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Date/Time: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:56:43 +0000

Trade activity log shows P&L of charted symbol vs Traded symbol

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[2017-12-06 01:28:07]
User466737 - Posts: 18

I'm experimenting trading a symbol based on chart quotes for another symbol. In this example, I have Gold in chart driving the trades for Silver futures. When I run a simulation, the trade activity log shows trade stats on all tabs based on Gold prices.

For instance The average entry price being 1282 and Average exit price being 1286 yields a difference of $4. The PL shows the profit as $20k (4*5000), 5000 being notional for Silver. I was expecting to see Silver prices instead of Gold prices, any setting I'm overlooking or am I misunderstanding the concept of trade symbols vs charted symbols in chart settings.

Note, I'm using a remote instance on the same machine as main.

[2017-12-06 03:15:40]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 65029
You cannot use the Trade and Current Quote Symbol in this way.

That is only meant for live trading. You cannot run any type of back test or replay.
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