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.
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.
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
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
Run historical tests and analyze the performance of your automated trading strategies
High performance backtesting
A turbo-charged quote sheet allowing you to monitor, and sort hundreds of instruments in real time
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
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