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Trading using spread

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[2022-10-05 19:39:17]
jb2294 - Posts: 14
I have used custom symbol settings to create a MNQ-MES pair using a formula.
If I want to enter into positions using this pair, is spread order feature on the trade window the only way to do it?
And from what I understand, the spread order feature market sells/buys separately on the MES and MNQ.
Will this allow me to trade with lower margins on my broker? I am not sure how that works.

I have denali feed and was wondering if there is a way to incorporate DOM into trading like a calendar spreader would have on sierra chart.

Also is there an option where I can immediately exit out of both positions on MES and MNQ?
[2022-10-06 23:19:16]
Sierra_Chart Engineering - Posts: 5281
We need to look into this and get back to you.
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[2022-10-28 12:38:03]
jb2294 - Posts: 14
Has this been investigated?
[2022-11-18 16:04:39]
Sierra_Chart Engineering - Posts: 5281
We apologize for the long delay on this.

This had gotten overlooked and we also have a lot of other things ahead of it.

We are going to be doing testing today and responding.
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Date Time Of Last Edit: 2022-11-18 16:04:49
[2022-11-18 17:37:52]
Sierra_Chart Engineering - Posts: 5281
I have used custom symbol settings to create a MNQ-MES pair using a formula.
Ok.


If I want to enter into positions using this pair, is spread order feature on the trade window the only way to do it?
For simulated or live trading? For live trading the answer is yes. For simulated trading, you can trade the spread, as an individual symbol.


And from what I understand, the spread order feature market sells/buys separately on the MES and MNQ.
Will this allow me to trade with lower margins on my broker? I am not sure how that works.
Yes there are separate orders for each symbol since the spread does not exist from the exchange. No it would not lower margins. The standard margin you would require for each symbol will still apply.

I have denali feed and was wondering if there is a way to incorporate DOM into trading like a calendar spreader would have on sierra chart.
Not at this time. It has been planned but it is not something we have done yet.

Also is there an option where I can immediately exit out of both positions on MES and MNQ?
No you have to exit from each individually. You can do this through Trade >> Trade Positions Window and have them both easily accessible in a single list.
Sierra Chart Support - Engineering Level

Your definitive source for support. Other responses are from users. Try to keep your questions brief and to the point. Be aware of support policy:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=PostingInformation.php#GeneralInformation

For the most reliable, advanced, and zero cost futures order routing, use the Teton service:
Sierra Chart Teton Futures Order Routing
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2022-11-18 17:38:09

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