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Meet the Sterling Trading Tech Client Services Team

June 7, 2021

We pride ourselves on offering the best customer service in the industry with our experienced and knowledgeable client services team offering real-time personalized support. Our team is committed to providing fast, stable technology to all of our clients. Take a minute to meet our all-star Client Services team and put a name…

Stock Split Position Adjustments

August 27, 2020

Positions may not always be correct for many reasons. The most common being either a stock split or some other corporate action. Please follow the instructions below to adjust positions where needed. From the Sterling Trader Manager platform you will go to the main toolbar > windows > position summary From this…

How to Use Sterling Trader® Pro on a Mac

August 8, 2020

Mac users – good news! You can use Sterling Trader® Pro on a Mac with additional software (Please note you will need the admin password for your Mac for this process). There are multiple ways to access Sterling Trader® Pro from your Mac. Below are the top 3 ways to use Sterling…

Top Hot Key Configuration Inquiries

March 25, 2020

Buying Power Settings: Clients who are being rejected on their Hot Keys for buying power should contact their brokerage when receiving a reject. Brokerages tend to have various rules in place for buying power so if your Hot Key is configured as shown below and you are still receiving a reject, you…


March 12, 2020

Here’s what you need to know… April 20, 2020 is the published Go-Live for Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) production environment file submission and data integrity validations. The Consolidated Audit Trail will track orders throughout their life cycle and identify the market participants handling them, thus allowing regulators to more efficiently track activity…

Sterling Trader® Pro Version 12.0 New Chart Functionality

December 17, 2019

Version 12.0 offers new chart functionality The 3 chart highlights include: Display & Modify Open Orders Pivot Lines Average Volume Indicator Display & Modify Open Orders: From the Chart Window to Display & Modify Open Orders, go to Settings > Display > Show Open Orders The Open Order shows in the Trading…

How to Place an OCO Order on Sterling Trader® Pro

November 21, 2019

OCO (One-Cancels-the-Other) Order is an order feature available only from the Trading Monitor. OCO in Sterling Trader® Pro involves grouping two or more orders that are already live. If you manually cancel one of the orders in the group, all orders in the group will be cancelled. To create an OCO group:…

Setting Up LULD (Limit Up-Limit Down) on Sterling Trader® Pro

May 15, 2019

The Limit Up-Limit Down (LULD) mechanism is intended to prevent trades in National Market System (NMS) securities from occurring outside of specified price bands. To set this up in Sterling Trader® Pro, from the Level 2 Window, go to VIEW > SETTINGS From the Level 2 Tab to the Market Makers Box…

Setting Defaults for the Level 2 Window on the Sterling Trader® Pro Platform

April 18, 2019

Setting Defaults & Layouts enables traders to be as effective and efficient as possible. Selecting and updating settings are quick and easy. SETTING A DEFAULT DESTINATION: To set a default destination, go to the Main Toolbar > View > Settings > Listing Exchanges Set the destination in the top line to be…

New Allocation Functionality in Sterling Trader® Pro, V 11.2

August 27, 2018

The latest version of Sterling Trader® Pro, Version 11.2 now offers the price field in the Add/Edit Allocation dialog to allow up to 8 decimal places in the Trading Monitor and Position Summary windows. This function is also now available from the Prior Day Orders tab. CLICK HERE to download Sterling Trader® Pro…


July 2, 2018

The Sterling charts window is advanced in its functionality to help trade as efficiently and effectively as possible. Scroll through the below checklist to ensure you’re taking advantage of the top tools available within the window. Tabs Function You can have multiple tabs open in the window to easily switch between multiple…

Sterling Trading Tech’s Director of Risk & Derivatives, Ravi Jain receives a Coach/Mentor Award at the University of Pennsylvania from the First Lego League

March 26, 2018

Ravi Jain, Sterling Trading Tech’s Director of Risk & Derivatives approached Sterling with the opportunity to participate in The First Lego League (FLL) Robotics program at Toby Farms Intermediate School in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania through sponsorship and mentoring. Sterling Trading Tech matched Ravi’s $500 contribution and was proud to see Ravi making a…


February 28, 2018

We’re excited to announce new user-driven chart enhancements in Sterling Trader® Pro and Sterling Trader® Elite 10.12. In the latest version of our charts we’ve added Background Watermarks and Interval Buttons. Background watermarks We now allow you to show the chart symbol and description in the chart background, making it easier to…

Setting Account, TIF, and Destinations Defaults in Sterling Trader® Pro and Sterling Trader® Elite

January 31, 2018

Setting up a few defaults prior to trading can make your experience much smoother. Start by defaulting your Account and TIF for all order entry windows. From the Main Toolbar: View – Settings — Destinations: Next, set your defaults for where you would like to send orders. You can default a destination…

Sterling Trading Tech Now Offers Trading and Support for CME Bitcoin Futures

December 18, 2017

Sterling Trading Tech is pleased to announce support for CME listed Bitcoin Futures in our Sterling Trader Pro® and Sterling Trader Elite® platforms. CME Bitcoin futures are based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR), which aggregates bitcoin trading activity across major bitcoin spot exchanges between 3:00pm and 4:00pm London time….

