Alpha in this regard means “new opportunities”.
https://new.stocktwits.com/stream “largest social network for investors and traders” This was free. I met Ryan here who took also to DiscordApp chat rooms.
https://discordapp.com I thought this was $100 and has no recurring costs; Not sure when trial ends or if it does though. I saw some advertising for it that looked like it was free period. Might be 100% free.
Fidelity Broker Review $49 per month (paid annualy); might not support Wealth Lab Pro from Fidelity https://www.warriortrading.com/contact/ Free Day Trading Chat...
www.quantconnect.com – Can code options per screenshot, can share code, poor support.
http://quant.stackexchange.com/questions/74/are-there-any-good-tools-for-back-testing-options-strategies Question posted to find back-testing strategies for backtesting section below
www.thinkorswim.com TOS apparently now has a thinkscript forum which could prove invaluable. A person in this chat recommended http://www.scriptachart.com/services.html and forwarded him an email.