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Trade Navigator

Do I need a license to use Trade Navigator?
Trade Navigator Connection Instructions
How to: Find Net P&L including commissions and fees
Trade Navigator Platform Help

Do I need a license to use Trade Navigator?
The basic version is free, but add-ons require a separate payment. You can compare versions here.

After a 30-day free period, Trade Navigator also requires a monthly data fee subscription when trading futures, which can be purchased here
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Trade Navigator Connection Instructions

You must fill out the Market Data Requirement forms in R|Trader before you can connect the Trade Navigator platform to Rithmic. For more information please click here
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Install Trade Navigator

*Before continuing: Please contact Trade Navigator's support, and request that the Rithmic Plug-in be made available on your platform account. Phone numbers and email are listed here:
  • 719-884-0245
  • support@tradenavigator.com 
1. Click the Trade Navigator icon on your Desktop. The first time you open Trade Navigator it will ask you if you would like to connect to a Real-Time Server. Please choose 'No'. 
2. Locate the blue 'Phone' icon in the top left hand corner and click on it. A small window will pop up in the center of your platform.
3. Choose 'Download Special' file, and then click 'Start'. This window should close and another will open up that will download the needed files. This may take a moment.
4. After the files are done downloading another window will pop-up and ask if you would like to upgrade now. Please choose 'Yes'. Follow the prompts until Trade Navigator asks you if you need to re-import Genesis libraries. Please choose "Re-import' and then the platform will open up again. 
5. You should then see a message asking if you would like to Connect to a Real-time server again. This time please choose 'Yes'.
6. Enter your Rithmic credentials and choose 'Login.' Once connected, you'll receive a message stating: 'There is no activity to verify this time.' This is just letting you know your account has no open positions.
7. Ensure your connection is properly setup in real-time.

 



How to: Find Net P&L including commissions and fees
Though Trade Navigator does not offer the ability to view your current Net P&L while trading, you can monitor your intraday Net P&L via the R|Trader platform. Please follow the steps below in order to install R|Trader on your computer.

Trade Navigator does NOT show your accurate account balance or intraday P&L (including commissions and fees). Please use R|Trader to track and monitor P&L, intraday balances, and account balances.

Use R|Trader for monitoring P&L.
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Download
the R|Trader platform (Rithmic's integrated trading platform). 
2. Install the program on your computer
3. Open the R|Trader platform
4. Sign in using the same username and password provided to you to connect your Trade Navigator system to Rithmic. Select "Paper Trading" for the connection.
5. Within R|Trader, click on the "Recent Order" icon and you will be able to see any working orders and filled trades for the current day. To look beyond the current day, click on the "Order History" icon 
6. If your orders are not seen on R|Trader, please contact support@topsteptrader.com

 



Trade Navigator Platform Help
Trade Navigator offers manuals and forums which you can access by clicking the links below:

Manuals

FAQ

Forum
 
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