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Futures Trading API

We can provide you with access to today's leading API in the futures industry. Futures Trading API is mostly used for user creating automated trading strategies, Order management systems, back-testing to displaying data and more.

API interface is mostly used for systems, programmers, high frequency trading, and algorithmic futures traders.

If you have found a futures trading system on your own, or are looking to get your strategy implemented, we can help. Cannon Trading offers unique access to multiple trading API’s via our unique structure as an Independent Introducing Broker. When it comes to futures trading, API is mostly used for user creating automated trading strategies, Order management systems (“OMS”) and in other cases for using historical data for different reasons, from back-testing to displaying data and more.

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Cannon Trading offers access to the following:


We offer trading and data distribution for order execution and market data platforms, applications, and proprietary systems. We provide Direct Market Access to more than forty exchanges through our worldwide network of co-located CQG Hosted Exchange Gateways. Our high-speed market data feed consolidates data from over seventy-five sources. CQG offers WEB API, FIX APi and CMS API


CTS offers an open .NET API that supports C++, C#, Visual Basic, and other languages. CTS also offers an open FIX API that conforms to the Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol with minor improvements and customizations. Both APIs allow custom applications to use the scalability, speed, and robustness of CTS’s back-end. Example API applications are included with the T4 Desktop Simulator application in an effort to expedite the development process. Online documentation and API-specific email support are provided free of charge to all developers.

Rithmic’s R | API+™

R | API+™ is a collection of software libraries and interface definitions that developers and screen designers incorporate into their proprietary software to gain access to R | Trade Execution Platform™. R | API+™ provides its callers with a normalized view of market data and reference data and of order and execution reports across all supported exchanges. Timestamps are provided with the granularity set by their source : microseconds respecting market data receipt and order submission by R | Trade Execution Platform™ and milliseconds to nanoseconds as published by the exchanges. Additionally, R | API+™ provides access to R | Trade Execution Platform’s™ symbol lookups and server side features: trailing stops, brackets and OCOs, custom time, tick, volume and price range bars.

Sierra charts API

Sierra Chart offers a very high-performance API with a wide array of functionality for creating custom studies/indicators and trading systems and for other specialized purposes. This is called the Advanced Custom Study Interface and Language and uses C++.

Sierra Chart also offers a well designed and easy to use DTC Protocol connection that provides market data and trading functionality using a standard set of messages over a socket connection. Multiple methods of encoding are supported: binary, JSON, Google Protocol Buffers. Any programming language can be used.

Trading Technologies API

TT API Ideal for developing the majority of your custom applications, including low-latency automated trading systems, trade capture and reporting software, and custom analytics.

FIX Adapter Integrate and expand third-party systems and custom applications with the X_TRADER platform using the industry-standard Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol.

X_TRADER API Build programs that extend X_TRADER's performance, including custom order routing, analytics and execution management applications. In maintenance mode.


And many others…

This unique infrastructure enables us to find solutions whether you need C++, C#, .NET FIX API and many others programming languages.

• A fully managed, high performance trade execution and technology platform.
• A set of standards-based APIs.
• A comprehensive order management system ("OMS").
• 500 millisecond or lower order submission.
• Access to non-throttled, real-time and historical market data for embedding data and analytics within your own system.

What Next?

If you are looking to write to an API or if you have your own trading system that you are looking to implement, give us a call. You can reach us at 310-859-9572 or 800-454-9572 or send us a detailed inquiry.

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