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Trade with Alpaca on TradingView

Sonia Sethi

At Alpaca, we are dedicated to delivering an exceptional trading experience to our valued traders. One of the key components of this experience is the seamless integration and direct trading capability with TradingView, a premier charting platform trusted by over 50 million traders and investors*

Our integration with TradingView combines Alpaca’s real-time market data and TradingView’s advanced charts, to offer traders an all-in-one solution with one of the most robust charting and analytical platforms available in the market.

What Can Alpaca Traders Achieve with This Integration?

  • Comprehensive Trading Tools: Alpaca traders can effortlessly create watchlists, set up alerts, and access live news, all seamlessly integrated into their charting and trading dashboard.
  • Chart and Learn: Dive deep into research and generate trading ideas by engaging with the vibrant TradingView community, where you can explore ideas, and engage with their supercharged charts, streams, and scripts. For instance, Alpaca traders can use TradingView’s Pine ScriptTM editor to write and share their own backtesting strategies.
  • Commission-Free Trades: Invest in over 8,000 stocks and ETFs for zero commission* with your Alpaca account directly from the TradingView charts.

Check out this video playlist by TradingView, on how to create alerts, search symbols, use indicators, and more.

How to Connect Your Alpaca Account with TradingView

Sign Up for an Alpaca Account

Get started by signing up for an Alpaca account. If you already have an account, simply log in or create a free user account at

Access the TradingView Platform

Visit the Alpaca profile and with just a click of the "Trade" button, or by locating the broker icon on the chart's trading panel, you can effortlessly connect your Alpaca account to TradingView.

Authorize TradingView

In the login panel that appears on the charts, click "Continue" and enter your Alpaca account credentials. After that, you're all set to begin your trading journey! You can immediately start trading on TradingView with your Paper Account or your Live Account.

Experience the convenience and power of trading with Alpaca on the TradingView platform today and elevate your trading journey!

*No minimums. Commission-Free trading means that there are no commission charges for Alpaca self-directed individual cash brokerage accounts that trade U.S. listed securities through an API. Relevant regulatory fees may apply.Commission free trading is available for Alpaca's retail customers. Alpaca reserves the right to charge additional fees if it is determined that orders flow is non-retail in nature.

All investments involve risk and the past performance of a security, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. There is no guarantee that any investment strategy will achieve its objectives. Diversification does not assure a profit, or protect against loss. There is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities, or other financial products. Investors should consider their investment objectives and risks carefully before investing.

The content is for general informational purposes only. All images are for illustrative purposes only

Alpaca and TradingView are not affiliated and neither is responsible for the liabilities of the other.

Securities brokerage services are provided by Alpaca Securities LLC ("Alpaca Securities"), member FINRA/SIPC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Technology and services are offered by AlpacaDB, Inc.

Cryptocurrency services are made available by Alpaca Crypto LLC ("Alpaca Crypto"), a FinCEN registered money services business (NMLS # 2160858), and a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Alpaca Crypto is not a member of SIPC or FINRA. Cryptocurrencies are not stocks and your cryptocurrency investments are not protected by either FDIC or SIPC. Please see the Disclosure Library for more information.

This is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities or cryptocurrencies, or open a brokerage account or cryptocurrency account in any jurisdiction where Alpaca Securities or Alpaca Crypto respectively, are not registered or licensed, as applicable.