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Creating an After Hours Stock Screener

Creating an After Hours Stock Screener

While trading activity dies down after the closing bell, you can use the evening hours as a chance to get ready for the next day of trading. Many stocks develop technical setups over the course of a day before making big price moves one or two trading days later. With...

Creating Stock Scanners with Stochastics

Creating Stock Scanners with Stochastics

The stochastics indicator was first developed in the 1950s, but it’s as popular among traders now as ever before. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock to its price range over a set period to determine whether it is overbought or oversold. Whereas many...

Creating a VWAP Scanner

Creating a VWAP Scanner

The volume-weighted average price (VWAP) is an indicator that is frequently used by day traders. By taking trading volume into account throughout the trading day, VWAP is able to inform potential buying and selling levels. VWAP can be used on its own or as part of a...

Creating a Bollinger Bands Scan

Creating a Bollinger Bands Scan

Bollinger Bands are a widely used technical indicator that can help identify trends and serve as an indicator of volatility. There are a number of trading strategies that use Bollinger Bands to identify entry and exit points, either as the primary trigger or as a...

Creating Fundamental Stock Screeners

Creating Fundamental Stock Screeners

Screening stocks based on fundamental metrics can be a good way to improve the quality of your scans and complement an existing technical trading strategy. With fundamentals, traders look not just at how a company’s stock is performing, but also how the company itself...

Creating a NASDAQ Stock Screener

Creating a NASDAQ Stock Screener

The NASDAQ is home to some of the most important growth stocks in the market today. So, it makes sense that you might want to focus your trading efforts specifically on this exchange. With Scanz, you can target your screens to search only for stocks on a specific...

Creating an ETF Scanner

Creating an ETF Scanner

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are extremely popular assets that enable traders to gain exposure to an entire asset class or market sector in one trade. ETFs reduce your risk relative to trading a single company’s stock, but they do so largely without taking away from...

How to Set Up the Pro Scanner for Trend Following Strategies

How to Set Up the Pro Scanner for Trend Following Strategies

Trend following is one of the most basic, and yet most profitable strategies that traders can use when the market is going strong. With the trend following, you profit simply by jumping on the bandwagon with other traders.  How can you use Scanz to identify trend...

Ultimate Guide to Technical Stock Screeners

Ultimate Guide to Technical Stock Screeners

A stock screener is one of the best tools that traders have to identify new trading opportunities and potentially profitable setups. Technical stock screeners allow you to filter stocks according to many of the same price-dependent technical indicators that you would...

3 Ways to Scan for Short Opportunities with Scanz

3 Ways to Scan for Short Opportunities with Scanz

While the majority of traders are looking for bullish opportunities, you can also profit off of downturns in a stock or the broader market by shorting. While shorting is risky, it can pay off since there generally aren’t that many traders looking for short...