and finally, Color scheme. You then either
select any of the standard schemes or
customize one based on one of the schemes
to create something unique. You can create
schemes to match the seasons, your favorite sports teams, or your favorite color.
And if you’re color blind, you can tweak
the colors on the quotes to see them better.
And our Chinese users should be happy
since they have the option to select red
for upticks and green for downticks. Have
some fun exploring all the different things
you can do with the way your screen looks.
Any other cool tools you’ve added to
Yes, we’ve added alerts on analyst reports.
With this feature you can be alerted to any
change in an analyst’s report on a company you’re following. From the Analyze
tab, select Fundamentals and then enter a
symbol. Click on the bell icon that’s next to
a report. That’ll bring up a window where
you can set your alerts. You can choose
which companies or watchlists you’d like
the alert for and also select the rating provider. You can also choose how often you
want to be notified.
Is it true that we can access the
thinkorswim learning center from
the thinkorswim platform?
Yes, just head over to the Education tab
on your platform and get access to all our
learning tools and resources. There are
videos, reference materials, release notes,
Implied volatility data
is now available on
intraday charts for
Add the “Imp Volatility”
study to your chart
and it’ll work by default
on all intraday aggregations. And if you’ve
created chart studies
with thinkScript using
function, it’ll automatically be applied to
Some traders live by
breakout signals. From
window of your study,
you can now enable
breakout signals for
the follo wing studies:
MACD Histogram, RSI,
Slow, Stochastic Fast,
and Stochastic Full.
Plus, there are two new
studies that use the
same concept: Stochas-ticFullDiff and Momen-tumPercentDiff.
are now available for
the Stock and Options
Hacker scanning tools.
From the Scan tab,
choose either Stock
Hacker or Options
Hacker. Then click on
the “Add fundamental
filter” button. Start
with the first dropdown
menu and select the
filter you’d like to use,
then move on to the
second dropdown, and
so on. Once you’ve
selected all your fundamental filters, click
on the Scan button and
vie w the results.
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all the different
can do with the
• Hey there! Noticed the new color
scheme on thinkorswim®. What’s the
thinking behind that?
To look at a variety of colors instead of the
same color scheme all the time may be a relief for the eyes. Plus, having a unique color
scheme on your screen grabs may catch the
attention of your social media followers.
Almost any color on your thinkorswim
platform can be customized. Here’s how
you do it. On your platform, click on
Setup, in the top-right hand corner, then
Application Settings, then Look and feel,