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Update TF parameters

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Adding CAD futures

The procedure for adding CAD futures is the same as for adding any other symbols. The first thing to do is right click the symbol in TWS , then select “Contract Info”, “Description”. From the table – Product = Symbol, … Continue reading

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Set up BT to always “Run as Admin” in Windows 10

Windows 10 will not “remember” the keys and settings for your BT unless BT is “Run as Admin”. To set BT to always “Run as Admin”, do the following steps – Step 1: Open the Start menu and click All … Continue reading

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Suddenly not getting data in my BT today…

Did a little digging and found this notice from IB –

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Always check TWS while trading live

2 issues which you have to be aware of when you are using BT 1. cancelling an order when it is filled at IB but before BT receives the cancel message. BT won’t know that the order is filled because … Continue reading

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Version 2015r01 released – uses API 9.71

BT is updated to use the current API 9.71. No bugs since the last release. You can get the new version here – http://www.bracket-trader.com/download/ You need to update your API to 9.71. As always with IB, the 9.71 is not … Continue reading

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Really COMPLETE uninstallation of API

If you accidentally installed the 9.71 or 9.72 API in your system, you’ll find out that it breaks BT. And you can’t go back to the 9.70 API no matter how many times you uninstall and reinstall the API’s. Here … Continue reading

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If you have problems with Java and TWS…

check out this link from IB – http://ibkb.interactivebrokers.com/tag/tws-installation

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Installation video uploaded

This video shows Bracket Trader installation on a fresh copy of Windows 7 (no other programs installed).

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How to enter the symbol for CL

The procedure is the same as described in the original HowTo article – http://www.bracket-trader.com/blog/?p=72

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