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Simulated Trading

You can use TimeToTrade to create multiple simulated trading accounts for UK and US Shares and Foreign Exchange (Forex) currency pairs.

You will also require a simulated trading account to forward test a trading strategy.

Begin by switching to the demo mode by clicking on the green 'Trading' button on the top right of the screen:

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When in the demo trading account the click on the Blue 'Demo' button to return to the live trading account:

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To view all simulated trading accounts, navigate to the Portfolio Accounts and select 'All':

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Click on the 'add/edit' button to create a new 'Simulated' trading account:

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Select the type of simulated trading account you want to create, name it and set the currency e.g. 'Demo Share Trading' 'Test Account' in 'GBP' as per the following screen shot. When finished, click on the 'add' button:

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You can create many different simulated accounts to test different styles of trading and strategies.

Click on the name of the Simulated Trading account to view the account as illustrated:

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Click on the 'TRADE' tab associated with the simulated trading account to execute trades and create alert based trading strategies. Clicking on the 'TRADE' tab opens the deal ticket:

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For help on how to place a trade and the various trading features see the Share Trading help section.

Any trades or alert based trading strategies created by clicking on the 'TRADE' tab, will be associated with the simulated trading account.

Also when viewing alert based trades in the 'Alert Manager', only the alert based trades associated with the selected simulated trading account will be displayed. Note how in the following screen shot, when on the 'Alerts' tab on the charts launched by clicking on the 'Trade' tab in the simulated trading account, there is no account to select from:

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Alternatively, if the charts are opened via clicking on the charts tearaway, then you can view all alerts and select which simulated trading account you would like to use when creating new alert based trades as illustrated:

When finished go to the charts and create an alert with a trade that uses the newly created simulated trading account, for example:

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For step by step instructions on how to create an alert based trade click on the blue help icon in the 'Alert Builder' header:


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