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TradeSmith Value Vs. Brokerage Value

Dec 13, 2021

When you are viewing your portfolios on TradeSmith Finance, you may notice thatwe show both TradeSmith Value and Brokerage Value.  One place you will see this is under My Portfolios | Manage. These two values may differ.  Please see below for the definition of these two terms: TradeSmith Value – We add the value for all securities tracked within TradeSmith…

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How do I send a screenshot to support?

Dec 10, 2021

On each page of your TradeSmith Finance, there is a Feedback button on the bottom right corner. This tool takes a screenshot of the page you are on and opens a new request that you can submit to the TradeSmith Customer Success Team. Click on the Feedback button, and a window will display at the bottom right of the page….

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What is my renewal status?

Dec 10, 2021

In general, TradeSmith subscriptions are either annual or lifetime (with an annual maintenance fee).  You can review your renewal date by logging into TradeSmith Finance and taking the following steps: Click on your name and then select Settings: Click on Subscriptions.   Here you will see your current subscription(s) along with their expiration date(s). If you need to update your credit…

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System Requirements

Dec 10, 2021

Our TradeSmith programs are web-based.  For the best experience, we recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome. You can also use the following browsers: Safari Firefox Microsoft Edge For the best experience, we recommend always ensuring you are on the most recent version of the browser you are using.  We also recommend that you regularly clear your browser cache….

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I am not receiving my password reset email

Dec 09, 2021

Issue: I requested a password reset on the TradeSmith Finance site, however, I have not received the email with instructions to reset my password. Reset Process: Go to TradeSmith Finance and click the Forgot Password link on the login screen.   Make sure that the email address you entered after clicking forgot password is the same email address that you…

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What is RSI Rebound?

Dec 17, 2020

If you have Timing by TradeSmith, you may notice some positions qualify for RSI Rebound. What is this? This is a strategy based on the Relative Strength Index. Here are the requirements for a position to qualify: Select symbols that are currently in a valley with a current volume greater than 0 and be in the Health Indicator green or…

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Timing by TradeSmith FAQ

Dec 07, 2020

What requirements of stocks do we have to have to create a cycle? At least 1 year of price history Current volume is more than zero Average 1 year daily volume is more than $2M for U.S. stocks,  A$10,000 for AUS stocks, and more than $100K for crypto. What determines the cycle conviction level? The conviction currently depends on 2…

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What is Volume at Price (VAP)?

Nov 05, 2020

As you work in TradeSmith Finance, you might notice some bars on the position chart. What are these bars?   This represents Volume at Price (VAP). Volume-at-Price measures the amount of volume traded at a particular price level. You can use Volume-at-Price data to identify current and future support and resistance levels. Price levels with heavy volume indicate elevated interest…

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What is the Relative Strength Index (RSI)?

Nov 05, 2020

As you work in TradeSmith Finance, you may notice the RSI. What is the RSI? This stands for Relative Strength Index. It’s a momentum indicator used in technical analysis that measures the magnitude of recent price changes. It evaluates overbought or oversold conditions in the price of a stock or other asset. The RSI will range from 0 to 100….

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What are Cycles?

Nov 05, 2020

Before we dive into Time-Cycles, let’s looks at cycles in general. A cycle is an event which repeats itself on a regular basis. Cycles exist all around us, and we interact with them each day. Think of the 28-day life cycle of a fly, the four seasons of the year, and solar activity. Even music has cycles to it. Examining…

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