Algo Design Lab
ADL® - Build your own algos

Produce executable strategies by stitching together intuitive building blocks that convert to well-tested code. Easily launch ADL-generated algos, update the user-defined variables and monitor status.

TT ALGO DESIGN LAB
Rapidly create custom algos and synthetic order types without writing code.
Design

Design

Produce executable strategies by stitching together intuitive building blocks that convert to well-tested code.
Deploy

Deploy

Easily launch ADL-generated algos, update the user-defined variables and monitor status.
Safety

Safety

Blocks contain pre-tested code, while visual feedback warns against potentially undesirable behavior..

Test

Test

Design and thoroughly test your algos with live market data using a robust simulated matching engine.
Execute

Execute

Deploy algos to proximity-based execution servers to achieve ultra-low-latency performance—no matter where you're located.
Speed

Speed

Create executable algos to act on fleeting market opportunities in timeframes that were previously thought to be impossible.

ADL (Algo Design Lab) Overview

ADL (Algo Design Lab) is a TT platform that introduces traders to an interactive way of creating their own trading algorithms and automated strategies. ADL allows traders to design, test and deploy trading algorithms without having to write a single line of code. With an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, traders can use building blocks to construct circuit-like designs in their browsers At the same time, ADL grants granular flexibility in design instead of offering pre-made strategies.
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ADL highlights
  • Drag, drop and connect blocks to quickly generate error-free programs.
  • Algos are deployed to colocated algo servers for exceptional performance.
  • Add ADL logic to orders already in market.
  • Build custom logic to drive Autospreader® orders.
  • Seamlessly integrate into the trader's workspace.
  • Algos can be shared with other users or kept private.

Algos in ADL
Using ADL Algos
Algo Creation
Algo Deployment to TT server
Algo Execution

ADL Algo Lab Functionality

Create functional algo strategies, test it in a live environment and deploy it on a server for live trading - without any specific knowledge of scripts and programming languages. 

Trading blocks allow an ADL algo to access markets for retrieving market data and managing orders. Using trading blocks, an algo can:

  • Find tradable instruments
  • Get real-time market data for instruments
  • Retrieve time and sales data
  • Submit orders to the market
  • Manage working orders
  • Monitor the status of market

Trading blocks allow an ADL algo to access markets for retrieving market data and managing orders. Using trading blocks, an algo can:

  • Find tradable instruments
  • Get real-time market data for instruments
  • Retrieve time and sales data
  • Submit orders to the market
  • Manage working orders
  • Monitor the status of markets

Trading blocks allow an ADL algo to access markets for retrieving market data and managing orders. Using trading blocks, an algo can:

  • Find tradable instruments
  • Get real-time market data for instruments
  • Retrieve time and sales data
  • Submit orders to the market
  • Manage working orders
  • Monitor the status of markets

The Price of the Platform and Cost of Trading.

Click the tabs below to view the platform's price of subscription or purchase, commissions rates that apply to most retail traders
and understand all the costs associated with trading different futures markets.

Our sliding commissions' rate starts at $1.00 / Side if you trade less than 20 contracts per day with Silver Self-Directed trading account. Clients who meet our daily trading volume thresholds qualify for even more savings with deeply discounted commissions as low as $0.10 / Side. After you Open your Account, you must contact us at [email protected] to ensure the appropriate commission tier.

Commissions
    Average Daily Contracts Commissions Per Side
    0 - 20 Contracts $1.00
    21 - 100 Contracts $0.50
    101 - 500 Contracts $0.40
    501 - 1000 Contracts $0.20
    Over 1000 Contracts $0.10
Commission Rates above are quoted on a per-side basis for new Silver self-directed accounts opened after January 1st, 2019, with a minimum account balance of $3,000. Commissions, Clearing, Exchange and NFA fees apply to all order types. Exchange fees and NFA fees are subject to change and can be confirmed on the exchange websites. Holding Overnight positions WILL subject you to higher rates. Trading Futures Options are subject to separate approval process and different commissions schedule. All commissions and fees are charged in the currency of the traded product. Please reference our Fee Schedule for additional fees that may apply to your account.

