Q&A: Setting up pages on IB TWS & trading based on TimAlerts

I answer the following questions:

1. How do you set up your pages on Interactive Brokers TWS so that symbols don’t disappear when you disconnect?
2. Do you recommend Tim Sykes’ TimAlerts service to those who have no experience trading? Do his DVDs explain very basic stuff like how to make a trade on a trading platform?

Disclosure: No positions in any stock mentioned. I am a TimAlerts lifetime subscriber and have other relationships with Tim Sykes, which are discussed in my terms of use; you can find all my disclaimers and disclosures there as well; my full terms of use is incorporated by reference into this post.

0 thoughts on “Q&A: Setting up pages on IB TWS & trading based on TimAlerts”

  1. Please increase your microphone volume.
    Your vids have a low volume.

    And, don’t take my word for it – turn on some music and set a level – then replay a vid.

    I am enjoying the daily recaps and even more so these Q&A’s.

  2. I would add, TWS IB paper trading is spotty on executions at times. The high volume opens and some symbols have issues on entries and exits, especially market orders. This is not always true, but often enough. Not so with their real trades, of course, thankfully!

  3. Think or Swim paper trade is great.
    You do not need to deposit any funds to start and lots of instructional vids.

    The charts are real time but the quotes are delayed – makes reading the Level 2 kind of weird but for a noob the level 2 is a mystery anyway (hint: I’m still a noob).

    I started this way with funds at Zecco.

  4. Awesome, i plan on using Interactive brokers, and these tutorials/ Q&A help a lot, for 1 i didn’t know about being able to make a “shorts availiable” column. Anyways not trying to spam your site haha i just want to let you know i appreciate all your efforts and that all of these videos are great for a noob like me to learn from. cheers dude, and on to the next vid!

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