Options Trade Monitor

Options Trade Monitor

Submitting orders from the Options Trade Monitor

You can submit orders in the Options Trade Monitor by opening a floating order entry window (e.g., MD Trader®) or linked widget (e.g., Order Ticket).

Trading with a Floating Order Entry Order Ticket

To trade with a floating order entry order ticket:

  1. Click in one of the following column values in the Options Trade Monitor to open an Order Ticket:

    • Bid or Ask column to submit an order at the current price.
    • BidQty or AskQty column to submit an order for the available quantity.
    • TV column to submit an order at the theoretical price.

  2. Enter the order information in the order ticket and submit the order.

Trading with a Floating Order Entry MD Trader®

To trade with a floating order entry MD Trader:

  1. Click one of the following column values in the Options Trade Monitor:

    • BidQty
    • Bid
    • Ask
    • AskQty
    • TV

  2. Enter the remaining order information in MD Trader and submit the order.

Trading with a Grouped Widget

To trade with a grouped widget:

  1. Right-click on the instrument to select Open and click on a widget (e.g., MD Trader®)

  2. Right-click in the opened widget title bar to select Group widget... and create a widget group.

  3. Enter an order in the docked (grouped) MD Trader widget.

    The order appears in the Options Trade Monitor as well as in MD Trader. As you select an instrument in the Options Electronic Eye, it appears in the grouped MD Trader widget.