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Regardless of what markets you trade, what style of trader you are or if you require real time or end of day analytics, the NinjaTrader trading platform provides you the tools to analyze the markets and your trading ideas in a flexible, customizable and user-friendly manner that helps you trade better.


Market Independence

Analyze the world’s leading markets.

  • Stocks
  • Futures
  • Forex

Advanced Charting

Leading edge charting to help you analyze and identify trading opportunities.

Advanced Charting
  • Multi-series charting
  • Rich drawing tools
  • Extensive indicator library
  • Trade from your chart

Strategy Analyzer

Run historical tests and analyze the performance of your automated trading strategies.

Strategy Analyzer
  • High performance backtesting
  • Walk forward and genetic optimization
  • Basket testing

Market Analyzer

A turbo-charged quote sheet allowing you to monitor, sort and rank hundreds of instruments in real time.

Market Analyzer
  • 150 plus indicator columns
  • Rules based cell color coding and alerting
  • Dynamic ranking, sorting and filtering
  • Custom criteria through NinjaScript®

Trade Performance

Analyze the performance of your historically backtested trading strategies and/or your live real time trades.

Trade Performance
  • Over 80 performance metrics
  • Multiple performance graphs

Additional Analytic Tools

Additional Analytic Tools
  • Time & Sales window
  • Level II market data window
  • Alerts window
  • News & RSS window


Advanced Trade Management (ATM)

The "must have" feature that fueled the rapid adoption of the NinjaTrader trading platform.

  • Automated stop loss and profit target order submission
  • Automatic self-tightening trailing stops
  • Automatic breakeven stop loss

Chart Trader

Chart Trader
  • Execute your trades directly in a chart
  • Enter, modify and cancel orders
  • Monitor positions, orders and real time PnL


The de facto standard trading screen used by active futures traders.

  • Single click order entry, modification and cancellation
  • Highly configurable visualization options


  • Super charged order ticket
  • Single click quick order entry buttons
  • Auto-breakeven button
  • Great for stocks

Automated TRADING

Develop Automated Trading Strategies

For the highest possible performance construct automated trading strategies using our C# based NinjaScript®.

Develop Automated Trading Strategies
  • Point and click construction for non-programmers
  • Advanced C# development using NinjaScript®
  • Over 100 pre-defined indicators

Analyze Automated Trading Strategies

Test performance both historically and in real time.

Strategy Analyzer
  • High performance backtesting
  • Walk forward and genetic optimization
  • Monte Carlo Analysis
  • Real time simulation testing

Execute Automated Trading Strategies

NinjaTrader is brokerage independent providing you choice no matter what you trade, where you trade or how you trade.

Execute Automated Trading
  • Flexible and robust deployment options
  • Choice of brokerage
  • Real time simulation

Process Trading Signals from External Applications

Use NinjaTrader to automate the execution of trading signals from your favorite application.

  • Route orders from TradeStation to your broker (no programming required)
  • Route orders from eSignal to your broker
  • Multiple interface options such as File, DLL and .NET


Simulated trading is an integral component of the trading education process. We understand this so we provide you with multiple options to learn how to trade and test your trading ideas without risking any money.

Live Real Time Trade Simulator

Paper trade your ideas or simply sharpen your trading skills.

Trade Simulator
  • Full order and account simulation
  • Trade both live & simulation accounts concurrently
  • Realistic order fill algorithm

Market Replay

An invaluable educational testing tool.

Market Replay
  • Record today and playback in the future
  • True tick by tick replay at user defined speeds
  • Replay multiple markets simultaneously
  • Free recorded data for popular futures contracts

Simulated Data Feed with Trend Control

Market data simulation for controlled trade idea testing.

  • Excellent for testing automated trading strategies
  • Trend control for manipulating market direction
  • Excellent tool to learn the NinjaTrader trading platform


In addition to being an industry standard order execution platform, NinjaTrader is also an indicator and automated strategy development platform allowing individual and commercial developers to implement their ideas limited only by their imagination. A thriving ecosystem of innovative applications and trading educators has emerged ensuring that you can continue to use NinjaTrader in the years to come and your investment in NinjaTrader is fully realized.

3rd Party Applications

Unlimited extensibility of the NinjaTrader trading platform.

  • Over 200 commercially developed add on indicators and trading strategies
  • Growing library of user submitted indicators and strategies
  • Large network of trading educators

Custom Development

Implement your own trading ideas using C# based NinjaScript®.

  • Develop your own indicators
  • Develop your own automated strategies
  • Support for advanced programming
  • Active development community


We understand that learning to effectively use your trading platform is critical. For this reason, we provide comprehensive education options that are modular in scope allowing you to learn at your own pace.

Media Rich Help Guide

A complete resource for learning the NinjaTrader platform.

  • Comprehensive
  • Immediate answers
  • Available online and installed on your PC

Video Library

In depth training videos on all aspects of the NinjaTrader platform.

  • Over 50 individual product training videos
  • Accessible free online 24 x 7
  • View the video library

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