Having alerts on your positions will ensure that you get stopped out at the right time.

It’s easy to add alerts within TradeStops. Just follow these steps:

add alert

To add an alert to a single position or to a few positions at a time, take the following steps:

  • Click on the Positions & Alerts tab (1) in the main menu at the top of the page.
  • Select the portfolio containing the position that needs an alert (2), or select “All” to see all positions in all portfolios.

NOTE: Ensure you are on the positions tab. The word Position will be underlined with a blue line.

  • Click to place a check mark in the box to the left of the ticker symbol in the Actions column (3) to select one or more positions.
  • Click the Add Alert button (4) at the bottom of the screen, and an Add Alert window will display.
Basic Members

trailing stop alert

You can choose between

  • A VQ Trailing Stop (1), or
  • A Custom Percentage Trailing Stop (2)

Click Add

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Plus, Premium, and Lifetime Members

alert drop-down

  • Select the template you would like to use from the drop down list (1). (You can create custom templates by clicking here).

Click Add.

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Once your alerts are added, you can view them on your Alerts tab.

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