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Optimus Futures trading broker review

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Futures Experience: Intermediate
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Optimus Futures

My experience with Optimus has been positive. Matt Zimberg understands the realities of trading and provides many relevant ideas for traders.
Best of all they have excellent tech support for the NT platform. If you're looking for a [new] broker Optimus is worth a look.

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Best of all they have excellent tech support for the NT platform. If you're looking for a [new] broker Optimus is worth a look.

Thank you for the kind words. We also have very strong familiarity with Sierra and MultiCharts amongst other platforms that we offer. Again, I appreciate you sharing your positive experience.
Matt

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As part of our continued efforts to offer more value for our customers, the Optimus team has been hard at work redesigning the SierraChart toolbar to make for a more pleasant visual display and reference to tools that some of you may use actively throughout your trading sessions.

At this time and age it is refreshing to see a brokerage firm that actually makes an effort to add value to the trading platforms they work with and do this on their own expense. I am very happy to see that Optimus respect their customers' right to choose and offer thorough instructions, support and extra value for all the Platforms they work with.
If I am not mistaking, Optimus are also among the very few who took the initiative to create instructional Videos for Sierra Chart (and the other platforms as well) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOGjoJXp0cmpaY-rXK1FsEc5a2QRqk3tc

This is a very welcome initiative. I am a big fan of Sierra Chart and I think that the graphics are one of the areas that can really benefit from a designer touch.

Matt/John, are you also planning to improve the design of the Sierra Chart Trade Window buttons ?


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Matt/John, are you also planning to improve the design of the Sierra Chart Trade Window buttons ?

This is definitely a possibility. So far we have received really good feedback on the current design, so we are on the right track.

We will do our best to enhance our customers experience with the current platforms which will include pricing as well.
Optimus is also working on new projects which we will announce here.
Thanks for the positive feedback.

Matt

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Soporte en la Operativa para Traders de Futuros en Español.

Trading Support for Futures Traders in Spanish.
Optimus trading group has recorded a large number of Videos in the Spanish language and will cover a large number of platforms in the upcoming weeks. We have started with SierraChart and soon will cover MultiCharts, R Trader, etc
Additionally, we have stated our Spanish support desk and will via email and/or Skype for overseas calls. Our tech support in Spanish will be headed by someone with extensive trading and programming experience.
There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading and is not suitable for all investors.


Sierra Chart (Español) - YouTube

Soporte en la Operativa para Traders de Futuros en Español.
Optimus Trading Group ha grabado una gran cantidad de Videos en lengua Española y contemplará un gran número de plataformas en las siguientes semanas. Hemos comenzado por SierraChart y pronto tendremos los grabaciones de Multicharts, R Trader, etc.
También hemos establecido nuestro soporte técnico en Español que podrá ser contactado por correo electrónico y/o Skype para llamadas desde el extranjero. Nuestro soporte técnico en Español estará dirigido por alguien con una gran experiencia en el trading y en la programación de sistemas.
Operar con futuros un riesgo sustancial de pérdida y puede no ser adecuado para todos los inversores.

Sierra Chart (Español) - YouTube

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R|Trader PRO Platform Free

Dear futures.io (formerly BMT) Members,

As of Sep 1, 2014 Optimus to the end of Dec 2014 will provide R-Trader PRO free of charge to its users.
(Inactivity fee of $10 will apply if less than 20RTs are traded a month. This will be charged quarterly)

R Trader Pro is a platform created directly by Rithmic, LLC to provide charting, order entry, order automation, and more for Rithmic’s low-latency high throughput order routing gateways:

-Server-side OCO (One Cancels Other) functionality
-Easy to use charting with time, range, tick, and volume bars
-Rich Excel integration:
-Perform calculations on incoming quotes
-Build fully-automated trading strategies using Excel formulas
-Pre-made futures strategies, such as calendar spreads, that are already defined for quick order entry
-Options on Futures support
-Ability to trade from the chart
-Time based execution (specify time to close position or initiate positions)
-Live streaming Spreadsheet
-Variety of Gateway option for better connectivity
-Can work in conjunction with Sierra, Multi and Market Delta while accessing the same account if Rithmic data is used.
-Can serve as a back up to your primary platform (if you use the Rithmic) feed

There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading.

Please let me know if you have any questions

Matt
Optimus Trading Group

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to the end of Dec 2014 will provide R-Trader PRO free of charge to its users.

Please let me know if you have any questions

Matt
Optimus Trading Group

And then what will the cost be?

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And then what will the cost be?

In 2015 we will decide, but this will not affect current subscribers who take this offer now.
It is really likely that we will just continue it for free. Typically, I just like to work with dates, because this is not our software.

Matt

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Matt, can you show how to automate a time based execution on R-Trader? Is this only for exits or for entry as well?

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Matt, can you show how to automate a time based execution on R-Trader? Is this only for exits or for entry as well?

No, this is for entry or exit. You can specify a specific time for the execution.
Certain times at the close there could be another "push" or if you feel the move will exhaust itself by a certain time, you can either exit or enter a new position.

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