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  1. Those are called Pivot Points. You can add them by right-clicking on a chart and adding a new Study.
  2. I bought a Stream Deck and xkeys at the same time. Xkeys was winner in my book. Returned Stream Deck.
  3. @Njohnson20 I would contact CMEG support if they are charging you a commission for every fill. It's supposed to be by the ticket/order. As you can see in my table, I was only charged one commission for the order, although it took 3 very small fills to fulfill the order. Did you pull the detailed account report from CMEG backend and see a commission for every fill? The report I'm referring to looks exactly like the table you quoted.
  4. The discount code is somewhere in the forums I believe... or you can email BBT support. CMEG will email you a link to download DAS Trader. You pay CMEG for DAS trader platform fee and data package.
  5. @Stavros Vasilakis BBT discount code is still valid at CMEG. That $2.95/order stuff doesn't apply in that case, just the per-share commissions. @Blackbc I would say $3,000 is about the minimum account size needed at CMEG. I did a lot of comparisons of different brokerage commission structures (posted somewhere on these forums...) and in general you want to trade at least 200 shares per order to avoid the higher commissions and fees. You can see that below 200 shares the commissions and fee rates pick up a lot due to running into the minimums. At CMEG you get 6x margin so $3k equity is $18k BP which allows you to buy 200 shares of stocks priced as high as $90. I think that's pretty good in most cases. That's why I call $3k the minimum.
  6. Hi Jason - started trading live on CMEG.

    All my commissions are 50cents, I guess its because I am using very small share sizes - max is 150.

    Do I have to change the Route setting in my hot keys? I copied from SIM which used the SMRTL route. Thanks for your help!

  7. @Alastair I found this in an email from CMEG: "Please note that the LAMP route will appear as Limit, Market, Stop on the DAS platform."
  8. Thanks for sharing @Ahmad. $0.0055 is also what I thought it would be based on IB website (for share sizes not running into minimums). This also confirms $0.0025 is a good estimate for ECN fees at IB, and the Fixed rate does in fact include everything but SEC and FINRA.
  9. It’s not that simple since there are other fees involved with trading besides commissions. All fees were included in the calculations and charts that I shared. It looks like the lines for Fixed and Tiered intersect around 150-175 shares.
  10. @Justin Thanks for sharing the chat log. To be clear about what Justin is saying about commissions for partials adding up... that's only relevant for small share sizes that run into the minimum commission, and we already know Fixed pricing may be a problem in that case (trades less than about 150 shares as shown in the chart). Most traders with IBKR Pro accounts funded >$25,000 are going to have trades >>500 shares. My IBKR Pro account was setup this weekend. Going to request Fixed pricing. I'll share the results. Probably a "Misc" fee of $0.50 per second you hold the trade open or something like that.
  11. Here's a trade where I did run into the minimum commission at CMEG ($0.50 if you use BEARBULLCMEG2018 per-share pricing). One order, three fills, but just one minimum commission.
  12. @Justin, do you have actual account data to support commissions being applied to each transaction/fill at IB? I only know what they do at CMEG, where the commissions are per order/ticket, not transaction/fill. Here's an example from my account report. One order/ticket = one commission (but three fills).
  13. Thanks for sharing that. For that video, Andrew's commission rate would be at the lowest volume tier, $0.0035/share, since that's his lower volume account and it's also recorded on Oct 6th, the 4th trading day of that month. Add $0.0025/share ECN to that and you get $0.006/share, which is exactly what he calculates earlier in the video for Oct 6th's trades. So $0.0025/share average ECN fee for IBKR Pro Tiered agrees very well with Andrew's results in the video.
  14. Here are some calculations and charts for comparing Tiered vs Fixed for IBKR Pro. The difference isn't going to make or break your career as a retail day trader as far as I can tell, but I'd like to know more if anyone uses Fixed pricing. Is it really just $0.005/share + SEC + FINRA? Also, for you guys with IBKR Pro Tiered accounts, what is your average ECN fee? Is $0.0025/share a good average over the course of a month? Tiered Vs Fixed (low volume): Tiered Vs Fixed, Medium Volume (300K-3M)
  15. Our Fixed pricing for stocks, ETFs (Exchange Traded Products, or ETPs) and warrants charges a fixed amount per share or a set percent of trade value, and includes all IB commissions, exchange and most regulatory fees with the exception of the transaction fees, which are passed through on all stock sales. https://www1.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=1590&p=stocks1 A key difference to note between the tiered and fixed pricing is that tiered commissions don’t include regulatory, exchange and clearing fees. The fixed pricing factors those fees in. https://www.magnifymoney.com/blog/investing/interactive-brokers/
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