R | Trader ™

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Overview

R | Trader may be well suited for the trader who wants quick execution on the electronic markets. Traders have the ability to trade futures and options from a price ladder or an order ticket on both R | Trader and R | Trader Pro. Traders have the ability to trade from charts on R | Trader Pro. R | Trader also offers option chains, prebuilt strategies for futures and options plus streaming real-time quotes.

Platform Fact Sheet
User Guide

Highlights

  • Robust charting package available on R | Trader Pro
  • Quote dissemination is quick and clean (and the quotes are non-throttled)
  • Orders are routed quickly to Globex (Rithmic servers co-located in same datacenter as CME servers)
  • Flexible controls (e.g. margin)
  • Comprehensive display and ability to trade electronic options
  • Advanced order types are supported including Order Cancels Order and synthetic stops
  • No monthly platform fee for R | Trader and $25.00 for R | Trader Pro
  • Windows (including price ladders) can be viewed outside the main application window for convenience
  • Supports pulse order entry
  • Trades route over Rithmic's infrastructure

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Supported Instruments Supported Exchanges Routing Infrastructure
Futures Options on Futures Stocks Options on Stocks Multiple Exchanges Available Rithmic  
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Yes
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Basic Features
Route orders to pit Routes orders electronically Intraday charting5 Historical charting5 Streaming real time quotes Market Depth Window Trading Hours1 Simulated Trading Audible alerts Export to Excel
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
24/7
Yes
Fill and error alerts
Yes
Advanced Features
Algorithmic trading Trailing stops2 Bracket orders Single click trading Trade from chart5 Pulse order entry  
No
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
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Platform Pricing Demo Features
Monthly Fee Transaction Fees3 Demo Available4 Paper Trading Real-time Data  
Free for R | Trader, $25 for R | Trader Pro 20 ¢ for R | Trader, 25 ¢ for R | Trader Pro
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 for futures and options on futures, per contract per side.
4 A 30 day demo is available.
5 Charting only available on R | Trader Pro.

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

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange (“CME”)
  • Chicago Board of Trade (“CBOT”)
  • New York Mercantile Exchange/The Commodity Exchange (“NYMEX/COMEX”)
  • Chicago Board Options Exchange ("CBOE")
  • CBOE Stock Exchange ("CBSX")
  • CBOE Futures Exchange ("CFE")
  • The Intercontinental Exchange (“ICE”)
  • NYSE Liffe
  • OneChicago
  • The BATS Exchange
  • Kansas City Board of Trade ("KCBT")
  • Minneapolis Grain Exchange ("MGEX")
  • Winnipeg Commodity Exchange ("WCE")
Please note, not all contracts are available to trade.

Rithmic's Routing Infrastructure

  • Ultra low latency
  • Rithmic servers are co-located in the same datacenter as CME Group servers
  • Non-throttled real-time level 1 and level 2 market data
  • Highly redundant and reliable infrastructure
  • Ability to write to API in C++ or .NET


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.