The Position Summary Window can Display a Totals Row

November 30, 2017

The Position Summary Window has functionality that allows for many columns to be totaled, allowing for a quick overview of the entire account. Go to View – Settings – Miscellaneous Tab and check “Display a Totals Row”. Position it at the top or bottom of the page, and then select which Columns…

STT is proud to offer the best service in the industry and our Client Services team are always available by phone and email during trading hours.

October 31, 2017

Do you have questions about a Sterling window or feature? Did you know that you can call or email Client Services for training? With one call or email we can quickly answer your questions and even set up a webinar for additional training about our platforms. Contact Client Services for questions, demos,…

Get to know Sterling’s Fundamental Data Window

September 27, 2017

Sterling Trading Tech recently added drag and drop functionality to our Fundamental Data Window. Traders can now click and drag symbols into the window from other windows. Additionally, the Fundamental Data Window can also be linked with other windows in order to update the group all at once. Try it on your…

Meet the Sterling Trading Tech Client Services Team

August 31, 2017

STT prides itself on offering the best customer service in the industry with experienced and knowledgeable professionals offering real-time training and troubleshooting with personalized support. Mark Carlson, VP of Client Services has overseen the team for almost 10 years. On the desk with Mark include: Mike Pokorney, Senior Client Services Associate, and…


July 31, 2017

You can now see your own entry and exit points on our new charting package! Your chart will then look like this: To view please go to Chart Menu within the Chart Window and select Settings: Under Miscellaneous, check the box “Show Executions”

Sterling Trading Tech’s Professional Trading Platforms Are Now Available to Individual Traders with Interactive Brokers

July 13, 2017

Sterling Trading Tech (STT) announced today that its professional trading platforms are now available from Interactive Brokers Group (IB), one of the largest global broker-dealers. Under terms of the agreement, individual traders can now use the STT suite of trading platforms to trade with an IB account. Sterling Trading Tech (STT) is…

From the Desk of Client Services: Pre- and Post-Market Updates

July 5, 2017

The Sterling Client Services team strives to provide the best customer service in the industry. We received a few inquiries surrounding viewing pre- and post-market updates. Are you seeing your pre- and post-market updates? We recently updated the front-end so that the following setting is being enforced: If this setting is not…

Sterling Trading Tech (STT) Led FinTank Chicago’s Electronic & Algo Trading Panel Discussion This Month

June 23, 2017

Sterling Trading Tech’s President Jim Nevotti participated at FinTank’s Electronic & Algo Trading Panel Tuesday, June 20th alongside Chuck Bohm, Senior Vice President of ED&F Capital Markets Ltd for an interactive fireside Q&A. Kicking off the evening, Jim Nevotti & Chuck Bohn shared their experience in the trading and technology worlds and…

STT President, Jim Nevotti featured in Intelligent Trading Technology

April 18, 2017

STT’s President, Jim Nevotti discusses algorithmic order entry with Intelligent Trading Technology this month. The Sterling Trader Elite® platform will provide Clearpool Group traders sophisticated algorithmic trading and advanced order management tools. Sterling is filling a need for a “combination of new technology at a cost-competitive price,” says Nevotti. Read the full…

Options Insider Radio Interviews: Talking Broker Tech with Sterling Trading Tech

April 7, 2017

We’re talking trading technology with Options Insider Radio. In this episode, Sterling Trading Tech’s President Jim Nevotti and Ravi Jain, Director of Risk & Derivatives join Mark Longo, Founder of Options Insider Radio. They discuss: What is Sterling Trading Tech? The Sterling Trading Tech platform The delineation of Lightspeed and Sterling Trading…

Markets Media & Traders Magazine feature Ravi Jain

April 3, 2017

Sterling Trading Tech appointed Ravi Jain as the Director of Risk & Derivatives to manage STT’s Risk Product line as well as the LiveVol X platform, which STT recently acquired from the CBOE and renamed Sterling VolTrader. Markets Media included Ravi’s appointment in their “Trading Up” feature and Traders Magazine also included…

Sterling Trader Pro 10.5 Updates

March 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of Sterling Trader Pro Version 10.5. Check out the Key Highlights below of the new features and functionalities available and download 10.5 today. New Feature: Window Snapping: Traders can now snap windows together in groups to move and manage groups of windows. “Snap Parent” added…

Sterling Trader Pro 10.4 Updates

March 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of Sterling Trader Pro Version 10.4. Check out the Key Highlights below of the new features and functionalities available and download 10.4 today. Chart: New indicator added: VWAP New line study added: Horizontal Value of line displayed when hovered over or moving line Pass-thru alerts…



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