TWS Notes for 877

The enhancements and modifications below are in build 877 of TWS. To identify the build number, on the TWS Help menu select About Trader Workstation.

New Day 'Til Cancelled Time in Force

A new time in force, Day 'Til Cancelled (DTC) allows you to re-use a day order. This order will deactivate at the close of the market and but remain on your trading screen for easy resending the next day.

Reorganized Trader Dashboard Field Selections

The Trader Dashboard Account field selection area has been reorganized to show you the item and type of attribute you are adding.

Execution Window Enhancements

For IBExecution customers, execution reports now show the selected give-up instruction in the Give-up column of the Execution window.

OptionTrader Enhancements

The OptionTrader Toolbar has been enhanced to include a composite Analytics button that includes Portfolio Analytics, Options Analytics, and the Option Modeler access buttons. In addition, a new item has been added to the Settings page of the OptionTrader Global Configuration to “Show option prices in volatility.” If checked, all new OptionTrader pages created will display prices in volatility. A new button, Show volatility, has also been added to the OptionTrader toolbar and can be used to display prices in volatility on the current page.

Open Interest

You can now display Open Interest on individual option contracts by adding the Open Interest field from the Trading window Layout manager.

Use Prior Settings on First Login

When you log in for the first time with a new user name, you will get a pop up message asking if you want to import TWS settings from an existing user name.

Automatically Display P&L

When a customer takes a position, the Unrealized P&L column is automatically added to the Trading window lay out. Once you remove this field, it does not automatically appear again when another position is taken.

IBExecution Services Enhancements

The following issues have been fixed in build 877 of TWS:

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