Future Source
ICE Connect Desktop

FutureSource is a preferred global market data and analytics platform for market professionals who need to make more informed buying and selling decisions..

Future Source
Designed to meet the needs of the trading community, Future Source - ICE Connect brings together a range of trading tools with cross-asset real-time data, news, and analytics for global markets.
Charts

Charts

Tick and Tick Bar, Intraday, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seasonal Charts, Forward Curves and Historical Implied Volatility Study with 60+ Indicators and 35 years of historical data.
Quotes

Quotes

150+ different price aspects, including the option “Greeks” and implied volatilities from more than 125 global exchanges
FutureSource Trader

FutureSource Trader

Fast and reliable order routing via an interface with Continuum’s trade order execution system; provides order routing connectivity with multiple clearing firms and exchanges, including multiple accounts functionality.

Options

Options

Customizable Options Board and OptionSource offer advanced analytics such as historical implied volatilities and skews, as well as what-if calculators for portfolio management.
Third Party Content

Third Party Content

Platts, OPIS, Argus Media, Amerex, EOX, SNL, EIA, USDA, Agra-Informa Cash Ags, GFI, ICAP, Market Insight News
Mobile Products

Mobile Products

Companion mobile applications available on the iPhone, iPad, and BlackBerry for any time, anywhere access without duplicate exchange fees.

FutureSource Overview

A professional decision-support desktop solution, FutureSource delivers real-time, historical and third-party market data for energy, commodities, futures, options, foreign exchange, fixed income and equities, as well as derivatives based on the underlying asset classes. It is designed to allow you to access and arrange your information easily and quickly, and enable you to act on opportunities quickly and efficiently.

ICE Connect brings together real-time market data, charting, analytics and news across global markets to help you better manage price and currency risk. It includes coverage of global futures and options exchanges, together with prices from brokers and FX spot and forward prices from a wide range of contributors.  Download the Coverage List.
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Benefits
  • Access the tools that you need to make informed decisions in today’s challenging and evolving marketplace
  • Leverage a highly customizable desktop solution with a broad exchange, cash market, and third-party coverage, as well as a suite of powerful analytics and pre/post-trade risk management tools
  • Quickly and easily find data, analyze it and execute trades, all from a single desktop platform
  • Better understand where futures markets are trading with market depth from CME Group and ICE Futures
  • Cost-efficient use of computer resources and bandwidth with no software to maintain or upgrade; browser-based application upgrades automatically without involvement from your IT department; log in from any computer to access and share workspaces
Features

Why Future Source?

It incorporates cutting-edge functionality and tools designed to support traders, brokers, and analysts with risk management. FutureSource offers global asset class coverage, including stocks, bonds, foreign exchange, energy, and commodities. And it is supported by Interactive Data’s state-of-the-art network, which can provide global exchange connectivity and a broad array of content to our clients.
Real-time prices from global exchanges, as well as 3rd party news, provide a comprehensive view of the markets you trade.
Understand complex markets with content from leading brokers and price reporting agencies
Identify market opportunities with charting, historical data, and 90+ indicators. Powerful Excel add-in specialized for the futures markets.
Efficiently monitor risk with tools that enable quick analysis of your options portfolio's profit/loss potential.
React to global market movements on the go with real-time prices from your phone or tablet.
Seamlessly manage trades with single-click execution and connectivity with FCM's and worldwide exchanges.

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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-site 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 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*
 SEE PLATFORMS PRICING  
 *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

Have a question about Futures Source?

If you have any questions about Futures Source 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

Before you start using Future Source, make sure your PC meets the following system requirements:
Requirement
 
 
Minimum
 
Recommended
 
CPU Dual Core
(2.5 GHz or higher)
Quad Core
(3 GHz or higher)
 
RAM 4 GB 8 GB  
Free space 2 GB 4 GB  
Monitor Resolution of 1280 x 1024 or higher UHD resolution 
of 3840x2160
 
 
Future Source works on Windows 7, 8, 10
 

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ITG Capital Management, LLC (d.b.a ITG FUTURES) is an independent introducing broker|Registered CFTC|NFA Member. Our clearing partners are Clearing Members at CME, CBOT, COMEX, NYMEX, ICE-US, Eris Exchange, Eurex, and other commodity futures exchanges in Europe and Asia. 

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Contact Us

500 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 279-8640
Fax: (312) 279-8641
MONDAY - FRIDAY
08:30 - 17:30
SATURDAY - SUNDAY
10:00 - 14:00

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