QST

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Overview

QST offers an advanced trading platform for both individual investors and brokers. QST gives you the ability to trade from almost all windows including charts. It incorporates an intuitive left click = buy / right click = sell, single click trading functionality, and advanced account management features with multi-account access. There are six versions of the platform available: QST Lite Basic, QST Lite Advanced, Silver Plus Pit, Broker Plus Pit, Gold Plus and Platinum. View pricing for the different versions in the Platform Fact Sheet.

Platform Fact Sheet
User Guide

Highlights

  • Trade from multiple windows
  • Single click trading
  • Drag and drop order modification
  • Toggle between live trading and paper trading
  • Single click to modify orders
  • Manage multiple workspaces via tabs
  • Display live orders and fills on charts
  • Display all positions and fills in a single window
  • "Mobile Desktop" allows users to save a copy of their workspace on their desktop, and see the same exact view and configuration from any login location
  • Fully customizable windows
  • Trades route over CQG's infrastructure

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Supported Instruments Supported Exchanges Routing Infrastructure
Futures Options on Futures Stocks Options on Stocks Multiple Exchanges Available CQG  
Yes
Yes
No
No
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Basic Features
Route orders to pit Routes orders electronically Intraday charting Historical charting Streaming real time quotes Market Depth Window Trading Hours1 Simulated Trading Audible alerts Export to Excel
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
24/7 Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced Features
Algorithmic trading Trailing stops2 Bracket orders Single click trading Trade from chart  
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Order Types
Market Limit Stop2 Stop Limit2 Stop With Limit2 Order Cancel Order Spreads  
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Platform Pricing Demo Features
Monthly Fee Transaction Fees3 Demo Available4 Paper Trading5 Real-time Data
Depends on subscription.
Please see Platform Fact Sheet.
As low as 15 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 

1 Access to markets may be limited by exchange and/or platform server maintenance.
2 The use of Stop Loss or contingent orders may not protect profits, and may not limit losses to the amount intended. Certain market conditions make it difficult or impossible to execute such orders.
3 Transaction fee pricing is per contract per side.
4 A 15 day demo is available.
5 Paper trading is not available once customer is live on QST Lite.

Trading futures and options involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.

There are unique risks associated with utilizing Internet-based order execution trading systems including, but not limited to, the failure of hardware, software and Internet connection. Vision does not control signal power, its reception or routing via Internet, configuration of your equipment or reliability of its connection. Vision is not responsible for communication failures, distortions or delays when trading via the Internet.

Supported Exchanges

QST routed over CQG supports:

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange ("CME")
  • Chicago Board of Trade ("CBOT")
  • New York Mercantile Exchange/The Commodity Exchange ("NYMEX/COMEX")
  • The Intercontinental Exchange ("ICE")
  • NYSE Liffe

QST routed over RAN supports:

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange ("CME")
  • Chicago Board of Trade ("CBOT")
  • New York Mercantile Exchange/The Commodity Exchange ("NYMEX/COMEX")
  • The Intercontinental Exchange ("ICE")
  • NYSE Liffe
Please note, not all contracts are available to trade.

CQG's Routing Infrastructure

  • Routes over established low latency infrastructure
  • Ability to select CQG data center nearest you for a lower latency solution. Your order routes to the CQG data center closest to you and across CQGs point-to-point connection to the exchange you are trading on.
  • Robust credit controls
  • Ability to set percentage or dollar based daily loss limit*
*please note: CQG does not auto liquidate


TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.