Charting

  • Chart Settings and Customization

    TrendSpider makes it easy to customize charts to match your preferences. You can access the Chart Settings by clicking on the gear icon  in the upper-left corner of the screen. Style changes include: Toggle the Market Price Line (and customize the color). Toggle the Crosshair (and customize ...
  • Customize Indicators on Chart

    TrendSpider makes it easy to customize indicators on a chart. For example, you can easily change the color or thickness of a trend line to make it more visible. You can customize any indicator in a few easy steps: Click on the … to the right of the Indicators button on the top menu bar. Or, rig...
  • Drawing and Annotating Charts

    TrendSpider makes it easy to add drawings and annotations to any chart, as well as share the chart with others. You can add a drawing using the annotations toolbar on the left-side of the screen. You can remove a drawing, create an alert or edit the drawing’s properties (e.g. color and style) by...
  • Hide and Show the Chart Legend

    The chart legend shows all of the indicators that are active and enables you to quickly toggle them on or off. If you have a long list of indicators, it can get in the way of the chart and make it more difficult to analyze a stock. You can show or hide the legend in a few steps: Hover over the ...
  • How to Use the Gap Snake Indicator

    TrendSpider's Gap Snake indicator highlights the most recent gap on any timeframe and can be used with the Market Scanner, Strategy Tester, and Multi-Factor Alerts. Gaps are areas of a chart where an asset's price either rises or falls from the previous day's close with no trading occurring betw...
  • Indicator Definitions

    Absolute Price Oscillator (APO) The Absolute Price Oscillator displays the difference between two exponential moving averages of a security’s price and is expressed as an absolute value. Trading signals are generated when the indicator crosses the zero-line or when there is a divergence between ...
  • Indicators

    TrendSpider provides access to more than 50 popular technical indicators, ranging from the Absolute Price Oscillator to the Zero-Lag Exponential Moving Average. Traders can easily customize the settings for each indicator, including the indicator’s values, data sources, position on the chart, col...
  • Multi-Timeframe Analysis

    TrendSpider automatically downloads and analyzes charts in 5-minute, 10-minute, 15-minute, 30-minute, 60-minute, 1-day and 1-week timeframes with a 320 candlestick level of granularity. Since these analyses are performed simultaneously, the platform enables users to plot trend lines and indicator...
  • Offset Indicators

    TrendSpider enables you to offset most upper indicators to shift them left (negative offset) or right (positive offset). Traders may offset indicators to give the price more wiggle room or jump the trend. You can create offsets in a few easy steps: Click the three dots to the right of the Ind...
  • Post and Pre Market Data

    Pre-market and after-hours price movements may occur with low volumes, but they can be an important part of technical analysis. TrendSpider lets you add pre- and post-market data to applicable charts with the click of a button (#1). After clicking the button, the chart will tint/shade non-reg...
  • TheSTRAT Patterns

    Rob Smith's (@RobInTheBlack) TheSTRAT is a trading method developed over a 30 year career in the market. TheSTRAT is a multi-timeframe strategy that has three major components: Inside Bars - Inside Bars occur when the current candle falls completely within the prior candle. Directional Bars - D...
  • Watch Lists

    Watchlists make it easy to track the stocks you’re following without having to flip through charts every minute — you can see the performance of each component at a glance. TrendSpider takes watchlists a step further by automatically firing off an SMS or email notification when an indicated patt...
  • WorkSpace Layout Switcher

    TrendSpider lets you quickly configure your workspace layout, as well as save different workspaces to meet your requirements. That way, you can have different workspaces for different trading strategies, markets or clients. Using the Workspace Layout dropdown (#1), you can quickly switch between...