Sterling Trader Pro

Sterling Trader Pro is a multi-purpose front-end trading platform equipped with a list of distinctive features. These features were specifically designed with the input of experienced professional traders to assist trading professionals who work with the rapidly moving electronic markets.

Sterling Trader Pro offers direct electronic access to all exchanges and ECNs, and is suitable for trading operations of all sizes. Programmable keys for fast order entry allow for instantaneous action against any change-of-market conditions. The load order entry features greatly reduce the time required for order entry. The trading results will be readily accessible using the Position Summary and Trading Monitor windows with data updated instantaneously to meet the needs of individual traders. Routing of orders to different markets is controlled through smart destination preference.

Windows List:


Market Scans

Scan for the top most active stocks on different exchanges, or the biggest movers on the day with Sterlings scanning tool. Trades stocks that are on the move.


Sterling Trader Pro news window enables you to view headlines and full-text news stories. When your looking for the next hot moving stock you can check here to see whats on the move and know why. You can choose either to view both the headline and story panes at the same time, or separately.



Level II

Analyze the depth of the market on Level II windows amd enjoy superb order-routing capability combined with point-and-click ease. You are able to open and trade from as many instances of the Level II Order Entry window as you like – there is no limit. You can display them with a variety of settings, or you can set them up with one default display settings profile.

Options Chains

For option traders, Sterling Trader Pro offers an advanced option chain. After seeing which options will help set up your trade execute with ease through the order entry window. Whether you trade complex or traditional hedge strategies Sterling is there to help.



Time & Sales

Keep track of market movements with the Time and Sales window on Sterling. When you need to see trade history you can see that information here as well.

Hot Keys

Professional traders get to make the most of Sterling Trader Pros hot keys. When you want to buy and sell shares at the touch of a button using hot keys lets you make trades on the fly. Sterling Trader Pro allows you to customize your hot keys so that you can trade swiftly and efficiently.



Bracket/OCO Orders

The Order Cancels Order feature lets you place two sell orders on one position: A sell profit and a sell stop loss (or) buy to cover profit or buy stop loss. Protect yourself on closing positions while being away from your computer. Once one order is filled the other order is cancelled out leaving you the ability to find other trading opportunities.

Advanced Charts

Sterling's charting package is a relatively new add-on bundled in Sterling Trader Pro. It enables users to visually plot market trends in Tick, Bar and Daily Chart formats using a wide variety of time-period increments, including real-time and historical data. With over 70 studies Sterlings charts offer a wide variety of analysis tools for the technical trader. You can make changes to the time frames easily and add in multiple symbols to see how the trends compare.




Alerts window enables you to set up custom alerts that will notify you of certain market pricing events that may occur with bid, ask or last prices. Keep track of stocks with Sterlings Alerts. While you are waiting for a trading set up create an alert and move on to the next symbol so you don’t miss a single trade. You can be notified when a stock’s price reaches a new high or low; gains or loses a certain amount of pennies or points; or hits a pre-defined price point. The alerting device itself can be in the form of a pop-up notification message, a beep or custom sound.

Top Lists

Top List is a window in Sterling Trader Pro that enables users to view a variety of “Top Ten” lists, including:
“$Gainers”, “$Losers”, “%Gainers”, “%Losers”, “Most Active”, “Tick Most Active After Hours”, and “Volume Most Active After Hours”.
You can track the Top Ten ranking for any of the above 7 categories for the following 15 exchanges: AMEX, Boston Stock Exchange, Canadian Venture Exchange, CBOE Non-options, Chicago Stock Exchange, Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NASDAQ Bulletin Board, NASDAQ Listed Equities, NASDAQ NMS, NASDAQ OTC, NASDAQ UPT, NYSE, Pacific Stock Exchange, Philadelphia Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange.



Market Data Extensions (MDX)

MDX is a window in Sterling Trader Pro that enables you to view Market Imbalances, Opening Indications, Delays or Halts, and Trade Distribution Times. You can choose to view all 4 of these categories at the same time, individually, or in any combination.

Position Summary

Position Summary in Sterling Trader Pro is a window that enables the user to comprehensively monitor their trading positions. Positions are summarized by Account, and Accounts can be monitored by the following 32 data fields: Sym (Symbol), Acct (Account), Qty Bot, Qty Sld, Pos, $Unrealized, $Realized, Trades, $Bot, $Sld, Opening Position, $Total P/L, Last, Change, Group, OPP, PosAvgPrc, Qty SLng, Qty SShrt, $Sld Lng, $Sld Shrt, AEP Bot, AEP Sld, AEP SLng, AEP SShrt, Total Qty, $Comm, $Net P/L, Bullets, Conver, Hedges, P/L/Shr.



Trade Summary

The Trade Summary window offers a concise, simplified analysis of daily trading activity on a “Symbol / Side” basis. At a glance you are able to see the Average Price and Total Cost per side (Buy, Sell, Sell Short) for each symbol traded. This window is split into 2 views: “Symbol Summary” at the top and “Side Summary” at the bottom. The “Symbol Summary” pane organizes the trader’s daily trading information by “Account”, “Side”, “Symbol”, “Shares”, “Average Price” and “Total Cost”. The “Side Summary” pane arranges the trader’s information by “Side”, “Total Shares” and “Total Cost” only. This window can be filtered by Account. You will find the Trade Summary window most useful for calculating at a glance how your buys and sells are “matching up” in the current trading day.


API is available for traders who develop black box systems to execute trades. Once you’ve perfected your trading system you can integrate it with “Sterling Trader Pro” to execute your trades.


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