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Trading from the chart with Charttrader

With the "Charttrader" tool in the NanoTrader platform, the trader can trade directly from the chart. This feature is particularly popular with futures traders or with traders who like simplify things and want to enter and exit the market with a single click.

ChartTrader on NanoTrader.


NanoTrader novelties 2019

An overview of all major tools, services and strategies, which were added to the NanoTrader in 2019.

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Chart pattern Red-White-Red

This article aims to show a chart pattern and a technique on how to trade with this pattern. This technique can be extended in many ways and combined with other patterns and entry ideas.

Chart pattern red-White-Red

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The D&D Range Bar Scalping strategy

Another FREE trading strategy has been added to the NanoTrader trading platform. D&D stands for DAX and DOW. The most interesting aspect of the D&D Range Bar Scalping is its evident ability to also find trading opportunities even when markets are NOT volatile.

Dax and Dow scalping strategy.

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Measure a market move in percent tool

A tool to measure the size of a market movement. The size of the movement is indicated in percent (%). Connect any two points in a chart and the tool will give the move in percent.

A market move in percent.

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The Traders Dynamic Index indicator

The Traders Dynamic Index (TDI) indicator is used in trend following strategies. This indicator has it all: momentum, trend and volatility in one single precise signal. Note: Client proposals are usually quickly integrated in the NanoTrader. All clients can subsequently use the proposals for FREE.

Traders Dynamic Index TDI

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Improve your trading strategies

For French trader Eric Lefort  identifying the market trend 100% correctly is THE key. His Mogalef tool is therefore capable of identifying no less than eight different market trends.Eric goes way beyond the traditional bullish, bearish, sideways. Interesting stuff.

The market trend in trading.

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Tools for volume-based trading

Volume Profile, Time Price Opportunities, Volume Viewer... all these tools used by volume traders are described in a practical and to the point way.

Trading futures based on order volumes.

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A short explanation of Renko charts

The Renko charts are used to illustrate the importance of movement-only charts. Other types of movement only charts are range bars and WL bars.

Using Renko charts.

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Scalping strategy for US stocks

Professional trader Wim Lievens shares his scalping / day trading strategy. Lovers of immediate trading action after the market open should look into this strategy.

Trading US stocks (apple, NVIDIA, Amazon...).

Read more abouth the WL Vola Open strategy.

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More free trading strategies

The free trading strategies offer in NanoTrader has been expanded with another scalping strategy, the D&D Range Bar Scalping strategy. D&D is short for DAX and DOW. A very interesting aspect of the D&D Range Bar Scalping is its evident ability to also find trading opportunities when these markets are not volatile.

Free trading strategies.

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Time-based orders

Time-based orders make technology work for the trader. The trader can specify when his orders should be placed or cancelled. He does not have to sit behind his trading platform and wait.

Orders based on time.

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The unbelievable Volume Viewer for futures traders

The sensational Volume Viewer shows an animation directly in the chart of the executed orders and volumes. Settings in speed and colour allow the trader to create actionable live information.

Volume Viewer in NanoTrader.

The Volume Viewer is excellent for day trading and scalping. More


Free newsletter with trading signals

Receive free daily trading signals of your choice in your mailbox. Simple use the configurator below to combine the stocks, market indices and forex pairs you are interested in, with indicators and strategies of your choice. The intelligence is provided by TechScan. The charts are magnificent and each signal also shows if there were any previous signals on the same instrument. Some impressions:

Free technical analysis tool.

Analysing the market has become child's play. Go ahead and create your own free market newsletter by using this WH SelfInvest tool:


More trader profiles

An additional series of portraits profiling professional traders who use the NanoTrader trading platform are being added. Next is creative trader Andre Stagge.

Traders using NanoTrader: Andre Stagge.

NanoTrader shines on the World of Trading

On this year's World of Trading fair the live trading event attracted large audiences. NanoTrader appeared to be the preferred trading platform of the (professional) traders who competed in the live trading event. Four out of the five traders on the event stage use the NanoTrader for their trading.

The NanoTrader platform used by traders during the live trading event on the World of Trading fair.

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Trader profiles

We will add write-ups of the numerous professional traders who use the NanoTrader trading platform. Most of these traders provide free trading tools, signals or strategies directly in the NanoTrader or via the WH SelfInvest trading store. The first write-ups cover the following traders: René WolframBirger SchäfermeierWim LievensCarsten UmlandWieland Arlt and Eric Lefort.

New strategies – Trader André Stagge

Professional fund manager and trader André Stagge has integrated eight of his trading strategies in the NanoTrader Full trading platform. These strategies are swing trading strategies. Positions are usually kept 24 to 36 hours. In one rare case positions are kept several weeks.

André Stagge worked for a decade as a senior portfolio manager at a major German asset management company. He managed 2,5 billion Euro in clients assets and made more than 500 million Euro in profit (after costs) for his clients.

Trading strategies from German trader André Stagge.

The following ready-to-use trading strategies have been added to the NanoTrader Full:

  1. Friday silver surfer,
  2. EUR-USD tax day,
  3. Triple witching,
  4. Combination of the Halloween and month’s end effects,
  5. Labor day long,
  6. Long before the Fed,
  7. Interest rate hamster, and
  8. Short superstar.

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New trading tool – The range bars viewer

Range bars are getting more and more popular. With range bars it is not always easy to estimate at what price level the next range bar will appear. The range bars viewer indicates where the next range bar will appear in a chart. Another free trading tool in the NanoTrader.

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Book Review – How to Make Money in Stocks

'How to make money in stocks', written by trader William J. O'Neil, is a “modern classic” of the trading literature. Since its first publication in 1988, it has been published several times in a new, updated edition. This review refers to the 2011 version.

Trading expert and author William O'Neill.

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Platform demo

Try a free real-time demo of the NanoTrader Free  (CFD, forex) or the NanoTrader Full (CFD, forex, futures & stocks).

Trading library

Download free e-books and reports from the trading library (Deutsch, Français, Nederlands, English).

Trading videos

Charting, strategies, automated trading, backtesting, playback... watch these videos and become a platform master.

Trading webinars

Join our free trading webinars and seminars (Deutsch, Nederlands, Français).


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