Enhance your trading and investing by connecting industry-leading trading applications directly into E*TRADE.

E*TRADE's open XML-based Application Programming Interface allows you to trade with your own custom solutions or choose from the following providers:

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The CoolTrade Automated Trader monitors the markets, stocks, and profits requirements for you. Easily filter through all NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMEX stocks that meet your criteria. CoolTrade gives you a powerful arsenal of options to create your trading conditions with an easy point-and-click interface and without complex technical languages to learn.

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ionDESK, by Gambrell Software, is a professional trading workspace providing comprehensive tools for all types of market traders. With ionDESK, you can practice trading for free against live market data. The workspace provides the ability to perform research, plan trades, and submit advanced bracketed orders. Get exclusive tools like Sentiment Builder, Pin Action, and Robot for automated trading.

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Roboinvest enables you to invest in the stock market automatically to consistently help you build wealth over time. Simply choose your stock, dollar amount, time, and frequency, and your trades will be executed automatically. It's an easy way of trading and investing. It's Roboinvest.

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AbleTrend 7.0 provides buy/sell signals with back-testing reports along with the award-winning AbleTrend indicators. Additionally it includes automated trading functions for your trading style and back-testing capabilities. E*TRADE Clients receive 15% off all Ablesys subscriptions for a period of time! Get your discount with the promotional code ETR883.

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Investors Hub has one of the North America's busiest financial forums. Attracting a broad range of high value individual investors, it's supported by a comprehensive range of price data tools and financial news services including real time data, quote pages, and charts. We now offer our investors the chance to aBBess their E*TRADE aBBount while directly using Investorshub services.

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eSignal offers a suite of products and services, as well as trading education, provides global, real-time market data and professional-level decision support to individual investors and active traders worldwide.
Interested in integrating your own platform?
Please review the E*TRADE Developer Platform technical documentation for more information on how to apply for authentication credentials and how to integrate to the E*TRADE API.

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TrendLens from Lumineye is a new concept in systematic trading software. Its intuitive drag-and-drop format empowers you to easily create and build customized trading strategies without writing a single line of code.
Back-test your custom strategies, then forward-test them in simulated mode in a live market.
When you are ready to deploy capital, our unobtrusive popup alerts bring signals to the forefront of your desktop, ensuring that profitable opportunities are captured and acted on.

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By using E*TRADE API ("API") and accepting the terms of the Application Programming Interface License Agreement and the Application Programming Interface User Agreement, you agree that API may employ security policies, procedures and systems of Third Party providers which may or may not be less stringent and secure than the policies, procedures and systems of E*TRADE Securities LLC ("E*TRADE") or its affiliates. Material provided on API may have been produced by independent third parties not affiliated or endorsed by E*TRADE or its affiliates ("Third Party"). To the extent that API or Third Party providers express opinions or make recommendations, you understand that such opinions or recommendations are expressed by the Third Party provider and are not the opinions or recommendations of E*TRADE or its affiliates. E*TRADE is not responsible for the accuracy of market data displayed on API or made available by Third Party providers. There may be latency between the time an order (or other information) is submitted from API and the time the order is received by E*TRADE. The E*TRADE Two Second Execution Guarantee or any similar guarantee does not apply for orders placed through API and Third Party provider web sites. The E*TRADE CompleteTM Protection Guarantee does not apply. Orders created and submitted through API are not vetted until they are received by E*TRADE. It is possible that E*TRADE may reject an order placed through API. Please see the Application Programming Interface License Agreement and the Application Programming Interface User Agreement for more information.

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