- Introduction To X_TRADER®
- TT Login
- Workspace Management
- Control Panel Icon And Menu Descriptions
- Trading And The Market Explorer
Trading And The Market Window
- Introduction to the Market Window
- Order Pane
- Submitting an Order using the Order Pane
- Launching an OTA from the Order Pane
- Selecting an Order Gatewayor Broker in the Market Window
- Applying Routing Rules in the Market Window
- Confirming Your Order in the Market Window
- Customizing the Quantity Buttons
- Order Pane Field Descriptions
- Algo Order Pane Field Descriptions
- Order Pane Context Menu
- Market Grid in the Market Window
- Using the Instrument Explorer in the Market Grid
- Market Grid Pane Field Descriptions
- Generating an RTD Formula
- Highlighting in the Market Grid
- Viewing Price Trend Indicators in the Market Grid
- Viewing Live-Only Contracts
- Viewing your Estimated Position In Queue
- Cloning Contract Rows
- Trading Eurodollar Options
- Launching an Algo in the Market Grid
- Market Grid Context Menu
- Viewing Market Depth
- RFQ Overview
- RFQ MiFID II
- Calculating Implieds
- Calculating Implied Ins
- Calculating Implied Outs
- Calculating Implied Quantities
- Calculating Implieds From Implieds
- Implied Functionality by Market
- Setting Implieds
- Viewing Implieds
- Managing Links
- Keyboard Trading in the Market Window
Trading And MD Trader
- Introduction to MD Trader
- MD Trader Field Descriptions
- Using the Instrument Explorer in MD Trader
- MDTrader - Order Entry
- MD Trader - Order Management
- MD Trader and Managing Links
- MD Trader - Displaying Market Data
- MD Trader - Configuration
- Using the MD Trader Context Menu
- Keyboard Trading in MD Trader
Orders And Fills Window
- Introduction to the Orders and Fills Window
- Order Modification Pane
- Order Toolbar
- Orders Pane
- Performing Order Status Inquiries
- Deleting an Order
- Canceling and Replacing an Order
- Holding Orders
- Pausing Synthetic Orders
- Changing Trigger Price Orders
- Recognizing Orders in an Unknown State
- Modifying Running Algo Variables
- Launching an OMA
- Keyboard Functions
- Fills Pane
- Adding a Manual Fill
- Deleting a Manual Fill
- Confirming Fills
- Changing Fill Account Information
- Start of Day Fills
- Fills Alert Dialog Box
- Using the Fills Pane Context Menu
- Fills Pane Column Descriptions
- Summary Pane
- Displaying Profit and Loss
- Position and Summary Pane Grouping
- Using the Summary Pane Context Menu
- Summary Pane Column Descriptions
- Introduction to the Position Window
- Position Pane
- Displaying Profit and Loss in the Position Pane
- Position Pane Context Menu
- Calculating Profit and Loss
- Orders and Fills Pane Context Menu
- Understanding Credit and Margin
- Position Pane Grouping
- Position Pane Column Descriptions
- Orders and Fills Pane
- Order Status Inquiries
- Deleting an Order from the Position Window
- Confirming Fill Orders in the Position Window
- Holding Orders in the Position Window
- Pausing Synthetic Orders in the Position Window
- Recognizing Orders in the Unknown State
- Orders and Fills Pane Column Descriptions
- Keyboard Functions and the Position Window
- Order Passing
- Quote Board
- Depth Window
- Introduction to the Spread Matrix
- Launching the Spread Matrix
- Navigating the Spread Matrix
- Customizing the Spread Matrix
- Displaying the Butterfly-Condor Matrix
- Butterfly Condor Matrix Overview
- Trading with the Spread Matrix
- Spread Matrix Calculations
- Butterfly Matrix Calculations
- Spread Matrix Context Menu
- Creating Strategies
- Audit Trail
- Floating Windows Overview
- Floating Order Book Overview
- Using the Floating Order Book
- Managing Algos in the Floating Order Book
- Keyboard Trading in the Floating Order Book
- Floating Order Book Column Descriptions
- Floating Depth Window
- Floating Net Position Window
- Using Floating Order Entry
- Using Multiple Floating Order Entry Windows
- Trading with the Order Bar
- Launching via the Net Position Field
- Seeding the Floating Order Entry
- X_TRADER Order Types
- Cross Orders
- Triggered Orders
- Iceberg Orders
- If Touched
- Triggered If Touched Orders
- Triggered Stop Orders
- Limits on Market Orders
- Machine Gun
- Market On Auction (MOA)
- Market On Close (MOC)
- Market On Open (MOO)
- Minimum Volume
- Submitting a Mutual Offset Order
- On Behalf Of Orders
- Order Cancels Order
- Duration Orders
- Time Sliced Orders
- Timed Orders
- Trailing If Touched Orders
- Trailing Limit Orders
