Platform Features Release: Compare and AI capability added, Tradier Streaming

Join us Wednesday, October 25th for a special Office Hours session for an in-depth review session of the newest enhancements to your platform.

Announcing the latest Release of feature and functionality enhancements to the trading platform with the goal of improving the investment/trading decision process.

Research Tab/Dashboard:

Compare Tab: Provides an at-a-glance comparison of competitors of the same industry group with the ability to change symbols and Swing, Position, or Investor views (also “All” and “Default”)

AI Analysis –  AI generated competitive analysis for Large-cap stocks in the same industry group.

Compare Tab

The Compare feature, found under the Research Tab, allows investors to review a particular stock against its industry peers.   Different Views offer Investors perspectives with different investment strategies, such as value or growth investing, to identify stocks that align with their preferred strategies within a specific industry.

Some of the Compare benefits include:

  1. Relative Valuation: Ratios like price-to-earnings (P/E), price-to-sales (P/S), or price-to-book (P/B) can be assessed whether a stock is overvalued or undervalued relative to its peers.
  2. Identifying Outliers:  If a company has significantly different ratios compared to its peers, it may warrant further investigation to reveal potential investment opportunities or risks.
  3. Industry Trends: Analyzing ratios across an industry can reveal trends and patterns. For example, if the majority of companies in an industry experience a declining profit margin, it may indicate a broader industry challenge or trend.
  4. Risk Assessment: Comparing key ratios can help assess the financial health and risk profile in an industry context. Companies with lower debt-to-equity ratios, for instance, may be considered less risky, especially if this trend holds across the industry.
  5. Operational Efficiency:  Comparing Ratios like return on equity (ROE) and return on assets (ROA) among industry peers can provide insights into a company’s operational efficiency.


While comparing key ratios within an industry offers valuable insights, it’s VITAL to consider other factors , such as the company’s business model, competitive advantages, management quality, macroeconomic conditions, etc. Ratios should be only part of a broader analysis to make well-informed investment decisions.

  1.  The fields automatically populate with industry peers.   They can be changed to compare other symbols of your choice.

AI Analysis

Located within the Activity Tab in Research, Stock AI analysis has the potential to enhance and streamline the process of evaluating and trading stocks in the financial markets.

Stock AI analysis can quickly process and analyze vast amounts of financial data, news, and market sentiment in real-time. This enables investors and traders to make more informed decisions based on a comprehensive view of the market.

Click on the AI Analysis Tab for the current symbol you are viewing.  A progress bar will appear while the information loads for the initial session view only.  The information will remain even if you log out and back in again during the same Market Day.


It’s important to note:
While Stock AI analysis offers these benefits, it also comes with challenges and risks, such as overreliance on algorithms, potential biases in data, and the need for continuous monitoring and oversight. Investors and traders should use AI analysis as a tool to complement their decision-making process rather than relying solely on it.

Streaming Quotes with Tradier

Your Tradier Account offers Real-Time Streaming Quotes! 

Simply log in to your Tradier account from the platform, and you’ll see the Real-Time quote updates without having to change screens or refresh your browser!


Change Log

  • At-the-Money Strike price bolded on Templates
  • Long Butterfly template error corrected
  • Resolved slider bar/template editing functioning
  • Event flag display function preserved
  • Slider bar function corrected on template page

Virtual Account Overview

Virtual Trading gives you the real trading experience without risking any money.     It is a valuable “next step” learning tool – designed to mimic the trading experience as closely as possible.

You’ll start with a $100,000 account.  Virtual, of course.

Trades are executed during Market hours – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eastern Time, however there is a 15 minute delay after Market open for orders to begin executing.

As with Live Accounts, there are limits on trades if there is not sufficient Buying Power in your Virtual Account.   There can be expensive Spread/Margin Requirements to adhere to.

Virtual Accounts do have limitations that Live Accounts do not have:

Virtual Accounts are not subject or responsive to Corporate actions such as buyouts, name or symbol changes, stock/option splits and strike price adjustments to name some examples.

Virtual Accounts are “Auto-Journaled”.   This automatically keeps record of all trades for later analysis and reconciling.

These practice accounts are identified by a yellow bar on the left side of the account window.

Virtual Accounts are powered by Choice Trade to provide the real trading experience.

Access Trading Account Information

No need to login to Brokerage Account site for normal day-to-day activity.

Each account includes a Summary page showing the Account Balance, Margin Balance, Stock, Option & Day Trading Buying Power and tracks the current trading day’s activity.

Besides the Order Ticket, the Order Status, Current Positions  & Transaction History are all available.  You can view previous order history in the Order Status tab by clicking on the drop-down menu on the upper-right corner of that screen.

You can access any account and switch accounts with a single click.  You can even change the account from the order ticket.

The newest feature, Journal provides the means of organizing, noting, analyzing & reconciling trades.