Barchart Trader
Futures | Options | Spreads

Real-time Market Data, Charts and Trading. Our jump-start tutorials and intuitive drag-and-drop interface allows you to start using Barchart Trader right away with simple step-by-step instructions..

AGENA TRADER
Research & Analyze the markets, then execute your trades from one platform.
Multi-monitor Support

Multi-monitor Support

Move workspace panels with ease across multiple screens for trading and viewing the markets
Fast Order Entry

Fast Order Entry

Quickly place orders using keyboard shortcuts and the application’s auto-complete or repeat order expression
Options Analysis

Options Analysis

Get the real-time options pricing, Greeks and IV calculations you need to build your trading strategies

Interactive Charts

Interactive Charts

Use our powerful chart studies and drawing tools for your own technical analysis
Powerful Analytics

Powerful Analytics

Utilize over 60 chart studies and drawing tools to effectively analyze market moves.
Integrated Trading

Integrated Trading

Trade from charts or DOM Trader, configure your order tickets, manage your open positions and accounts - all from a single application. And keep your current broker and clearing firm

Introducing Workspaces

Choose from the panels to configure any combination of charts, quote boards, symbol data, news, weather and more. Save your panel arrangements as templates to quickly apply to multiple symbols. Browse through our pre-configured workspace templates to quickly view popular quote boards and charts. Drag-and-Drop panels into a comfortable viewing layout or move workspaces across multiple monitors for maximum coverage.
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Chart
Interactive real-time chart with customizable studies and drawing tools
Technical Opinion
Options
Options Calculator
Market Depth
Spread Matrix
Quoteboard
Time & Sales
Technical Opinion
Order Ticket
Dom Trader
Weather Map
News

Barchart Trader Functionality

Real-time Market Data, Charts, and Trading. Research & Analyze the markets, then execute your trades from one platform.

Instrument Profile & Historic Data

  • Check the main parameters of any futures contract, including Root Symbol, Exchange, Instrument Size, Tick Size, Trading Hours and more.

  • Pull history on any instrument in a tabular form, and export to Excel for analysis, modeling, reporting or backtesting. Instantly access tick, minute and end-of-day market data.

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Activity Report & Portfolio Manager

View a breakdown of all your recent and current activity on an easy-to-navigate Reports page. View Position Summary to see real-time positions and account balances. The Order Summary shows all working and filled orders. 

Portfolio Manager is a streamlined account, position and order history management tool. Get details on account balances and margin requirements, as well as current open positions with realized and unrealized P&L.

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DDE & Trading Notification

Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) allows applications to share data. Now, Windows users can use DDE in Barchart Trader to export any quote board or fixed quote board to Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice Calc.

A visual or audio alert that some activity has occurred in your trading account. For users handling multiple trading accounts, you can now set different notifications by account or trade type.

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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
 VIEW MARGINS    
 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.

Order Routing Fees. Order routing is the process of routing the order to/from exchanges to your trading platform. Order routing fees also referred to as execution costs, are charged by the data feed provider and is assessed on a per transaction basis.

Routing
    Datafeed Order Routing Fee
    Rithmic $0.25 per side
    CQG $0.10 - $0.25 per side*
    CTS $0.20 - $0.50 per side*
    TT $0.00 - $0.30 per side*
    eSignal $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
    QST $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
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 *Varies according to FCM and trading platform  

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
 
 

Dow Jones Commodities Basic
$80 per month

Dow Jones Commodities Basic Service gives the trader who wants an edge on the market a strong, commodity-focused news and information service. The service provides you with selected statistics, content, and features from our comprehensive commodities coverage. Here you’ll find an overview of metals, softs, and agricultural commodities, supplemented by third-party reports and general news from the global markets.

Dow Jones AgriWire
$110 per month

Dow Jones’ most extensive source on agricultural and soft commodities. You’ll receive up-to-the-minute prices and commentary for cash and futures, market statistics, global and regional trade data, commodity-focused weather and market moving news, all delivered in precise, well-organized displays that save you time.

Dow Jones CommodityWire
$165 per month

This comprehensive service combines onsite reporting with insight and analysis of the global commodities markets, unrivaled in scope and depth. Dow Jones Commodities Service brings together the focused coverage of Dow Jones MetalsWire and AgriWire, with exclusive outlooks and market commentary, plus comprehensive statistics, from cash prices to futures.
 

Have a question about Barchart Trader?

If you have any questions about Barchart Trader please visit our help forum, where you can find additional information, videos and user instructions for all trading terminals offered by ITG Futures. If you can't find an answer to your question on our site, you can contact us or post a question to our help forum.

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Tech Specs

To ensure the best experience, Barchart Trader recommends the following setup:
System Requirements
 
 
Minimum
 
Recommended
 
CPU Dual Core
(2.5 GHz or higher)
Quad Core
(3 GHz or higher)
 
RAM 4 GB 8 GB  
Free space 1 GB 4 GB  
Monitor Resolution of 1280 x 1024 or higher UHD resolution 
of 3840x2160
 
 
Operating Systems:
Windows: 10, 8 and 7
Mac OS X: 10.5 or higher
Ubuntu: 10.04 or higher

 

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