- Trailing Stop Orders
- Volume Duration
- Volume Sliced Orders
- Best Limit
- Managing Saved Orders
- Saved Orders MiFID II
- Synthetic Orders on X_TRADER
- Introduction to Staged Orders
- Staged Order Creation
- Entering Related Child Orders
- Staged Order Management
- Staged Order Ownership
- Permissions and Risk
- Staged Orders Properties
- Introduction to Wholesale Trading
- SupportedTypes of Wholesale Trades
- Wholesale Orders MiFID II
- BVMF Cross Trades
- CME Cross Trades
- Eurex Wholesale Trades
- GMEX Wholesale Trades
- HKEx Wholesale Trades
- ICE Wholesale Trades
- LSE Cross and Committed Trades
- MX Cross and Committed Trades
- MEFF Cross Trades
- NYSE Liffe Wholesale Trades
- NYSE Liffe U.S. Wholesale Trades
- OSE J-NET Trades
- SFE Block Trades
- SGX Trade Reporting: One Sided Trades
- TFX Block Trades
Automated Trading Windows
- Automated Trading Overview
- Introduction to the Algo Dashboard
- Deploying Algos
- Algo Order Management
- Sharing Algos in the Algo Explorer Pane
- Renaming Algos in the Algo Explorer Pane
- Deleting Algos in the Algo Explorer Pane
- Launching Algos in the Algo Variable Pane
- Updating Algos in the Algo Explorer Pane
- Setting Favorite Algos in the Algo Explorer Pane
- Managing Algo Templates
- Algo Behavior at Market Close
- Algo Behavior When the Algo SE Server is Restarted
- Algo Variable Pane
- Algo Explorer Pane
- Algo Orders Pane
- Algos Dialog Box
- Algo Dashboard Column Descriptions
- Algo Orders Pane Context Menu
- Algo Explorer Pane Context Menus
- Order Management
- Order Book
Parent Order Book
- Introduction to the Parent Order Book
- Parent Order Book Toolbar Field Descriptions
- Managing Autospreader Orders in the Parent Order Book
- Managing Staged Orders in the Parent Order Book
- Managing Synthetic Orders in the Parent Order Book
- Managing Algo Orders in the Parent Order Book
- Viewing Child Orders
- Parent Order Book Context Menus
- Algo Variable Pane in the Parent Order Book
- Introduction to the Fill Window
- Fill Window Fills Pane
- Fill Window Fills Pane Column Descriptions
- Fill Window Fills Pane Context Menu
- Fill Window and Start of Day Fills
- Managing Manual Fills in the Fill Window
- Changing Fill Account Information in the Fill Window
- Fill Window Position Pane
- Displaying Profit and Loss in the Fill Pane
- Fill Window Position Pane Column Descriptions
- Analytic Windows
- Alerts Manager
- Time And Sales
- Settings And Global Properties
- Introduction to the Customer Defaults
- Creating a Customer Defaults Profile
- Changing a Customer Defaults Profile
- Deleting a Customer Defaults Profile
- Setting Customer Defaults to Read-Only
- Sharing your Customer Defaults Profile
- Using the Customer List
- Customer Defaults for MiFID II
- Algo Defaults for MiFID II
- Customer Defaults Dialog Box Field Descriptions
- Order Defaults
- Risk Parameters
- Routing Rules
- Login Gateway
- Global Properties
- TT Minimizer
- Screen Configuration
- Customizing Fonts
- Filtering And Sorting Data
- Formatting Grids
- Resizing And Printing Windows
- Tabbed Windows
MD Trader Properties
You are viewing X_TRADER Version 7.17 and higher. For earlier versions, click here
Use the MD Trading properties window to customize trading parameters for MD Trader.
Maximum order quantity
Displays the maximum order quantity permitted during trading.
Note: To use MD Trader, this field must be greater than zero (0).
Display confirmation box on order entry
Enables the Confirmation Order dialog, which will appear every time you place an order.
Allow only one order per side
Replaces an existing Buy or Sell order, when you add a new one.
Note: For BrokerTec products, the Leave order type overrides this property.
Right-click action in Buy/Sell column
Enables your right-click in the Bid and Ask columns to either:
Quantity change increment
Changes quantity down with a left-click and up with a right-click.
Amount: Sets how much a quantity changes with one click.
Used for assigning TT Gateway-supported order types to the Order Type Selection menu.
Enables Market. Market orders cross the inside market to immediately fill.
(Stop Market Orders)
Enables Stop Market. Stops set the stop price for limit or market orders.X_TRADER supports Stop orders on all exchanges.
Refer to Triggered Stop Orders.
(Stop Limit Orders)
Enables Stop Limit. Stops set the stop price for limit or market orders. X_TRADER supports Stop orders on all exchanges.
