Please review the video below for instruction on how to place a trade using the Trade Ticket window. Popular trade ticket terminology and definitions can be found below the video. 



List of Order Entry Fields

  • Side - Buy, Sell, or Sell Short.  

  • Quantity Number of shares to trade in the order.

  • Symbol - Stock symbol you wish to trade.

  • Price offers several options, including Bid, Ask, MKT, and Last.  You can always manually type in a price.  If you select Bid, Ask, or Last, you can offset by clicking the up or down arrows next to the Price field.  

  • Account – If you have multiple accounts you can select from them here.

  • Destination – The Simulator offers direct access trading.  Consult your broker for routes available.

  • Commission - If available, the commission plan charged on the trade.

  • Trader - The Trader ID of the user placing the trade.  By default this can't be manipulated.

  • Price Type – You can select stop orders or market-on-close orders.

  • Time In Force – Select Day orders. GTC, Opening, Extended hours (post-market), etc. are Not available at the moment. Use DAY for all your orders and it should work in all Situations except it will expire at midnight everyday.

  • Currency - Currency the listed security trades in.  By default this field will be greyed out.

  • Pref - Not a functional field anymore.  We'll remove it one of these days.

  • AON - All Or None.

  • DNI - Do Not Increase.  In the event of a dividend or split, do not increase the number of the shares in the order.

  • DNR - Do Not Reduce.  In the event of a dividend, do not reduce the limit price of the order.

  • Solicited - When checked, orders sent are marked as Solicited. This checkbox is strictly controlled and generally not available to individual end-users.



These definitions are provided with help from our friends at SterlingTraderStill have questions? Please reach out to our Support Team, and we'd be happy to help. 


Still have questions? Please reach out to our Support Team, and we'd be happy to help.