CTS T4's Brian Murphy (Director of Business Development) - Ask Me Anything (AMA) - Brokers and Data Feeds | futures.io
futures io futures trading


CTS T4's Brian Murphy (Director of Business Development) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)
Started: by Big Mike Views / Replies:23,630 / 129
Last Reply: Attachments:3

Welcome to futures io.

Welcome, Guest!

This forum was established to help traders (especially futures traders) by openly sharing indicators, strategies, methods, trading journals and discussing the psychology of trading.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading forums:
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive on our forums.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendor advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in openness and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, it is not something tangible you can download.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.


You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community. It's free and simple, and we will never resell your private information.

-- Big Mike

Reply
 3  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

CTS T4's Brian Murphy (Director of Business Development) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

  #41 (permalink)
 Vendor: www.ctsfutures.com 
Chicago, IL
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: CTS
Favorite Futures: oil
 
CTS1's Avatar
 
Posts: 49 since Feb 2013
Thanks: 4 given, 59 received


Sparting View Post
Hi Brian.

What brokers supporting CTS T4?
Whether there is a list?
Except these brokers&clearings, certainly?

-ABN AMRO
-Advanced Futures
-Advantage Futures
-Bunge
-Crossland LLC
-Cunningham Futures Clearing
-DeepDiscountTrading.com
-Dorman Trading
-Dynamic Securities
-FC Stone
-The Gelber Group
-Gibraltar Futures
-Knight Futures
-Kottke Associates, LLC
-Macquarie
-RJ O'Brien and Associates, LLC
-Tenco, Inc
-Wolverine Trading
-TradeMaven Clearing

That is a good list. Here is the link to our site for a Customer List. CTS | Cunningham Trading Systems

Thanks Brian

If you have any questions about the products or services provided by CTS, please send me a Private Message or use the BMT "Ask Me Anything" thread
Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to CTS1 for this post:
 
  #42 (permalink)
Elite Member
Tallinn
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader,Sierra Chart
Broker/Data: Amp Futures/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: ES,ZN,6E
 
Posts: 2 since May 2010
Thanks: 1 given, 2 received


CTS1 View Post
That is a good list. Here is the link to our site for a Customer List. CTS | Cunningham Trading Systems

Thanks Brian

I know this list too, but

ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC
Advantage Futures, LLC
Bunge Chicago, Inc.
Crossland LLC
Dorman Trading
FC Stone, L.L.C.
Macquarie Futures USA LLC
Rand Financial Serviecs Inc.
R.J. O'Brien & Associates, LLC
Vision Financial Markets LLC

are the clearing FCM.

Also there is the following question-
#What brokers or IB work with them now?#

To go on their sites and
search, search and search.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Sparting for this post:
 
  #43 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,382 received


As a follow-up to our last AMA, Brian posted a screenshot on the new options interface here:

https://futures.io/cts-t4/26475-cts-option-sheets.html#post311887

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Big Mike for this post:
 
  #44 (permalink)
Watch Your Risk
West Coast
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: X_Trader, Bookmap, R|T
Broker/Data: IQ Feed, TT, CQG, Rithmic
Favorite Futures: Index Futures, Energy and Interest Rate spreads
 
bathrobe's Avatar
 
Posts: 57 since Oct 2010
Thanks: 31 given, 25 received

Hi Brian, will charts be available with the auto spreader? Another question is will stops be able to be placed on the auto spreader dom, some of your competitors in this area are not able to place stops in auto spreader?

Are you able to post any details about any of the functionality of the auto spreader or how it might work?

Thanks,

Chris

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to bathrobe for this post:
 
  #45 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
london
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: various
Favorite Futures: Glockenspiel
 
Posts: 166 since Jan 2012
Thanks: 43 given, 153 received

Futures Edge on FIO

What value do you place on the webinars on FIO?

 
In terms of new functionality, a button that resets the volume at price (total) in the contract window would be good. This would allow an easier view of market development as it moves through the day

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to TheDude for this post:
 
  #46 (permalink)
Elite Member
Georgia, US
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: Various
Favorite Futures: Various
 
josh's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,898 since Jan 2011
Thanks: 5,143 given, 11,206 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary

Brian, TheDude just reminded me of one serious gripe with the DOM that I just could not understand (and maybe did not understand correctly). The volume at price display is an essential and very nice feature; however, it seems that instead of automatically adjusting the scale automatically, there is an option in the properties under Display->Prop Scale that requires the user to manually go and adjust the scale. Obviously this is a huge pain, particularly as the scale value is currently "4250" -- what that means I don't know (the manual does not say I don't think) and it does not seem to be a fixed scale from 0 to 100 for example. In short, the bars are visible early on, like so, this was taken a few minutes before the open:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


But very quickly, the view becomes unreadable like so:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


4550 and 4575 have very different volume traded, but the visual in the profile is the same; ditto for higher prices. So, I have to change the scale (increase the value) to make it look like this:

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


Why not just auto-adjust the scale?


Last edited by josh; March 19th, 2013 at 11:21 AM.
Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to josh for this post:
 
  #47 (permalink)
 Vendor: www.ctsfutures.com 
Chicago, IL
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: CTS
Favorite Futures: oil
 
CTS1's Avatar
 
Posts: 49 since Feb 2013
Thanks: 4 given, 59 received


bathrobe View Post
Hi Brian, will charts be available with the auto spreader? Another question is will stops be able to be placed on the auto spreader dom, some of your competitors in this area are not able to place stops in auto spreader?

