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TT User Setup

Risk and Administration Overview

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TT User Setup Administrators can configure Gateway Login level risk, account and account group level risk, and user level risk.

Gateway Login Level Risk

You can configure Gateway Login level risk when creating or editing a Gateway Login, and when creating or editing Product Limits for Gateway Logins. Per Gateway Login you can configure:

  • Whether or not Guardian risk checks orders sent.
  • Whether or not the Gateway Login can be used to trade.
  • Whether or not P&L is used in available credit calculations.
  • The the sum of money available at the start of a trading session and the currency allowed.
  • Product-specific position and order limits.

For more information refer to Configuring Gateway Login Risk, Creating Product Limits for Gateway Logins, and Copying Product Limits to Additional Gateways or Gateway Logins.

Account and Account Group Level Risk

You can configure account and account group level risk when creating or editing and account or account group. Per account or account group you can configure:

  • Whether or not the account can be used to trade.
  • Product-specific position and order limits, including whether or not a product can be traded, You can also configure risk per contract.
  • TT Gateway-specific margin limits.

For more information refer to Adding Account-Level Risk Checking, Adding Account Group-Level Risk Checking, Creating Product Limits for Accounts and Account Groups, Creating Contract Level Overrides . Creating Margin Limits for Accounts and Account Groups, Copying Account-Based Product Limits to Additional Gateways, Copying Account-Based Product Limits to Additional Gateways, Copying MGT-based Product Limits to Account-Based Product Limits.

User Level Risk

You can configure user level risk when creating or editing a user profile. Per user you can configure:

  • Whether or not this user can trade.
  • The the sum of money available at the start of a trading session and the currency allowed.
  • How far from the market price a user may enter an order (in ticks).
  • The maximum number of orders per second, per TT Gateway.

For more information refer to Adding User-Level Risk Checking, Setting Pre-Trade Price Controls, and Setting Order Throughput Controls.