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New account Sierra with Denali data- basic questions

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New account Sierra with Denali data- basic questions

I apologize in advance as I知 sure what I知 asking here is a fairly common question that has been answered but would love a little guidance.

I am looking to use Sierra chart to trade - coming from thinkorswim. I am used to everything all being inclusive under TOS so setting it up through separate sources is a little confusing. I generally think I understand but have a few 電umb questions since I知 new at having to get multiple services to set up an account.

So my end goal is to trade ES, NQ, YM, ZB, ZC & CL

I am guessing this means I could use the 電enali data from Sierra chart? I like the idea of getting data from Sierra since it will work well with their platform in theory.

Question 1: Is that correct that Denali would work to trade those markets?

I also see there is 鉄ierra chart futures order routing service with data

Question 2: what is this? Do I need it? when I first read the title of 途outing service I assumed it means I don稚 need a dorman or Philip Capital- but then I read further and see I do need a broker (is that the right term? Again sorry new to having services so fragmented for setup) so what is this exactly and do I need it/ want it?

I wrote dorman to try and set up an account- they replied with: 展e recently received your application for a new account. Please confirm: who is your broker through Dorman Trading? Are you currently working with a broker or would you like to be assigned to an in-house broker? Please respond to this email so that we may proceed with

I replied- I am wanting a new account to self trade using Sierra chart platform and data
I知 not sure what they are really asking me? Or if I need them?

I know there are IBs which if my understanding is correct act as a middleman to help get things set up? But I知 not sure I want/need one - because I question what value do they bring once my account is set up, and don稚 they keep charging?

I saw the owner of optimus futures on many of these forums seemed very helpful, but wasn稚 sure I wanted to keep paying extra fees once I知 set up, and was thinking I would just use Sierra data anyway etc.

So as you can see, I have some confusion on the clear path I need to go to.

My end goal is
-to have the best unfiltered raw tick data with the most depth possible for the markets I listed above
-trade on Sierra chart
-wishlist: would be also be able to access my positions / trading on mobile app (fine if different than Sierra - as long as I can buy/sell when on the go)
-would be great if the data could be used also in TradingView to accommodate the above wishlist of mobile trading- but not sure Denali would work that way

Any advice for a not so new trader, but very new to going outside the Tos ecosystem would be most appreciated!


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Q1: If you go for Full CME Group (CME, CBOT, COMEX, NYMEX) with Market Depth for nonprofessional Trading accounts for $31.25 you access to all markets with Denali Exhange Data Feed

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