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Ironbeam - Mike Murphy (Director of Trading) - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

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Hey @tturner86 - good question.

Anyone that's used legacy Firetip will notice that there many of the widgets in Firetip X have the same names. The core tools from legacy Firetip are there, but Firetip X approaches these tools from a new angle.

Firetip X is completely formula based. Traders can use the 300+ built-in indicators and formulas, or create and edit their own. These formulas can not only be used as indicators, but can also be applied as custom order types, trade signals, or plotted to your quote board as their own cell/column/row. This includes the ability to code directly to the API from the front end trading platform. Legacy Firetip doesn't have the formulas or API capabilities that X has.

Another difference is that Firetip X uses the same code across all platforms/operating systems. You can create a workspace on the web platform, and open it on your iPhone, Android, tablet, or the desktop app and vice versa. You can even code indicators or formulas on the Android or iOS app if you really wanted to.

Firetip X will also feature the new spread builder in an upcoming release - where a user can create a new option or futures spread and submit it to the exchange to create the instrument if valid & send out an RFQ to trade it (if the spread doesn't already exist).

There are many more differences which I'm sure we will cover in future webinars on here, but these are a few of the big ones that come to mind

What other trading platforms do you offer?

Terry

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What other trading platforms do you offer?

Terry

We offer everything under the CQG and Rithmic umbrellas as well as some of the TT products. There are too many to list, but I'll list some of the more popular 3rd party platforms that we see a lot of customers signing up for: R Trader, Sierra Chart, TradingView, Jigsaw, MultiCharts, CTS, Bookmap, Trade Navigator, and QST.


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Do you support NT?

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Do you support NT?

We do support NinjaTrader licenses that were purchased prior to March of 2015.

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Any plans to add 2FA security to the Ironbeam portal login?

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Any plans to add 2FA security to the Ironbeam portal login?

Yes! The Ironbeam site portal is currently undergoing a full revamp. I'll shoot you a message when we're closer to release.

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Is it possible if you could waive the $10/month for users of Ninjatrader with CQG?

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Is it possible if you could waive the $10/month for users of Ninjatrader with CQG?

There are fees charged by data providers that we do not participate in, the $10/month CQG connection fee is one of them. While we do our best to assist with all fees charged by us, data fees related to data providers such as CQG or the exchange go to them directly without any add on fees from us.

Feel free to reach out with any questions. (312) 765 7228. There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Full Details.
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When your web site refers to "native" Linux application.....is that a desktop application or a web interface?

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