Adding Futures and FX symbols using IQFeed
For IQFeed contracts which contains '@' sign just use square brackets as we discussed. For IB futures use this syntax: <Symbol>:FUT@<Exchange>, for example: VUK8:FUT@CFE or HOK8:FUT@NYMEX. It works even for cryptocurrencies - both XBTJ8:FUT@CFECRYPTO ...
Co-integration in PTF
Yes, using Cointegration is an option in the software and we use it as a critical component of our trading system, though that is a choice. By default Cointegration is toggled off when you install PTF PRO as it is computationally costly. To enable it ...
Day trading with PTF
PTF is not designed for intraday trading. It is designed for swing trading pairs and a holding between 1 to 3 weeks minimum. PTF PRO does update all prices intraday, however, either real-time or delayed depending on the datafeed in use (currently we ...
[Advanced] Changing default database directory for PTF
This is for advanced technical users only. Press win+R and enter "regedit" without quotes in the input field Search for Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders Key:Personal The Default ...
PTF Pro v1.2 - Connecting the Datafeed and Loading the Top 30 US Equities Pairs
Before you open PTF PRO v1.2 for the first time (it's ok if you did already, you just need to close it and then follow this procedure), you need to ensure you have a datafeed up and running to feed PRO. There are two options, Interactive Brokers ...