Trading Tutorials Available on the Lightspeed Trader Platform

Many common questions that we receive from active traders are the features that are available on the Lightspeed Trader Platform. Our support staff is always happy to answer any questions that traders may have or provide a one-on-one personalized demo.

Below are some common questions that we receive about the platform:

How to Link Windows

In this trading tutorial, active traders are walked through how to link windows on the Lightspeed Trader platform. This can be done for any chart or order entry window to a specific level 2 quote window on the platform. Each trader has their own personal preference, so traders have the ability to link multiple charts, with different time frames to the same window or linking to an order entry window. They can also set up multiple link groups so that they can look at multiple quotes and charts at the same time.

Opening and Saving Layouts

Traders have the ability to open a few different default layouts saved within the platform. Often traders will start with a predefined layout and then make changes to suit their trading style. Once they have the layout set the way they want, it can be saved to the desktop for future use. Traders can also save multiple layouts to their computer and then move between those layouts. In this tutorial, traders will view the step by step process to open and then save a layout.

Creating a Custom Stop Closeout Order

Creating a custom stop closeout order allows active traders to quickly place an order on the platform. These custom stop closeout orders can be set up  based upon a traders preference, so the tool is easily customized. Watch the video below to learn how to set up a custom stop closeout order on the platform or contact our support team with any questions.

Locating Stock for Short Selling

Finding a security to short on the Lightspeed Trader platform can be done in just a few easy steps. When logged into the platform, active traders can do this by typing a symbol in the quote window. A code is displayed on the right side of the quote window. These codes represent the ease or ability to borrow a specific security. The video below goes into further detail about how to locate a stock for short selling on the Lightspeed Trader platform.

Creating a Custom Order

Lightspeed Trader has custom order functionality that allows users to create custom orders needed for their unique trading strategy. In this trading tutorial, active traders are walked through how to put in the details for an order.

Creating a Custom Order Using Hot Keys and Hot Buttons

Lightspeed Trader also has custom order functionality that allows the user to create custom hot keys and hot buttons that cater to a trader’s unique trading strategy. These can be set up on the Lightspeed Trader menu bar through the configuration settings. Watch the videos below as traders are walked through their step by step guide.

Additional Education Opportunities

Are you looking for additional education from Lightspeed? Visit the Trading Education Center for additional videos, a glossary of terms, and upcoming webinars. Traders can also speak to a representative about the Lightspeed Trader platform by calling us at 1-888-577-3123, emailing [email protected], or requesting a demo.

Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC is not affiliated with these third-party market commentators/educators or service providers. Data, information, and material (“content”) are provided for informational and educational purposes only. This content neither is, nor should be construed as an offer, solicitation, or recommendation to buy or sell any securities or contracts. Any investment decisions made by the user through the use of such content is solely based on the users independent analysis taking into consideration your financial circumstances, investment objectives, and risk tolerance. Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC does not endorse, offer nor recommend any of the services or commentary provided by any of the market commentators/educators or service providers and any information used to execute any trading strategies are solely based on the independent analysis of the user.

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