CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

xStation 5: Price alerts

INTERMEDIATE - Lesson 14

Alerts on xStation 5 can automatically inform you when important to you levels will be achieved by the market, without having to spend all day in front of the monitor or mobile.     

 

This lesson takes approximately: 10 minutes

In this lesson you will learn:

  • The importance of being up-to-date with market moves
  • Why it’s worth looking at relevant levels, not all the moves
  • How to set a price alert on xStation 5

Setting price alerts on xStation 5 is very easy. You can add your first price alert simply by right-clicking anywhere on the chart and selecting ‘Place Alert’:

The Notifications window will appear.

Once you’ve opened the Notifications windows you can set a new alert by setting the Symbol of the instrument, desired price (BID or ASK) and a condition which must be fulfilled to activate your alert. You can also add a comment if you wish. Once you’ve configured, your alarm will appear on ‘List of price alerts’ at the top.

You can easily modify or remove the alert by double-clicking on the list of price alerts. You can also enable/disable all alerts without removing them.

Alerts assist in the effective management of positions and planning your trader’s workday.

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