After installing NinjaTrader for the first time, figuring out how to use it was not exactly intuitive. Based on some reading I had done, I knew that I would have to connect an external data feed to the software. I was aware that this could be done using Yahoo’s free data feed, so that is where I decided to start.
Setting up and connecting the feed might be a little bit confusing to do on your own, so I made a video of exactly how to do it. this way, anyone who is following along with me can get up and running, even with zero programming experience.
Here is how I set up the Yahoo Data Feed in Ninjatrader: