Gain market experience without the risk
Simulated trading can help novices and experts alike hone their strategies. You can access TradeStation’s trading simulator on desktop, web, and mobile devices, so you can try out a new idea as soon as it comes to mind. Open an account today to start leveling up your skills.
*Although TradeStation’s trading simulator uses simulated currency, it is only available to customers who have funded their TradeStation brokerage account.