# ticks from stop entry price: Sets the number of ticks the stop limit price is from the stop entry price. (Range is 0-10000)
(Trailing Stop Orders)
Enables Trailing Stop. Trailing Stop sets the price for a stop order a fixed distance from the current market price and moves dynamically. Trailing Stops can be limit or market orders.
# ticks from last traded price: Sets the number of ticks from the LTP your order trails.
Refer to Trailing Stop Orders.
Enables Iceberg. Sends only a portion of the order quantity to the market at a time. Each order quantity is equal. When one portion fills, the next portion is sent until the entire order quantity fills.
Default Disclosed Qty: Pre-sets disclosed quantity.
Refer to Iceberg Orders.
(Immediate or Cancel)
Enables Immediate or Cancel. IOC Immediately fills the order to the extent possible and cancels the balance.
(Fill or Kill)
Enables Fill or Kill. FOK immediately fills the entire order or immediately cancels the entire order.
Enables Market Limit Market. MLM sets a buy order placed above the best offer to fill by the best offer, and a sell order placed below the best bid to fill by the best bid.
Enables Minimum Volume. MV sets the minimum order quantity that must be available in the market or the entire order cancels.
Refer to Minimum Volume.
(Good 'til Cancel)
Keeps an order in the market until you cancel it or the contract expires.
Note: TT User Setup credentials are required to use this TIF.
(Limit On Open)
Enables Limit On Open. LOO sets limit orders that only execute at the open. Any portion not filled at the open cancels.
(Limit On Close)
Enables Limit On Close. LOC sends Limit orders during the closing auction of the current business day. Any portion not filled at the close cancels.
Enables If Touched. LIT submits the Limit order a set number of ticks away from the inside market and is activated when the market touches the price level.
# ticks from stop entry price: Sets the number of ticks the limit price is from the entry price.
(Refer to Triggered If Touched Orders)
Enables If Touched. MIT submits the Market order a set number of ticks away from the inside market and is activated when the market touches the price level.
(Refer to Triggered If Touched Orders)
Enables Market to Limit. MTL send a Market order with the condition that on a partial fill, the remaining quantity rests as a Limit order at the price that was just hit or taken. Available on TOCOM, SGX, and OSE (J-Gate).
(Refer to Limits on Market Orders)
(Limit To Market On Close)
Enables Limit to Market. LTM sets a limit order where any unfilled portion converts to a market order at the close.
Enables Best Limit. BL lets you join the best bid or offer without entering a price. Available on TOCOM.
(Refer to Best Limit)
Indicates the OCO strategy in use. Strategies are designed to accomplish specific goals. A Bracket applied to a current Long position is intended to exit the position at either a profit or a protective stop. Hence both orders must be Sell orders:
OCO: Type of Order 1
Type of Order 2
Sets the order type the two orders in an OCO relationship follow.
When one of the orders executes, the other cancels.
Note: If your OCO gets partially filled, the second order is reduced by the quantity the first order was filled.
Refer to Order Cancels Order.
Sends orders which can only be filled by an Aggressive order.
Note: This property enables by default. New and existing workspaces are automatically affected by the property.
Recenters all MD Trader windows when you recenter one. You can disable this property for individual windows.
Automatic grid centering
Enables MD Trader to automatically recenter itself based upon the parameters you set.
|Automatic grid centering:|
Every X seconds
Sets the number of seconds before MD Trader automatically re-centers.
Automatic grid centering: Inside Market Within X rows from top/bottom
Re-centers when the inside market is a set number of rows from the top or bottom of the grid.
Automatic grid centering: Display grid re-centering warning
Flashes in MD Trader before it re-centers.
|Order Type||Assigns buttons to order types enabled via the Order Types menu
in the Order Entry pane.|
Note: The order types set up as buttons will no longer appear in the Order Type selection menu
Lets you continuously execute the same order type without having to click the order type button again. The button and cursor highlight in yellow while the order type is in effect.
To discontinue sending the same order type, click the selected button again or select another order type.
Displays separate delete buttons for your working bids and offers.
Displays a delete all button for clearing both your working bids and offers.
Lets you flatten your position. Before MD Trader submits an offsetting order, it sends delete requests for all working orders for that contract. You need to send a second tradeout request if an existing working order is filled.
Using LIMIT order: Indicates the tradeout method is by Limit order. You can also determine how many ticks you will trade out to flatten your position. Assigning a specific number of ticks ensures your order (once entered and not necessarily executed) is only a pre-determined distance from the inside market. When you click the TradeOut button, you enter a Limit order based on the current price. If the market moves and the offsetting price is not available, your Limit order remains working at the price you entered it.
Note: This property does not guarantee your order will be executed because the market may move before you enter the order.
Using MARKET order: Indicates the tradeout method is a Market order.
When enabled, the (ticks into markets): field grays. When you click the TradeOut button, a market order seeks out the available offsetting order and executes against it.