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Do you synchronize your PC time exactly with CME?

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A better option is to disable the genuine W32Time service and use something like Meinberg NTP.
Then choose as main NTP server pool and you'll be god to go.
The standard Windows time service with the default configuration is not good enough for trading purposes.

Awesome tip!! I wasn't aware of these solutions.

I manually re-synched via the Windows control panel dialogs, but it was a pain, in two or 3 days the clock would loose sync.

The platform I use (exclusive to the Brazilian market) gets the time information directly from the exchange feed, so for that it wasn't affecting me much, but was kind of odd to see the system clock and the exchange clock out of sync.

Now no more. Thanks!!

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