IB TWS Avg Cost Column

Discussion in 'Retail Brokers' started by Whamo, Feb 28, 2003.

  1. Whamo

    Whamo

    Today was my first day trading with TWS. I must say that I'm impressed with the speed of the executions and the hot keys. It seems faster than my old broker who charged a premium for their executions and platform for 1/2 the functionality and speed.

    I've asked these question to 2 IB reps and am not satisfied with the responses. On the main TWS page I think you should be able to view the price you paid for the contract(s). I would assume that's what the Avg Cost column is for but it stays blank. The IB reps essentially said that you don't get Avg Cost for futures. I don't see why not. (I can understand it being incorrect due to M to M if I carried the contract overnight.)

    Does anyone know if IB is planning on adding the executed contract price to the main TWS screen or do I always have to have the Trades/Executions window open?

    TIA