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Anyone using NinjaTrader 8 with TD Ameritrade

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Hi, Is anyone using NinjaTrader 8 with TD Ameritrade,
since I have a couple of questions:

1. Can I operate in Ninjatrader chart NQ, MNQ with my account in TDameritrade? How works?

2. how you pay the fees?

if any one have experience working with Ninjatrader+ TDameritrade let me know your experience.

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Not currently using NT8 with TDA but here is a quick response.

Using NT8 to trade futures via TDA is not popular (maybe not possible see link in list of links below).

For NT8 I have seen TDA positioned as the best low costs source for some market index, and other metrics. A recent NT8 release expanded options trading capabilities at TDA but not yet positioned as a full feature replacement for TOS.

In general Interactive Brokers appears to a more popular 'Alt" broker than TDA for NT8 users.
In short based on the very limited post above I would loosely encourage you towards IB over TDA.


Here a are a few links
HOW - get connected: https://ninjatrader.com/ConnectionGuides/TDAmeritrade-Connection-Guide

https://ninjatrader.com/support/forum/forum/ninjatrader-8/platform-technical-support-aa/1111737-live-future-data-for-td-ameritrade

Search the NT8 forum for the term "Ameritrade" surfaces a long list of topics I would review prior to trading TDA via NT8.
https://ninjatrader.com/support/forum/search?searchJSON=%7B%22keywords%22%3A%22Ameritrade%22%2C%22channel%22%3A%5B%5D%2C%22sort%22%3A%7B%22lastcontent%22%3A%22desc%22%7D%2C%22view%22%3A%22%22%2C%22exclude_type%22%3A%5B%22vBForum_PrivateMessage%22%5D%7D&btnSubmit=


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