CQG brokerage (Commision) question  [SOLVED]

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CQG brokerage (Commision) question

Postby NW27 » 03 Oct 2012

I have the CQG demo account running and I'm trading the EU6Z12 (6E).
It would appear that the demo account doesn't include brokerage (Commision) on it's simulated account. I say this because, when I do the same thing with IB using the 6E or the SPI, the P&L displayed on the chart trading shows the P&L minus the brokerage.
However, when I'm using CQG (AMP Futures) the current live trade P&L trade shows the point value * the contract value ie up 5 points = $62.50 ( 5 * $12.50).
BUT, when the Trade performance is brought up, it shows a profit of $37.50.
Ie Buy @ 1.2938, Sell @ 1.2943 = 5 pips = 5 * $12.50, Should = $62.50 but shows $37.50

So where am I loosing the TWO pips?

Given that you can't run the CQG trading platform at the same time as the MC and the CQG API. How do you see the trades external to MC?
How do you see in MC what the brokerage is?

Attached is a live trade showing the current price.

Neil.

P.S.
Why does the Open positions Tab show 4 open positions?
One for each of the contracts ???
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Re: CQG brokerage (Commision) question  [SOLVED]

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 03 Oct 2012

NW27 wrote:So where am I loosing the TWO pips?

Hello Neil,

Please go to Format tab->Strategy properties for your trading chart and make sure that commission and slippage are set to zero.
NW27 wrote:Given that you can't run the CQG trading platform at the same time as the MC and the CQG API. How do you see the trades external to MC?
How do you see in MC what the brokerage is?

There is no way to do that.
NW27 wrote:Why does the Open positions Tab show 4 open positions?
One for each of the contracts ???

Restart MultiCharts finishing all processes. If that does not help:
1) Install the latest API from this link. Installation guide in this thread.
2) Then install an updater from this post.
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