Tutorials

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...

Creating a Low Float Stock Screener

Creating a Low Float Stock Screener

Traders who are willing to take on more risk in exchange for potentially greater profits can find a world of opportunities in low float stocks. Stocks with low float are extremely responsive to news, changes in demand, and market-wide trends. When traded correctly,...

The Ultimate Guide to Penny Stock Scanners

The Ultimate Guide to Penny Stock Scanners

Penny stocks present an overlooked and potentially extremely lucrative opportunity for day traders. While these types of stocks present their own set of hazards, such as low liquidity and often murky company fundamentals, cautious traders who know what to look for can...

Creating High of Day Scanners with Scanz

Creating High of Day Scanners with Scanz

High of day scanners can be extremely useful for finding stocks that are poised for an intraday move. These scanners identify momentum stocks that are readying for a breakout, allowing day traders to quickly home in on promising positions. In this article, we’ll cover...

Creating an RSI Stock Screener with Scanz

Creating an RSI Stock Screener with Scanz

The relative strength index (RSI) is an extremely popular technical indicator that measures a stock’s momentum. Importantly, it can signal when stocks are overbought or oversold, which provides information about whether it is prudent to open or close a position. In...

How to Use Different Types of Technical Charts

How to Use Different Types of Technical Charts

The majority of traders are familiar with candlestick charts, which show the high, low, open, and close for each time interval. Candlesticks are so well used that there is even a wide range of technical signals based entirely on candlestick patterns. But, candlesticks...

4 Great Intraday Scans for Day Traders

4 Great Intraday Scans for Day Traders

The market moves fast when you’re day trading. If you don’t spot a setup before it happens, it will be gone before you can open a position. That’s why having scans that you can use throughout the day to find potential day trades is so important. With Scanz, you can...