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Understanding the 24-hour Time Format on Day Trading Charts

In the U.S. at least, the everyday person does not often encounter the 24-hour time format or “military time” as it’s sometimes called. New traders often encounter the 24-hour format when looking at charts. To assist with understanding, we’ve written this little guide. Unfortunately, many trading platforms (NinjaTrader included) do not provide charts with regular time. You’re stuck looking at the 24-hour format. Therefore, to make sense of a chart, you have to do some mental math and memorization until you automatically know what you’re looking at. Here are some tips for understanding the 24-hour time format: • From 1...