MonthAugust 2020

Merge Output from Multiple Screens into One List

If you run multiple screens in MarketSmith on a regular basis, you may find it helpful to combine the output into one list. An added benefit is that merging lists will also eliminate duplicates, saving you time.

The short video that follows shows how to merge the output from two of my custom screens.

Custom Screens From Mark Minervini’s Trend Templates

Last week on IBD’s Investing Podcast, Irusha Peiris interviewed Mark Minervini. As always, there was a lot great information to be had. One discussion that I found particularly intriguing was the integration of Mark’s trend templates into MarketSmith, more specifically, the option to create your own custom screens using the results of the trend template as the baseline set of stocks.

The short video that follows outlines the steps.

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Mike Webster’s What Would Webby (WWWD) Archive

Mike Webster is Portfolio Manager for a private fund. He previously worked with Investor’s Business Daily as the Head Market Strategist and prior to that was with O’Neil Capital Management as a SVP and Portfolio Manager.

While working with IBD, Mike started a What Would Webby Do series focused on day-by-day analysis of the Nasdaq Composite as well as the big picture view of the technical action throughout the week.

Mike’s articles are published here to make the content easier to navigate. Beginning on March 13th, 2020, the weekly updates moved to and became the Weekend Stock Market Update.


WWWD Charts – Charts I created to accompany Mike’s articles.

Webby MarketSmith Screens.

Quarterly EPS Shown as a Line Graph in thinkscript

One aspect I really appreciate of charting apps that offer custom coding capabilities is that you can present information visually that typically is not shown in that manner. For example with a few lines of thinkscript code you can plot a line graph of quarterly EPS in thinkorswim.

What follows is a screenshot of the line graph I wrote in less than 30 lines of code. The red and green dots represent the quarterly earnings, indicating if the current results were up/down from the previous report. I also appended at the bottom of the image the optional EPS bubble.

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