Sierra Chart


Sierra Chart is a global leader in providing high quality trading, real time and historical charting, highly customizable charting, and technical analysis trading platform. Sierra Chart supports manual trading, automated trading, and advanced trading. Traders have the ability to trade directly from the charts, trade window, and the exclusive Chart DOM which provides advanced and customizable order entry on the charts in a traditional price ladder format.

Regardless of what markets you trade, what style of trader you are or if you require real time or end of day analytics, the Sierra Chart trading platform provides you the tools to analyze the markets and your trading ideas in a flexible, customizable and user-friendly manner that helps you trade better.

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Sierra Chart Fee:

  • Package 3 – $20/Month
  • Package 5 – $30/Month

Data Technology:


Sierra Chart Features:

Sierra Chart has a custom study interface and language named Advanced Custom Study Interface and Language (ACSIL) and based on C++, which allows the creation of custom studies and trading systems and various other things. Advanced Custom Study functions allow access to all of the main price graph and study data displayed in a chart or other charts, tick data, time and sales data (which includes Bid and Ask data), depth of market data and various functions and variables in the interface.


Advanced Charting:

Sierra Chart allows traders to create historical or intraday charts with more than 300 fully customizable technical studies and indicators. Sierra Chart is integrated with TPO Profile Charts (Market Profile) which are very powerful for the active trader.

  • Leading edge charting to help you analyze and identify trading opportunities
  • Advanced TPO Profile charts
  • Complete set of Chart Drawing Tools and functionality
  • Historical data for charts is automatically downloaded
  • Trade from your chart


Trade From Charts:

Sierra Chart allows traders to conduct technical analysis and trade in real time using the same advanced chart window.

  • Execute your trades directly in a chart
  • Enter, modify and cancel orders
  • Monitor positions, orders and real time PnL
  • Drag and drop orders onto the charts


Trade DOM:

Sierra Chart offers traders an advanced and highly configurable Trade DOM for complete trading functionality. The DOM supports Limit, Stop, Stop-Limit, Stop-Market, Market, and Market if Touched orders.

  • Advanced Trade strategies all fully managed with OCO functionality and Advanced Trade Management
  • Profit Target and Protective Stops can be automatically entered when submitting a parent order or after
  • Ability to generate trade statistics and performance reports for any period of time and based on filters
  • Trade simulation (SIM) can be used during chart replays or on live data


OCO Attached Orders:

Attached Orders, are orders which are attached to the main order you are submitting. Any combination of Attached Orders can be specified to be attached. These Attached Orders, function as price Targets and/or Stops. The primary order entered is known as a Parent order and all Attached Orders are known as Child orders.
When you have Attached Orders defined and active, on the Trade Window for a chart or Trade DOM, and you enter an order from that Trade Window or from the associated chart or Trade DOM, these Attached Orders will then be attached to the parent order.

  • The “must have” feature for active traders
  • Automated stop loss and profit target order submission
  • Automatic self-tightening trailing stops
  • Automatic breakeven stop loss


Strategy Analyzer:

  • Run historical tests and analyze the performance of your automated trading strategies
  • High performance backtesting


Quote Board:

  • A turbo-charged quote sheet allowing you to monitor, and sort hundreds of instruments in real time
  • Simple Alerts


Additional Analytic Tools:

Order submission and trade management can be a time consuming and error prone process especially when trading fast moving markets. Sierra Chart’s efficient, lightning fast order execution and trade management screens give you the edge you need to succeed.

  • Time & Sales window
  • Market Depth window
  • Alerts window


Develop Automated Trading Strategies:

The Sierra Chart Advanced Custom Study Interface and Language (ACSIL), allows traders to create their own custom studies/indicators and trading systems on the C++ language.

  • Sierra Chart offers a simple development environment consisting of a text editor and C++ compiler
  • Visual C++ Express is an integrated development environment which provides a source code editor, compiler, and debugger
  • The ability to use all of the Microsoft Windows API


Risk Disclosure: Trading futures involves the risk of loss. You should consider carefully whether futures are appropriate to your financial situation. Only risk capital should be used when trading futures. Investors could lose more than their initial investment. Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss in trading futures can be substantial, carefully consider the inherent risks of such an investment in light of your financial condition. ©2017 Sierra Futures. All rights reserved.

*The lower the margin, especially Day Trading Margins, the higher the leverage and riskier the trade. Leverage can work for you as well as against you, it magnifies gains as well as losses.