Introduction to Autospreader

(Opening Autospreader)

To open Autospreader:

From the Control Panel, click the Window menu and choose Autospreader .

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From the Control Panel, click the icon.

You successfully opened Autospreader.

Autospreader consists of multiple MD Trader windows and is designed to facilitate the automatic trading of calendar and inter-product spreads.You define the legs of the spread, the relationships, and parameters between them. Then, Autospreader displays the implied market for the spread based on the outright legs. You enter orders in the spread pane and Autospreader works the legs to achieve the spread setting parameters .

Because the panes of Autospreader are MD Trader windows, most MD Trader functionality is available for each Autospreader pane. Refer to The MD Trader Panes for exceptions.

Note: When trading spreads in simulation mode certain restrictions apply, refer to Trading in Simulation Mode in the X_TRADER Help.