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Insight Trader


Welcome to Insight Trading, developers of Insight Trader, the premier Australian designed package for market analysis and investment.

Click here to see Why Insight Trader is so far in front of the competition. And remember Insight Trader software is fully Vista/Win7 compliant.

Inisight Trader Offers Charting, Systems Testing & Portfolio Management

Charting Systems Testing Portfolio Management

Insight Trader - Free Demonstration SoftwareFor a free demo click on the DEMO icon on the left.

For over twenty years Insight Trading has been producing software specifically designed for the Australian stock market and futures markets.

We know that your time is precious and we are therefore dedicated to providing you with the productivity tools you need to allow you to process very large amounts of information very efficiently. As an example of how we can dramatically improve your productivity you can see a chart on every company on the ASX in about one hour. You can also display up to 500 active charts simultaneously on the one screen simultaneously.

Furthermore, Insight Trader will allow you to update your charts during the day by downloading snapshot files and provides tools for you to do both technical and fundamental analysis and scanning for market opportunities.

We also maintain both an adjusted data base to allow your charts to compensate for company capital restructures and an unadjusted database for portfolio management and valuation.

Breaking News:

Insight Trader User Group - Sydney March 24 2012: 9am-12 noon Twin Towers Motel, Artarmon  
Combining Fundamental and Technical Analysis to Supercharge your Trading and Investment Performance

  • Have you thought of employing fundamental criteria along with technical signals to take advantage of the best of both these worlds
  • What if you were able to restrict your choice of stocks to be only from amongst those whose fundamentals indicated they were strong and financially sound?
  • Would you like to improve your understanding of fundamental analysis?
  • Can any of the various third-party fundamental analysis software packages that are commercially available add value to your stock selection?
  • How can these third-party packages be integrated with the tools already available in Insight Trader?

The three hour long presentations will cover the following topics:
The basic principles of Fundamental Analysis
A critical comparison of the various commercial (as well as free) third party fundamental packages available
3.   How these can be integrated into Insight Trader to supplement the existing fundamental and technical tools in the software.
More details .....

Darryl Morley, a well known Melbourne technical analysis share trader who writes the popular “The Day Trader” column in the Melbourne Herald Sun and Hobart Mercury newspapers, also runs his widely acclaimed workshops interstate in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. He also conducts Master Classes in Ko Samui Thailand. Darryl uses Insight Trader as his charting and analysis software and attendees at these workshops are encouraged to practice their newly acquired skills on laptops provided for the purpose. Attendance at these workshops is strictly limited to 10 or 15 participants and next workshop will be held in February 2012  and Master Classes in March 2012 so you will need to book early to secure your place. More details .....

11 May 2011: A new update to the Insight Trader program has just been released - Version 17.1h. Exciting new features include: (1) The ability to test the profitability of many different trading sytems against many different securities in a single operation. For example you can run 20 different individual trading systems against all of the top 500 stocks in a matter of minutes. (2) The dialog boxes for listing Saved Charts and Systems are now resizable allowing more items to be visible simultaneously. (3) The ability to automatically import into the Portfolio Manager lists of transactions downloaded from your broker in CSV format reducing the need for tedious manual input. (4) Reconciliations of Portfolio Manager accounts are facilitated using new checkboxes to include/exclude transactions in the cumulative balance calculation. (5) Portfolio transaction date fields and paydate fields are automatically filled in.

 Insight Trader version 17.1 is Vista/Win 7 compliant. Amongst the exciting new features you are now able to chart the actual equity curves of your own personal portfolio as well as an additional 18 key performance measures so you can continuously compare its performance with the overall market. Other enhancements include additional drawing objects, stop-loss alarms that can be set, rounded, dragged and deleted with the mouse, an undo facility for charts, mouse wheel scrolling, 15 new buttons on the main toolbar and more. Download the demo to check out its features.

A multimedia presentation given to the Sydney Insight Trader User Group is available for free download which discusses the various Triggers for Entry and Exit to trades in the form of signals and stops. The different approaches of three prominent traders - Colin Nicholson, Alexander Elder and Alan Hull are compared. This talk joins three previous FREE seminars that you can also download and study in case you may not have been able to attend in person. Take advantage of these talks that will eventually cover a variety of topics.

Are you looking for a Standalone Portfolio Manager but do not require sophisticated technical analysis and charting capabilities as well. Then we have good news for you with the introduction of our new Insight Trader Special Edition package. This package provides simplified streamlined charting but at the same time can be optioned together with our fully featured Portfolio Manager or the Systems Scanner. Prices start from $295.

Colin Nicholson's new book Building Wealth in the Stock Market ($65) and his previous volume The Psychology of Investing ($39.95) are now available. These references are highly acclaimed and the prices include postage.


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