Self-Directed Online Traders

As a self-directed trader, you get the lowest commission rates we offer. You'll call the shots while we provide you with quotes, charts, news and research to help you formulate your trading decisions. Even though you are an independent trader, you won't be left in the dark. You'll get live customer support around the clock.


I Want To Do It Myself.

Online, self-directed trading is most suitable for traders who understand the futures markets and need fast and efficient market access. As one of the first future brokerages to offer online trading in 1998, Cannon Trading understands the needs of self-directed clients.

We have researched many different trading platforms and carefully selected the trading engines we believe are leading the field.

Day Traders

If you are primarily a day-trader we recommend you start by exploring and trying a demo of the TransactAT platform: a robust, fast engine with advanced order entry as well as our most aggressive day-trading margins. TransactAT comes paired with sierra charts ( FREE if you trade a minimum of 10 round turn a month). Sierra charts, in our opinion, is a leading charting and graphic software for futures traders. Sierra offers MANY different technical indicators, market profile, third party indicators, volume bars, range bars, ticks charts, Renko charts and much more. You can try a full featured, real-time sierra when you sign up for the TransactAT demo.

Diversified Traders

If you are a diversified trader, who likes to trade futures and options, sometimes swing trading, sometimes you like to hold positions longer term, and maybe sometimes you are a day trader, then we recommend you start by exploring our E-Futures International software.

This leading trading platform is FREE for clients and offers live charts, news, advanced order entry with time released orders, option chains, strategy creator and much more!

Try it now for 14 days and see for yourself!

Mobile Trading

We know that different traders have different needs, and as technology advances rapidly, so do the needs of futures traders. If you trade mostly on the go, we invite you to try our mobile iBroker platform.

Mac Users

If you are a MAC user, we have an excellent trading software that you can download and install on your MAC. Try our FireTip demo here.

Options Specialists

If you are an option specialist who deals primarily with options, options spreads, need advanced option features such as option calculator, delta, Gamma, theta and more, then we recommend you try our OptionVue platform.

Call-In Orders

If you prefer to CALL IN your orders to our experienced brokers or our 24 hour trading desk, we are happy to accommodate you. Simply fill out the Trader's Profile and one of our series 3 commodity specialists will contact you within one business day.

Cannon Advantage

As a self-directed trader, you get the lowest commission rates we offer. Even though you call the shots, Cannon Trading will still provide you with quotes, charts, news and research to help you formulate your trading decisions, as well as access to a host of online trading resources. Although you are an independent trader, you won't be left in the dark. You still get live customer support around the clock.

Multiple Languages

At Cannon Trading Company we are committed to providing excellent service to our clients. Our brokers speak multiple languages such as German, Spanish, Korean, and Hebrew to assist clients on a global scale.

If you need to work with a Korean speaking commodity broker, perhaps a German Speaking Futures broker or maybe you prefer to communicate in Hebrew or Spanish, feel free to contact us or call us at +310 859 9572

The trading results on the demo accounts do not include commissions, exchange fees and N.F.A fees that you are going to get charged on your real account. You should also consider that certain fills you would get on a "demo" account might not reflect the same result on a live market action. Demo accounts use hypothetical money and don’t have the emotional impacts of real money. This demo is designed as an introduction to using the platform; it is not intended to mimic trading results in a live trading environment.

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