Since you will be using the CTS data feed, you will be required to complete the CME Market Data Requirements for CTS.
Please complete this step before you move on to the connection to Sierra Chart!
Sign into CTS in order to fill out the one time requirement from the CME, then you will not be asked to do this again. Please click here in order to complete this step.
Please change the Firm name from "CTS" to "PTP". You will use your username and password (case sensitive) that you received in the Account Information email. When filling out the form, please select "Non Professional" for "Type of User".
- Launch Sierra Chart platform. To connect please click on File >> Data/Trade Service Settings >> Select CTS T4 FIX [trading] from the "Server" drop down list.
In the Connection Details window please fill in the following:
IMPORTANT! Always use Simulation Server.
- Server: Use Simulation Server
- Username: Found in Account Information email
- Password: Found in Account Information email
- Firm: PTP
Here is an image of what the window should look like:
Click OK to close the Data/Trade Service Settings window.
In order to connect properly please ensure that Trade Simulation Mode is disabled (unchecked). Click on Trade >> Trade Simulation Mode >> if this is checked, please click to uncheck.
Here is what it should look like:
Click on File >> Connect to Data Feed.
If you are still having troubles logging in please click here
*Please note that all CTS created accounts created or reset after 3 PM CT will be created the next trading day at 5 PM CT. We recommend to sign up or reset before 2:30 PM CT to make sure your account is created in time.