IB and scalping

Discussion in 'Interactive Brokers' started by HomeGrown, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. def

    def Sponsor

    You can set up your hot keys or mouse to send in an order on 1 click. (although adding a second key for xmit is a nice safety factor and doesn't take any significant amount of time to send).

    you can also go from line to line via mouse click on bid/offer or up/down arrow key. Like any new system, the more you use it, the better and easier it becomes.
    #11     Feb 22, 2003
  2. ramuk


    I notice that when I cancel an existing order, it takes
    about 5+ seconds for that order to go away from
    the screen.

    Is there any way to do this faster ?
    #12     Feb 22, 2003
  3. def

    def Sponsor

    go to configure, order, and then set the time (0-30) for delay to cleanup fills and cancels.
    #13     Feb 22, 2003
  4. DEF...... thank you ... that delay in still displaying cancels was always an irritant till you showed up.
    #14     Feb 22, 2003
  5. larry you might try reading the doc.helps in learning to use the software.
    #15     Feb 22, 2003
  6. H2O


    I've set up <Space Bar> as hotkey to clean up filled / cancelled orders. That way, you can clean up fast if you want but if not, they 'll stay up for around xxx seconds (You can set your time)

    Def, have you heard anything about the stop-limits within the bracket orders ?

    #16     Feb 22, 2003
  7. What/where is this? I've printed the entire TWS user's guide. Are you talking about something else? Thanks!
    #17     Feb 22, 2003
  8. Whamo


    What do you mean by clean up filled / cancelled orders?
    #18     Feb 23, 2003
  9. H2O


    Remove them from the TWS Page :cool:
    #19     Feb 23, 2003
  10. ramuk


    I don't see the option that Def pointed out in Configure->Order

    I see:

    - Order Defaults
    - Stop Trigger Method
    - Percent
    o Big Scale Prices
    o Big Scale Sizes
    o Auto-Remove Orders
    o Auto-Sort Submitted Orders


    Obviously, I am missing something :) Anyone care to help ?
    #20     Feb 24, 2003