ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

November 30, 2011
 
Sterling Trader Releases Version 7.0.6

NEW FEATURES:

  • Miscellaneous –
    • Now handles Brazilian Options and Futures quotes.
  • Futures OE –
    • Pull replaced with Cxl on the top three buttons.
    • Display Broker Code column and Display Broker Name column settings added.
    • Country code is now the root in the symbol dropdown.
    • Columns now resize to the width of the longest visible entry per column.  Also, Resize Columns command added to the right-click menu.
  • Options OE –
    • The Strike field dropdown has been widened.
    • Broker Name column added.
  • Options Chain –
    • Change in underlying price… setting was not saving correctly.  Fixed.
    • Bid Sz and Ask Sz values now display in hundreds.
    • Last Sz value now uses the global last size display setting.
    • Now handles missing Calls or Puts.
    • Show rows which do not have a bid price setting
      • Now only hides the side (Call or Put) that does not have a bid price, instead of the entire row.
      • Is now honored when using the Show All Strikes for This Month command.
  • Level II OE –
    • Columns now resize to the width of the longest visible entry per column.  Also, Resize Columns command added to the right-click menu.
  • News –
    • Now handles replies from multiple quote sources.
  • Trader List –
    • Large ID setting added to the General page.
    • Allow compliance maintenance permission added to the Super Manager page.
  • Account List –
    • Compliance tab added.
      • Includes Per order share limit, Per order dollar limit, and Threshold (from Last) settings for Equity/Futures and Options.
      • The Max order quantity setting from the Risk (Options) page is now the Per order share limit setting on the Compliance tab.
      • Enforce duplicate order settings setting added.  Time interval can be set up in DBS.
      • Share Lmt, Dollar Lmt, Thresh, Dollar Lmt (Opt), and Thresh (Opt) columns added.  Max Opt Pos columns renamed to Share Lmt (Opt).
  • Position Summary –
    • Cancel All Visible Account [Account] Orders and Cancel All Visible BO Group [BO Group] Orders commands added to the right-click menu.  Manager only.
    • BO Group column added.
  • Trading Monitor –
    • Cancel All Visible BO Group [BO Group] Orders command added to the right-click menu.  Manager only.
    • BO Group column added.
  • Group Risk –
    • Master Group Setup dialog
      • Unrealized risk (value of all open orders), Realized risk (value of all executions), and Total risk (Unrealized plus Realized) settings added.
      • Option to select BO Groups instead of Groups added.
    • Group Risk Settings – Highlighting page
      • New highlighting level added:  Initial.  It is awesome.
      • New highlighting options added for the three new fields:  Unreal Risk, Real Risk, and Total Risk.
    • Group Risk Settings – General page
      • Columns!  $Unreal Risk, $Real Risk, $Total Risk, $Unreal Used, $Max Unreal Used, % Unreal Used, $Real Used, $Max Real Used, % Real Used, $Total Used, $Max Total Used, and % Total Used added.
    • Note:  Real Risk, Unreal Risk, and Total Risk values update every 30 seconds.
    • Note:  The ‘%’ columns represent Max/Setting.
  • ActiveX –
    • The SubmitOrder() reject value for the new Compliance tab Threshold setting is -49.  (Note: It will also send this reject if the user is not registered for the given symbol, making it unable to enforce the setting.  This was also an issue in the past with ActiveX MKT orders.)
  • Manager –
    • Delete button removed from the Execution Destinations dialog.
  • Miscellaneous –
    • Futures Quotes Unavailable startup dialog removed.  Also no longer waits at startup for the initial Futures list if not connected to a Futures QCS.

BUG FIXES:

  • Miscellaneous –
    • Quote prices would sometimes display a decimal point when the precision was set to zero.  Fixed.
    • Assorted translation corrections.
  • Account List –
    • Would require an OATS Type to be selected for Futures accounts, even though the field was disabled.  Fixed.
  • Options OE –
    • Exchanges settings were not saving correctly.  Fixed.
  • Stock Watch –
    • Description field was not displaying correctly for Brazilian futures.  Fixed.
  • Level II OE –
    • No longer honors futures symbol requests.
  • Group Risk –
    • Blank groups are no longer displayed in the Master Group Setup dialog.
    • Level highlight percentages are now honored.  Default values were being used in the past.