RCG Onyx Plus Trading Platform Integrates Advanced Charting from Barchart
CHICAGO – Sept. 24, 2012 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced that it is providing integrated charting capabilities to clients of Rosenthal Collins Group, a leading independent futures clearing and brokerage firm. Users of the RCG Onyx Plus™ electronic trading platform for futures now have access to Barchart’s fully interactive and real-time streaming charts.
The charts include access to real-time futures market data, as well as delayed charts for equity and index markets. Additionally, users can access tick-by-tick charts, as well as multiple-minute bars and end-of-day data, all of which include extensive historical data. The integrated charts are full-featured and include both standard and advanced functionality such as dozens of technical indicators, drawing tools, linking by time period and symbol, pre/post market data, comparisons, and custom equations.
Barchart President Eero Pikat said: “With the interactive charting integration, RCG Onyx Plus provides a powerful platform to RCG clients for both analyzing and trading the markets. The integration between Barchart and RCG provides their end-users with seamless access to a powerful charting application that offers advanced capabilities yet is easy-to-use.”
In 2008, RCG was the first brokerage firm to integrate Barchart’s latest technology into its electronic trading platform.
RCG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Scott Gordon said: “We’re delighted to partner with Barchart once again to provide valuable, user-friendly new tools for our clients. RCG Onyx Plus is designed to provide our clients with features they can easily incorporate into their trading and risk management strategies, and we’ll continue to upgrade the offering as we identify new opportunities for improving our clients’ experience.”
RCG Onyx Plus is the firm’s next generation customizable electronic trading platform. First developed as RCG Onyx in 2004 and introduced in 2006, the platform has evolved to be even faster, more robust and customizable. Features include single-click trading, real-time profit and loss display, synthetic orders, customizable/multiple layouts, risk management tools and WebTrader, a browser-based trading screen available from any Internet-accessible computer or tablet. RCG Onyx Plus also includes RiskWatcher, a tool for monitoring multiple accounts risk.
With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart’s goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com.
With nearly 90 years of experience in the futures industry, Rosenthal Collins Group is one of the world’s leading regulated Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) offering trading execution, clearing, brokerage, foreign exchange, managed futures programs and a full range of electronic trading services to institutional, commercial, professional and retail customers around the globe. RCG holds clearing memberships on all principal U.S. futures exchanges and has access to world futures markets through a network of correspondent relationships. With over 35,000 active accounts and more than 140 correspondent brokerage relationships, RCG cleared and executed more than 175 million contracts in 2011. Further information about Rosenthal Collins Group can be found at www.RCGdirect.com.
Managing DirectorBarchart.com, Inc.
Ellen G. Resnick
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