Discounted commissions are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume. You must contact us to request any rate changes. No rebates will be issued for past activity. All commissions are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if clients fail to meet the volume requirements listed above.

Non-Professional Subscriber Fees. Please click here for Important CME Market Data Changes as of March 1, 2014.

The margins rates above were drawn from sources believed to be reliable. Although it is believed that the information provided is accurate, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data. For current margin rates, please visit the exchanges’ Websites listed on our Exchange Access Page. The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Day Trading Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.

The trading commissions you pay also depends on your margin requirements - the amount required to enter into a position per contract on an intraday basis. ITG Futures provides margins based on a percentage of the initial margin or a nominal amount. Intraday margin (day trading margins) are determined by our clearing firms and based on many factors including market volatility, open interest, customer credit profile and the level of funding in the specific customer's account.

Margins
    Day Trading Margins Clearing Firm Commissions Per Side
    50% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.00
    25% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.20
    20% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.50
    $400 Margins All of FCM’s Please Contact Us
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 ITG Futures and/or our Clearing FCMs maintain the right to liquidate any position at any time if a margin call and/or deficit occurs. The customer would be responsible for any deficit that occurs as a result of liquidations. We will make our best efforts to contact customers to address margin call depending on the severity of the call. Accounts that are subject to margin calls may experience higher commissions due to increased risk. Specific day trading margins from select FCMs that are well below average rates may subject you to much higher fees than provided above. Contracts with relatively low liquidity may subject you to additional fees
Commissions rates based on average daily volume and Intraday Trading Margin set by the FCM. Discounted commissions are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume. You must contact us to request any rate changes. No rebates will be issued for past activity. All commissions are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if clients fail to meet the volume requirements listed above.

For individual market margin rates please see our margins here. Although it is believed that the information provided is accurate, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data.

For current margin rates, please visit the exchanges’ Websites listed on our Exchange Access Page. The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Day Trading Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.

A data fee is a flat fee charged by the exchange for streaming real-time market data to the trader. Data fees are charged on a periodic basis and varies depending on the type of exchange and type of trader. For example, data fees for the CME Globex are $85 monthly per-market for professional traders and $20 monthly per-market for non-professional traders.

Market Data
    Exchange Group Description Monthly Fee
    CME Market Data Bundle - All CME Markets $20.00 (non-pro)
  CME/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  CBOT/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  NYMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  COMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
    ICE Market Data ICE - US Exchange - TF, DX $117.00
  ICE - UK Exchange - Energies $117.00
  ICE-LIFFE Exchange - FTSE, Gilt, Short Sterling $117.00
     
    CFE/CBOE Data CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) $13.00 (non-pro)
    Foreign Exchange       (Non-US) EUREX | non-pro 18.00 EUR
  Osaka - Japan (JPX) 29.00 USD
  Singapore (SGX) 80.00 USD
  Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) 67.00 USD
  Euronext Equities & Index Derivative - CAC - 40  
    Cash Index Data $SP500 90.00 USD
  $DOW, ^TICK, ^TRIN, ^ADV, ^DECL, NYSE Internals, Dow Jones Indexes 6.00 USD
  NASDAQ Indexes 8.00 USD
    Misc Additional User | Multiple users/logins 10.00 USD

CHOOSE YOUR PLAN

From manual order entry, charting, synthetic order types and basic options support to automated spread trading, build-your-own algos, APIs and beyond, we have a solution for you.


   Features  TT Standard  TT Pro
   Live and Simulated Trading  Included  Included
   Browser-based access  Included  Included
   Windows Desktop application  Included  Included
   iOS and Android apps  Included  Included
   Real-time Market Data  Included  Included
   Manual Order Entry including MD Trader®  Included  Included
   Spread Matrix  Included  Included
   Excel® Linking and RTD  Included  Included
   TT Order Types  Included  Included
   Third-Party Algos  Included  Included
   Charting including Chart Trading  Included  Included
   Historical Market Data  Included  Included
   Autospreader®    Included
   Aggregator    Included
   Autotrader™    Included
   ADL® and Algo Dashboard    Included
   APIs and Developer Tools    Included

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