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Trade Watch


Introducing Trade Watch – a must-have enhancement for any trader. Trade Watch will alert you whenever the Opened Positions or Closed Positions table are updated with new entries.

Do you want to be emailed every time you make a trade? Tired of creating new instances of the built-in Watch Trade signal every time you make a trade? If so, then Trade Watch is for you. You only need to create one instance of this signal and it will watch all trade activity!

Want to only send alerts for a particular symbol or trades opened and closed on a specific account, no problem! Not interested in Opened trades and only want alerts for Closed trades – no problem! Trade Watch allows you to easily configure any of these options.

It does not matter how the trade is opened or closed – you manually, via an automated strategy, or closed via a stop or limit order – Trade Watch will know and it will let you know within seconds.

Types of alerts supported by Trade Watch are:

  • Popup Messages
  • Sound Alerts
  • Recurring Sound Alerts until the user actions them (right click on the Alerts tab)
  • Email

Alert messages and emails have been enhanced to contain all the following important details on each of your trades:

Opened Trade Alert Details

  • Trade ID
  • Instrument
  • Direction
  • Lots
  • Amount(k)
  • Open Price
  • Stop Price (only applicable to Non-FIFO accounts)
  • Limit Price (only applicable to Non-FIFO accounts)
  • QTXT
  • Account
  • Open Time
  • Open Time (UTC)

Closed Trade Alert Details

  • Trade ID
  • Instrument
  • PnL
  • Gross PnL
  • Open Price
  • Close Price
  • Lots
  • Amount(k)
  • Account
  • Close Time
  • Close Time (UTC)

The following are inputs available in the application:

  • Show alert – Show an Alert Message when there is an update
  • Play sound – Play the configured alert sound when there is an update
  • Recurrent – Keep playing the sound, multiple times, until the user takes a look at the message.
  • Sound file – The alert sound to play
  • Send e-mail – Send an email when there is an update
  • E-mail address – The address which will receive the email notification
Risk Disclaimer

The application displayed on this page does not take in to consideration your individual personal circumstances and trading objectives. Therefore it should not be considered as a personal recommendation or investment advice. Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is no guarantee that the systems, trading techniques, trading methods, and/or indicators will result in profits or not result in losses.


This indicator is only compatible with FXCM’s Trading Station Desktop. Additionally, an FXCM account is required (including free FXCM demo accounts).

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