How to Use liveACTION

LiveACTION1 scans the database of streaming quotes, volatilities and other metrics in real-time to help you find opportunities in the market.

  1. To begin, click the liveACTION button within the Markets tab.
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  2. Once in liveACTION you can view available scans, which are grouped by category – Unusual Activity, Volatility, Technical etc. To change the category, click the Select Scan Category drop down.
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  3. To view the results of a particular scan, click either the line item or the Run button on the right-hand side of the row.
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  4. The columns in the results window can be sorted by clicking the column header. This gives you the ability to quickly scan for opportunities.
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  5. Additional buttons at the top of the results window allow for further navigation:

    Select Category — switch to a new category for different scans.
    Select Scan — quickly switch between different scans within the same category.
    Update — runs the scan again to see if any new symbols meet the scans criteria.
    Create New — create a custom scan using your own set of screen criteria.
    View All — view all available scans within that category.
    Save as Watchlist — save the LiveACTION results as a watchlist that you can monitor for future opportunities.
    Export — creates an excel worksheet of the liveACTION results.
    Print — print the results of the scan.
    Help — display the help screen for additional information about liveACTION.
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  6. When you find an opportunity, click on any line item to open the action menu, which allows you to trade or navigate to other areas for further research.
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