eSignal Futures Trader - FAQs
What is eSignal Futures Trader? eSignal Futures Trader is a trading integration feature that's allowed us to join forces with multiple FCMs to deliver one of the industry's most comprehensive solutions for the electronic futures trading community. Through our integration with the trade execution platform and many Futures Clearing Merchants (FCMs), this feature allows for flexible trading options and a seamless connection between our trading platform and that of your futures broker.
- eSignal Futures Trader offers you the convenience of trading through eSignal with access to multiple FCMs.
- The trading integration reduces costs and the complexity of doing business with multiple vendors.
- eSignal Futures Trader offers Exchange Fee Waivers on some exchanges to further reduce costs.
How do I get started with eSignal Futures Trader?
For current eSignal subscribers with an account with a participating FCM broker:
How do I access eSignal Futures Trader and connect to my FCM within the eSignal product?
What are the fees for the eSignal Futures Trader? eSignal Futures Trader is included with your eSignal subscription at no additional charge. The FCM will charge their standard trading fees as will CQG for transactions. Please contact your FCM for rates.
Can I use the native FCM symbols when placing trades in eSignal Futures Trader? Yes, standard FCM symbology can be used, but is recommended to map the eSignal symbol to the FCM symbol through the Dictionary & Order Defaults tab in the Broker Manager.