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Date/Time: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:24:48 +0000



Can quantity to order be in a dollar amount divided by price?

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[2017-11-22 19:47:33]
trader2017 - Posts: 29
Hello, I'm looking for a way to send orders to IB for a quantity that $2,000 would buy. For example, if the stock was $20 then the order would be for 100, if the stock was $40 then the quantity would be 50. To close it, it would have to close the existing position since the stock would most likely be trading at a different price and dividing $2,000 by the new price would not match the opening order quantity. Thanks.
[2017-11-24 21:11:37]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 56313
This is not something that is currently supported but longer-term we will look into it.

It is possible to develop something like this as a custom study by controlling the order quantity:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?page=doc/ACSIL_Members_Variables_And_Arrays.html#scTradeWindowOrderQuantity
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Date Time Of Last Edit: 2017-11-24 21:12:03

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