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Intro to Rithmic Trader Pro (Charts Included)

 

Rithmic Trading Platform Pro Version

Rithmic Trader platform now has a Pro version that includes charts. Check out the video as I take you on an introductory tour of Rithmic Trader Pro’s new Time Chart functionality.

Interested in getting your hands on Rithmic Trader Pro?

Trading futures and options involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENDED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

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R|Trader Pro By Rithmic

 

We are pleased to announce that Rithmic LLC has just released a new version of R | Trader, called R | Trader Pro, which has a very similar look and feel to R | Trader, but now includes a robust charting package that covers multiple asset classes. With this new release, Rithmic LLC now offers a paper trading environment with LIVE market data for both R | Trader and R | Trader Pro. Optimus Futures considers Rithmic’s infrastructure for order routing and data dissemination to be the premier choice for brokers and clients.

Many popular front-end trading platforms have written to Rithmic, including MultiCharts,  SierraChart and Trade Navigator. Some of the benefits to choosing Rithmic’s routing infrastructure include: • Ultra low latency; • Live paper trading environment; • Rithmic servers are co-located in the same datacenter

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Futures Trading Costs Explained: Data and Execution

 

Futures trading costs

Besides finding a good methodology, there is the cost of commissions, platforms, and quotes which could be quite a burden on the account as far as cost. So here some of the ways to save on execution, platform, and other trading-related expenses:

1) If you are using an analytic charting and trading tool and pay the subscription for it, you might not need a platform that requires charting.  Why get futures and commodities charting twice and get charged for

Many platforms are free that don’t require fees at all.

Try Rithmic R-Trader if you are an E-mini SP trader and require fast execution. Keep in mind that the exchange charges trading technology companies for the use of quotes if it’s implemented

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E-mini Day Trading – What Do Traders Overlook?

 

The Six Important Elements if E-mini S&P Trading

Trading the E-mini S&P Strategies requires a methodology to trade successfully, but there are other elements and factors that traders should not overlook. These are not features that would help you choose a direction nor do they assure any success, but if you adhere to these rules, it will help you choose a methodology suitable for you. THERE IS A SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES TRADING.

1)      Decide which time of the day you want to trade. Some traders trade during the first one hour or two of the early session. Some feel that gives them a better chance as oppose to day trading the whole day.  In the early morning session, you will find there is more liquidity due to institutional flow, as oppose to more retail flow that could dominate in the afternoon hours.

2)      Price Feed-here is what you are looking

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Emini S&P Futures Contract – Day Trading Margins

 

Emini S&P Futures Contract – Day Trading Margins

Optimus Futures provides $500-day Futures trading margins for the Emini S&P which is one of the sought-after instruments by day traders. Please call us to inquire about Emini SP Trading 800 771 6748 email: General@optimusfutures.com 

Each Futures Clearing Merchant makes their own day trading margins for the ES contract. Also, you must know the specific cut-off time for day trading margins.   Overnight margins for the ES contact are determined by the exchange and as such are nonnegotiable. Please refer to this link ES Contract margins for overnight : ES Margins

However, we also want you to understand the risk and reward associated with futures trading and the risk you face utilizing such leverage.

Essentially, a trader with $5K, could trade up to 10 contracts (not a recommendation , the number of contracts is for illustration only).
Let’s do the math: if a trader loses more

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