• Michael,

    I am not aware of any requirements for CME Direct. It is not supported by all FCMs though so you should ask yours to see if they support it.
    Also, charts are pretty basic on it so I would not recommend it if you need a charting. It is mainly designed for point and click trading.

  • One platform that doesn’t seem to be known is CME Direct which I currently use. I have used CQG in the past but I really didn’t like it very much.
    For me, CME Direct is the best option if you trade only the CME as it is completely free (you don’t even pay for market data and they don’t add a per executed contract charge). You can also connect it…[Read more]

  • Laurent replied to the topic General Questions in the forum Main Forum 3 years, 11 months ago

    As an alternative, you could use plotly: https://plot.ly/ (even though it requires more work), the chart are of great quality and you have the possibility to create dashboards.
    There’s also an excel plugin.

  • Hi Joseph,

    What do you think of buying the U8-U9-U0 fly now that it is trading around 0-0.5?

    Thanks

  • Laurent replied to the topic The Z turn in the forum Main Forum 4 years, 1 month ago

    Thank you for your answer!

    To answer your questions:
    * Regarding s or wo, you are correct, it is the standard weighted calculation based on either the outrights or the spread (fly) market (the data is hidden in a group).
    * FoF is a fly of fly, I think you call this an arb, am I correct? I don’t really use it but I wanted to keep an eye on them.
    *…[Read more]

  • Laurent replied to the topic The Z turn in the forum Main Forum 4 years, 1 month ago

    Thank you for your answer!

    To answer your questions:
    * Regarding s or wo, you are correct, it is the standard weighted calculation based on either the outrights or the spread (fly) market (the data is hidden in a group).
    * FoF is a fly of fly, I think you call this an arb, am I correct? I don’t really use it but I wanted to keep an eye on them.
    *…[Read more]

  • Laurent replied to the topic The Z turn in the forum Main Forum 4 years, 1 month ago

    Thank you for this, however I think I am still struggling to turn adjust the Z contracts and would appreciate some help if possible.
    Would you be able to share the current 6 months fly curve by any chance? I have attached a copy of mine with the 3 months curve. They both look very jagged…
    I have tried to adjust them by slightly changing the…[Read more]

  • Hi Joseph,

    Thank you for posting this and for your contributions to the forum! Any hints on when the Part 4 (Market-Making) will be available by any chance?

    Thanks!