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Updates to Percent Change from Open

Percent Change From Open indicator

I’ve just released some updates to the % change from open indicator/column/scan package here: https://easycators.com/thinkscript/percent-change-from-open/

Now it includes several other bonus scripts that weren’t there before:

  1. All new indicator showing percent change, dollar change, and ATR-multiple change from open (or any other starting price)
  2. Max % gained column
  3. Max % lost column
  4. Max % Gained or Lost column (based on closing direction)
  5. Column showing % of today’s bar closes that were above a chosen moving average (to sort a watchlist by relative intraday trend strength)

This is what the new indicator looks like:

Percent Change From Open indicator
Percent Change From Open indicator

 

Changes take effect immediately, and as always, prior purchasers get all updates for free in their My Account > Orders > View Order Details screen.

Love you guys, thanks!

-Josiah

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New Releases, Site Changes, Transparency

First things first: I’ve been lazy lately when it comes to the site, but mostly because I have an extreme one track mind and my focus lately has been on my own trading instead of maintaining the site. The good news is that over the past week I had a chance to get into gear and clean up some things around here.

I also finally got around to posting the new thinkorswim earnings tool I’ve been working on for anyone that’s interested in that. It comes with 2 columns that show the days until earnings, and the actual date of earnings, and then 2 indicators that show labels with your current charted stock’s earnings date and days until earnings, and highlight the chart’s background when you’re approaching the earnings release date. Here’s a quick example:

Next Earnings Early Warning Indicator Thinkorswim
Next Earnings Early Warning Indicator Thinkorswim

Secondly, I’ve posted some new thinkorswim tutorial videos on the Youtube channel and plan to try to post on there fairly often, so if you’re not subscribed go check out the Youtube channel. While you’re at it, I also have a Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus page where I sometimes post coupon codes, trades, and product announcements and updates.

One other improvement I’ve been making around here is that I’ve been trying to incorporate my own trade journal into the site in case it can be of any help to any struggling traders out there. Trading is a tough business, and cutting losses is the primary job description, so sometimes my trading journal doesn’t look pretty. Trading is a statistical game where over a large sample of trades, if your system works, you end up with more funds than you started with. Not every trade will work — in fact most won’t, generally — which is why you have to trade with a good risk/reward ratio and a solid trade management plan. I make no claims to trading perfection, and that is why I’m sharing my trading journal … to keep myself honest and transparent, and to show traders that you don’t have to be right all the time to make money, you just have to work an edge consistently. So with that in mind, here are my latest trades, and they will also show up along the sidebar on the blog section of the website…

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Huge Database of FREE ThinkOrSwim Indicators and ThinkScript Downloads

Thinkorswim Downloads: free thinkorswim indicators chart studies scans and strategies

ThinkOrSwim Downloads Master List of FREE ThinkScripts!

Check out this HUGE list of free ThinkOrSwim downloads and thinkScripts! With most of the indicators and studies I program for my trading, I put a lot of time and energy into them in order to make sure they’re professional quality and offer a premium value — that they’re not just rehashing old chart studies that are already available, and have options that traders can use to customize them to their own trading. But there are also a lot of good free thinkScripts out there that do useful things too. And I do get asked about where to download free thinkorswim indicators from time to time, so in true Josiah fashion, I decided I wanted to deliver and go massively above and beyond in providing value, even for something that is completely FREE!

What This Is

This post contains a massive collection of free thinkorswim downloads that the authors have made available without charge on the web through the ThinkOrSwim sharing platform’s special sharing links feature. These thinkScript downloads are not my own, so I don’t warrant or offer any kind of support for them. And I’m not hosting them on my own site, I’m only linking to the downloads on TD Ameritrade’s servers where the authors posted them for free. But I wanted to provide a good one-stop resource for people looking for free thinkorswim resources, custom quote columns, scanners, chart studies, technical indicators, and strategies for the thinkorswim platform, and this list should definitely do that for you!

How to Install thinkScripts and ThinkOrSwim Downloads – First Things First

To install ThinkOrSwim downloads and indicators from these links, there are 2 options: either click the link and then the green button on the next page, OR simply copy the link, select “Setup” on the upper right of your ThinkOrSwim application, and select “Open shared item…” Then paste in the link and open it that way. Sometimes the first method doesn’t work depending on how you have your app installed, so sometimes the second method is the best way.

Download Custom Scans & Scanners for ThinkOrSwim

Download ThinkOrSwim Custom Indicators & Studies

Download Random ThinkOrSwim Studies and ThinkScript Indicators
Download Mobius’ ThinkScripts for ThinkOrSwim

Download Think Or Swim Quotes & ThinkScript Custom Columns for MarketWatch, StockHacker, and Sidebar Watchlists

ThinkOrSwim Downloads – Scripts for Stock, Options, Futures and Forex Trading Strategies

Download The Complete ThinkOrSwim SwimLessons ThinkScripts Archive

All of the past SwimLessons about ThinkScript have been archived for download, and here is the complete list courtesy of TOS Support. It’s an incredible wealth of thinkScripts that should keep you busy for awhile!

ThinkScript Watchlist Custom Quote Columns – Download Below
ThinkOrSwim Downloads of Chart Studies / Indicators / Alerts:
Download ThinkOrSwim Scans / Scanners & Stockhacker ThinkScripts

IMPORTANT: after you import any Scan, go to Scan tab and click on top right menu icon to select the saved query.  Then edit the filters and add any extra filters, and select watchlist of symbols with liquid options top left Scan In.  Now click on top right menu icon and Save Query to save your changes.

Hopefully you found some goodies buried in this huge list of Thinkorswim download resources.