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Old September 11th, 2014, 06:40 PM   #421 (permalink)
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Hello futures.io (formerly BMT) Guys, I have come to the realization that R|Trader pro provides stock quotes that are live at no additional cost.
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Old September 12th, 2014, 11:41 AM   #422 (permalink)
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thanks matt for assisting in the setup up my account with CTS T4 so quickly.

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Old September 12th, 2014, 12:24 PM   #423 (permalink)
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thanks matt for assisting in the setup up my account with CTS T4 so quickly.

You are most welcome. You have chosen a good platform, and if you need any assistance, please let us know.
Thank you for your business and trust!
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Old September 17th, 2014, 09:38 PM   #424 (permalink)
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R API + for SierraChart

Hello Guys, we have implemented server side OCO for SierraChart.
As you know the rithmic connectivity so far as not been server side, so if you wish to switch to Server Side (R API +), please let me know. Thank you to the teams in SierraChart and Rithmic who made this happen.

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Old September 18th, 2014, 01:40 AM   #425 (permalink)
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Just wanted to say..that I've been trading some very volatile moves in Cl lately.especially today with the Oil report. As always, the execution has been flawless. I have traded with other brokers in the past..and I've never had the immediate fills like I have with Optimus. Again, this isn't Sim..this is live.

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Old September 18th, 2014, 02:03 AM   #426 (permalink)
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Just wanted to say..that I've been trading some very volatile moves in Cl lately.especially today with the Oil report. As always, the execution has been flawless. I have traded with other brokers in the past..and I've never had the immediate fills like I have with Optimus. Again, this isn't Sim..this is live.

Thank you for being such a fan of Optimus over the years!

Our goal was and always will be to improve execution, add features and platforms that traders could take advantage of. We are actively communicating with our technology partners to bring new and added features.
Again, thank you for the feedback and loyalty.
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Old September 18th, 2014, 10:58 AM   #427 (permalink)
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Excuse the rant but thought I should chime in with my experience of Optimus.

@Skinchin, I am very sorry you feel this way. Please be aware that Rithmic provides only 30 days of demo, and that is the CME regulation where one can provide only 30 days of demo for every 12 month period. We are not the ones who have cut you off. As an FYI, the demo starts from the day of registration, not when you decide to login.

When you have a funded account, we are allowed by law to provide you with additional demo credentials that would allow you to finish your strategy and/or method. This is what we have tried to suggest.

I am always looking to improve my services, have an open mind and accept criticism as a way to listen to customers to make things better. But, in your case, there is really nothing that I could have done. During the time you have the demo, we have been helping you as much as we could, but once variables that are beyond our control come into the picture, there is nothing we could do.

I wish you well and thank you for the feedback.

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PS. @Skinchin, I appreciate you removing the original post. But, please realize that we take the good and the bad. In Lieu of your issue, we have discussed internally that maybe we could lower the account minimums in some instances so you can get feeds like IQFeed which are way cheaper with a funded account.
This would allow you to continue testing your strategy.

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Old October 1st, 2014, 01:44 AM   #428 (permalink)
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We are pleased to announce that the owners of Vision Financial Markets, LLC (“Vision”) and ADM Investor Services, Inc. (“ADMIS”) recently executed a long term agreement to form a business alliance wherein Vision will transfer its network of customers to ADMIS on either October 31, 2014 or November 28, 2014, pending regulatory approval. Once this transfer has occurred, ADMIS will provide all FCM trade execution, clearing, custody, treasury, market information and research services to these transferred customers and Vision will exit the futures clearing arena.

We look forward with great enthusiasm to a new chapter that provides customers with ADMIS’s financial strength and our mutual commitment to exceptional customer service. ADMIS has been a leader in the futures brokerage industry for over 45 years and is known for its financial strength and responsible business practices. ADMIS currently has $304 million in equity capital (August, 2014) of which $128 million is excess capital beyond what they are required to maintain by law. They provide customers with a full array of services including online access to account statements and trading tools such as quotes, charts and research reports via their secure website. The company is headquartered in Chicago and its international reach is fortified by its sister companies, branches and affiliates in New York, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Taiwan and Mumbai. Both within the US and internationally, ADMIS and its sister companies are clearing members of over 20 different exchanges including CME Group, ICE Futures US, ICE Futures Canada, ICE Futures Europe, Dubai Mercantile Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. ADMIS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) which is ranked as a Fortune 100 company and had 2013 net sales of approximately $90 billion.

ADM has been a member of the CME Group since 1927. Full financial reports, a complete list of exchange memberships and a comprehensive account of all the company’s services can be found by visiting the ADM Investor Services website at Futures Brokerage and Clearing | ADM Investor Services We feel very confident that the Optimus technical trading expertise along with the sound financial stability that ADMIS offers will allow customers the comfort required in a brokerage firm. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions regarding these changes. We can be reached directly at (561) 367-8686 or toll free at (800) 771-6748, or by email at general (AT) optimusfutures.com.

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Old October 1st, 2014, 12:05 PM   #429 (permalink)
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This should be a really good move for the Optimus customers. ADM is a well-respected firm and highly capitalized. This should place you guys head and shoulders above all the small IBs.
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Old October 2nd, 2014, 10:29 AM   #430 (permalink)
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Hey Matt and the Optimus team.
This is wonderful news. These days when many retail brokers are in the race to "Zero Commission" it is very impressive to see how you guys don't neglect other aspects of this business and succeed to improve your customers funds security but still offer very competitive commissions.

I am very pleased to know that my trading will be cleared through the solid hands of ADM and I totally agree that the Optimus technical trading expertise along with the sound financial stability that ADMIS offers will allow customers the comfort required in a brokerage firm.

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