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Hi,

What platform would be able to create futures synthetic spreads / trade spreads without costing a bomb?

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I'm not sure of the cost on Interactive Brokers but generally they are very good on price. My first answer (not 100% sure but worth a look) would be them.

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Thanks , I am on IB. The futures cost a alot though. Plus as much as I understood from one post, IB does not follow the SPAN margins, not exactly sure if that is true.

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TT, cts futures and cqg all offer some version of a spreader.

While TT is expensive at around $1800/month, I believe they may have a transaction based model where you pay $400 + 0.3 per contact.


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Have a look at the Tradesniper feature on CTS T4 it might be up your alley

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TT, cts futures and cqg all offer some version of a spreader.

While TT is expensive at around $1800/month, I believe they may have a transaction based model where you pay $400 + 0.3 per contact.


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There is X Trader Pro which is $1500-$1,700 a month depending on the FCM.
The transactional model is via TT Trader which is $400 per month +.3 routing per contract as stated above.


Please reach out to us at Optimus, and we can find the right set up for you.

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Hi,

What platform would be able to create futures synthetic spreads / trade spreads without costing a bomb?

Depending on the exact kind of spreads you are looking to trade ( simple futures spreads? advanced options spreads?) there are the regular platforms many mentioned like CQG, TT etc. but you may want to also check out CQG Q trader at $40 month or our free platform E-futures Int'l

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