Are you able to post any details about any of the functionality of the auto spreader or how it might work?

Thanks,

Chris

Chris, I just got my hands on the Alpha version so give me some time to play with it and I will post some details. The charts will be part of the auto spreader as you can chart the custom spreads that you create. I will post more as I get more information.

Thanks Brian

If you have any questions about the products or services provided by CTS, please send me a Private Message or use the BMT "Ask Me Anything" thread
Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to CTS1 for this post:
 
  #48 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
Wash DC
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: multiple
Favorite Futures: varies
 
Posts: 66 since Sep 2011
Thanks: 8 given, 24 received

My complaints about the platform have been shared with CQG a few times, seems they have other agendas than my issues, which I understand. That being said, Brian, maybe you could explain to the forum your primary client, and who you guys focus on the most, as there are some basic options your platform does not offer that when inquired about, one is told something along the lines of 'this is harder to change than you think and although we know about it, its not on our horizon anytime soon.' As I said, I understand that, but given your feature set (basic charts, basic ladders, limited customization, CST only, new options page seemed very important and now an autospreader) seems you are focused on technology limited ex-chicago floor traders that want simple execution with charting in a very competitive price point.


Thanks.


CTS1 View Post
Chris, I just got my hands on the Alpha version so give me some time to play with it and I will post some details. The charts will be part of the auto spreader as you can chart the custom spreads that you create. I will post more as I get more information.

Thanks Brian

Any update?


josh View Post
Brian, TheDude just reminded me of one serious gripe with the DOM that I just could not understand (and maybe did not understand correctly). The volume at price display is an essential and very nice feature; however, it seems that instead of automatically adjusting the scale automatically, there is an option in the properties under Display->Prop Scale that requires the user to manually go and adjust the scale. Obviously this is a huge pain, particularly as the scale value is currently "4250" -- what that means I don't know (the manual does not say I don't think) and it does not seem to be a fixed scale from 0 to 100 for example. In short, the bars are visible early on, like so, this was taken a few minutes before the open:

The scale you set it at is how many lots it takes at that price for a new segment of the horizontal bar to show up... if you follow that. Not sure the best way to explain it. This is how TT was when I had it also.

Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to Frank R for this post:
 
  #49 (permalink)
Elite Member
Georgia, US
 
Futures Experience: None
Platform: Various
Favorite Futures: Various
 
josh's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,898 since Jan 2011
Thanks: 5,143 given, 11,206 received
Forum Reputation: Legendary


Frank R View Post
The scale you set it at is how many lots it takes at that price for a new segment of the horizontal bar to show up... if you follow that. Not sure the best way to explain it. This is how TT was when I had it also.


Makes sense -- I just can't figure why T4 does not automatically change the scale (or at least have an option to). On a price chart, on every platform I've ever used, T4 included, the price scale automatically changes when a new high or low is made; so why doesn't the profile scale change so that the volume profile is readable? Hopefully this would be addressed.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to josh for this post:
 
  #50 (permalink)
Trading for Fun
Wash DC
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: multiple
Favorite Futures: varies
 
Posts: 66 since Sep 2011
Thanks: 8 given, 24 received



josh View Post
Makes sense -- I just can't figure why T4 does not automatically change the scale (or at least have an option to). On a price chart, on every platform I've ever used, T4 included, the price scale automatically changes when a new high or low is made; so why doesn't the profile scale change so that the volume profile is readable? Hopefully this would be addressed.

Pretty much you want to set a "max" level, be it 50, 75, 100% of the area of the horizontal volume bar, and the highest volume would fill up the max and everything else would adjust in conjunction, correct? Maybe other platforms have it and I have never noticed it, but the TT and CQG doms do not have this that I can recall... so I doubt CQG will be offering this any time soon.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Frank R for this post:

Reply



futures io > > > > CTS T4's Brian Murphy (Director of Business Development) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)
 

Spring Grains Outlook w/Sean Lusk @ Walsh Trading

Elite only

FIO Video Journal Challenge featuring NinjaTrader ($2,000+ of prizes)

April

Process above all else w/Anthony Crudele @ Futures Radio Show

Elite only

Machine Learning - Quantitative Trading w/Martin Froehler @ Quantiacs

Elite only

Market Dynamics w/Peter Davies @ Jigsaw Trading

Elite only

Ask Me Anything w/Patrick Rooney @ Trading Technologies

Apr 18

Ask Me Anything w/FuturesTrader71

Apr 19

Machine Learning w/Kris Longmore

Elite only

Market Analysis w/Dave Forss

Apr 25

Introducing iSystems with Stage 5 Trading

Apr 27
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Webinar: CTS T4 platform and services, Tue Sep 7 2011 Big Mike CTS T4 7 July 3rd, 2015 11:33 AM
Alphatrends.net Review (Brian Shannon) Big Mike Vendors and Product Reviews 8 October 11th, 2014 05:25 PM
CTS T4 and Brokers LukeGeniol Brokers and Data Feeds 61 February 7th, 2013 10:57 AM
CTS T4 PandaWarrior CTS T4 4 April 25th, 2012 08:29 PM
Brian Sack Is Out kbit News and Current Events 0 April 5th, 2012 01:14 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:16 AM.

no new posts
Page generated 2017-03-28 in 0.15 seconds with 20 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.166.85.29