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


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.


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

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