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  1. tommcginnis replied to the thread Apply for CME/CBOT Membership to lower fee for Individual trader questions.

    You'll also be tagged for data. Depending on what you trade, perhaps insignificant. If you're trading CBOT, though, some of it can get...

    Jun 23, 2018 at 5:08 PM
  2. tommcginnis replied to the thread VXST missing or not?!?.

    MYSTERY OVER! ("And the bells rang, and the children all sang, and the old men in the gutters all mutter, 'Dang.'") IB has now posted a...

    Jun 22, 2018 at 1:45 PM
  3. tommcginnis replied to the thread option delta.

    Thanks, Doobs. [MEDIA]

    Jun 22, 2018 at 1:31 PM
  4. tommcginnis liked Doobs789's post in the thread option delta.

    This one goes to 11

    Jun 22, 2018 at 1:31 PM
  5. tommcginnis replied to the thread IB - buy and immediately sell stocks - best way to do it?.

    I think what you want is to create a bracket order in BookTrader, with your limit bid set +1¢ above the BID, and your limit ask set -1¢...

    Jun 22, 2018 at 1:27 PM
  6. tommcginnis liked pstrusi's post in the thread New trading platform collaboration C# .NET, anyone?.

    I'd like to share something interesting that is not mine but is worth to look at: ( original site:...

    Jun 22, 2018 at 10:55 AM
  7. tommcginnis liked fan27's post in the thread New trading platform collaboration C# .NET, anyone?.

    Fantastic post! Seems like a lot of people get stuck on theory and an idea they have of how something "should" be done without stepping...

    Jun 22, 2018 at 10:55 AM
  8. tommcginnis replied to the thread credit spreads.. the good, bad, ugly and dirty of them?.

    Option contracts operate under multipliers like 50; 100; 250; 1,000; 10,000. (I'd love to know if there are others, but it's not going...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 2:07 PM
  9. tommcginnis liked Robert Morse's post in the thread option delta.

    Worth less than what, parity?

    Jun 21, 2018 at 1:55 PM
  10. tommcginnis liked traider's post in the thread No more orders on the depth of market.

    You have to think like a market maker, if prices become so unstable that they can't estimate fair value, they will pull both bids and...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:07 AM
  11. tommcginnis liked maxinger's post in the thread No more orders on the depth of market.

    this depth of market data might not be significant as the market might be an rather illiquid market.

    Jun 21, 2018 at 9:07 AM
  12. tommcginnis liked mukoh's post in the thread how to lock profits.

    Tom, was wondering the same thing and you pointed it out pretty well.

    Jun 20, 2018 at 12:16 PM
  13. tommcginnis liked zdreg's post in the thread Why are Central Banks using Economic Growth Control Mechanisms to Control Inflation?.

    your reply is a serious response. however, money policy affecting employment is a discredited theory. nearly every two bit dictator...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 11:36 AM
  14. tommcginnis replied to the thread how to lock profits.

    If you wished to lock in that profit, you could do as smallfil posted, and sell-to-exit. At that point, should the underlying fall, you...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 11:32 AM