Why sterling

Trading platforms for every type of trader.

STT platforms are used by retail, active and Institutional Trading Firms worldwide. Our platforms offer the capability and ease to trade multiple asset classes and international markets from a single account.


Trade equities, single and multi-leg options, and futures


Custom layouts and configurable hotkeys


Real-time Level I and Level II market data


Real-time position and P&L management


Customizable ticker watchlist with over 60 data points per symbol


Advanced order types, algos and basket trading


White label STT platforms with your brand


Charting package with over 90 studies and indicators

Meet the sterling trading platforms

Performance and speed to compete in fast-moving markets

Trade multiple asset classes with the most stable trading platforms in the industry.

Sterling Trader® Pro

Use the most widely deployed professional trading platform in the industry for trading equities, options, and futures. Built for speed, stability, and fast executions.

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Sterling Trader® Elite

Sophisticated buy-side algorithmic trading suite with advanced order management. Sterling Trader® Elite gives institutional and agency traders complete customizable control of their trading for equities, options, complex options and futures markets worldwide.

Key platform features

Algorithmic Order Entry

Sterling Trader® Algo Order Entry allows traders to quickly and easily send orders using algo strategies. Our algo module is intricately built to the unique specifications of each algo provider. Traders can set the parameters of each order and stage those orders to be submitted throughout the trading day.

Order Desk Manager

The Sterling Trader® Order Desk Manager is an order management system to allow traders to manage equity and options orders submitted via FIX protocol from third-party systems. Executions are passed back to the client in real time. Traders can also utilize advanced block order staging for orders not submitted via FIX protocol.

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Sterling Trader® Web & Mobile

Step away from your trading desk with peace of mind. Sterling Trader® Web and Mobile are highly sophisticated trading platforms designed for both standalone use and to provide existing STT users access to the markets while they are away from their desktop application.

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Sterling Trading Simulator

Brokers, Professional Trading Groups, and Educators utilize simulation as a training tool for traders to learn advanced functionality and test trading strategies in a risk-free environment. The Sterling Trading Simulator offers a simulated trading environment for both equities and options. The Sterling Trading Simulator is available for Sterling’s flagship professional trading platforms:

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Sterling LST

The Sterling LST platform is offered to proprietary trading groups that want to trade U.S. equity and options markets. Sterling LST delivers a robust trading system to professional traders that demand highly established market data and performance. Traders of all experience levels can easily design and customize layouts and rules to best fit their trading style.

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Sterling VolTrader

The next-generation analysis, execution and position management platform combining advanced trading capabilities & sophisticated risk analytics. Sterling VolTrader offers a full array of unique features for identifying trade opportunities and developing strategies. Our “what if” modeling tools provide the ability to go from modeling to execution in one keystroke. 

Options Trading for Professionals

Order Execution
Sterling VolTrader delivers efficient and low-latency execution from many points within the application – trade volatility directly from the skew chart; access and trade multi-leg orders easily constructed from the option montage or from the complex order ticket.

Proprietary Order-Flow Information
Increase probabilities for success through real-time order-flow statistics.
Stay tuned to market sentiment, so traders have an informed context for trading decisions.

Risk, Position & Trade Analysis
Model Risk in 3D using price and volatility shocks; include or exclude modeled positions. Manage position and portfolio risk drill-down by underlying security, monitor watch lists, sectors, and expiration months. View our Option Trade Cost Analysis tool directly from the Trade Blotter.

Advanced Volatility
Sterling VolTrader is known for its expertise in volatility, the single most important factor in trading options. Our proprietary IV statistics help traders make better, faster decisions.

Idea Generation
Sterling VolTrader offers a wide range of data, calculations, alerts, and visualizations that help identify strike-specific and actionable trading opportunities. Increase probabilities for success through real-time order-flow statistics. Stay tuned to market sentiment, so traders have an informed context for trading decisions.

Historical Option Charts

Historical Underlying Charts

Custom Market Scanner

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We look forward to learning more about your trading needs.