TradeStation is a popular alternative for the MetaTrader trading platform, for rule-based trading. It is possible to use TradeStation for trading stocks, options, futures and of course forex. TradeStation offers tools for creating and testing strategies, with customizable analytics which can be fully automated.

- You can create an unlimited number of customized trading strategies.

- TradeStation fully support back-testing of your strategies which allows to optimization before you start trading for real. An extensive historical market database is used for this purpose.

- You may monitor multiple markets and have your trading strategies automatically executed based your customized buy and sell rules.