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Each order you place specifies a Time in Force (TIF) along with the Order Type. TIF indicates how long the order will remain active before it is executed or before it expires. Available TIF options may change, depending on the order type, exchange an...
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A trade consists of at least two separate orders (one buy and one sell order). Trades can be executed using different order types and in different combinations, with the end result being offsetting orders to enter and exit the trade. The following ar...
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Barchart Trader provides multiple ways for you to execute a trade, view your positions, and manage your account. Here are some common questions regarding trading:How can I place an order?The easiest way is to use the Docked Order Entry Bar, found at ...
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The Orders Summary panel shows orders for one specific symbol. This shows the same information as the Orders area on the DOM Trader panel.Canceling OrdersWorking orders can be cancelled from the Orders Summary panel by right-clicking on them. You may...
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With the Quoteboard open, right-click on the symbol, and select Place Trade.Result: The Order Entry panel appears for the symbol:Click the desired Quick Action button (top right of panel) to place an order. Choices are to Buy or Sell at Market, Buy o...
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Quick Order Mode EnabledThe following instructions apply when "Quick Order Mode" is Enabled on the Order Entry panel, displayed on the right side of the chart. This will allow you to place a Buy or Sell Stop, or Buy or Sell Limit order at the price o...
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Chart Trader gives you the ability to trade futures contracts directly from a chart. You can monitor positions and P&L as the market updates in real-time, as well as place market, limit and stop orders. Chart Trader is activated when you click the Ch...
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Open the Order Ticket PanelClick the + button, found on the bottom right of the application. From the Trading grouping in the panel chooser, click Order Ticket.A preview window appears. If desired, change the symbol.Click Add to Workspace.Manually Co...
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The Order Ticket panel is a more familiar order entry interface for many traders. It allows you to enter an order for a specific symbol with additional customization of the order.LayoutThe top of the panel displays quote information for the symbol sh...
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You can place orders from the DOM Trader by simply clicking on a price in the ladder to place a stop or limit order. Order quantity is determined by the Quantity field, found in the Orders section at the bottom of DOM Trader. You may also click the M...
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Click the + button, found on the bottom right of the application. From the Trading grouping in the panel chooser, click DOM Trader.A preview window appears. If desired, change the symbol.Click Add to Workspace. Result: If this is the first panel adde...
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The DOM Trader (Depth of Market) panel is identical to the Market Depth Ladder, with the additional ability to trade directly from the Order Book and analyze limit orders as they develop.The DOM Trader provides the same bid, ask and cumulative volume...
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The Trading View tab contains a customizable Orders & Fills table that allows you to view all working, filled, rejected and canceled orders. Use the drop-down list at the top left to select Orders & Fills, Orders only, or Fills only:When viewing both...
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The Trading View tab contains a customizable Accounts & Positions table. It is located just under the permanently docked order ticket. Use the drop-down list at the top left to select Accounts & Positions, Accounts only, or Positions only:When viewin...
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The left side of the Trading View (just under the global trading account) shows you an overview of one symbol, along with its position in the selected trading account. This symbol is selected in one of two ways:You can click the Symbol Search icon in...
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The Trading View, accessible from the Menu Bar at the top of the application, is a portfolio and trading account management tool that allows you to access all of your trading records and information in one central location.Using the Trading View, you...
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The full Order Ticket is a more familiar order entry interface for many traders. Accessed by clicking the "ticket" button from the Docked Order Entry bar, it allows for additional order options:Switch to Full Order Entry ModeClick the Ticket button i...
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Now you can practice before you trade using all the same Barchart Trader tools as found in an actual funded trading account.Set up one or more virtual paper trading accounts and perfect your trading skills in a simulated trading environment. Your pap...
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The area at the top of the Trading View is designed for quick keyboard entry of trades. You can choose to enter an order using either an auto-complete order expression (1), by repeating a previous order, or by using the standard Order Ticket (2).Orde...
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For users with multiple trading accounts, the "active" trading account is an application-wide setting. You will choose an account from which all widgets in the application will trade from at any one time.You can be confident that all trades placed ar...
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