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Use the FX Board for One-Click Forex Order Placement

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NinjaTrader’s FX Board provides a fast and intuitive tool to monitor and trade your favorite forex markets. Use this dynamic interface to quickly submit and view orders while tracking other currency pairs for market moves and trading opportunities.

Learn how to open & use the FX Board in this 3-minute video:

FX Board Display

There are 2 main sections of the FX board:

  • The Market Data Display features individual tiles for each FX pair, updating blue for an uptick in price and red for a downtick. Other information including position information, current spread and current day high/low values is also displayed within each tile.
  • The Order Grid section below displays any active orders for the selected account and FX pairs included in the window. Use the right-click menu to reveal or hide the Order Grid.

Add & Remove FX Tiles

Customize your FX Board with your favorite currency pairs.

  1. To add an instrument, right-click in the Market Data Display and select Add instrument(s) > Search
  2. To add an instrument, right-click in the Market Data Display and select Add instrument(s) > Search
  3. Click OK

To remove any unwanted currency pairs from your FX Board:

  1. Right-click on the tile you wish to remove
  2. Select Remove Tile

Quickly Create Charts from the FX Board

The FX Board can also be used to generate charts of forex instruments on the fly. Say you notice some interesting price movement in one of the forex tiles and want to see the action on a chart. Follow the steps below to quickly create a chart:

  1. Right click the tile of the selected FX pair
  2. Select Send to > Chart and a Data Series menu will appear
  3. In the Properties section of the Data Series menu, configure the time frame and chart style to your preferences and then click OK.

Create Instrument Lists from the FX Board

Another useful feature of the FX Board is the ability to create instrument lists on the fly.

  1. Right click in the Market Data Display and select Create Instrument List
  2. Type a name for your list and click OK

NinjaTrader’s FX Board provides a fast and intuitive tool to monitor and trade your favorite forex markets. Use this dynamic interface to quickly submit and view orders while tracking other currency pairs for market moves and trading opportunities.

Interactive Training Resources

NinjaTrader is designed to be used by all levels of traders from novice to expert. Workspaces, charts, templates, watch lists, and more can be customized to your trading style and approach. Our New User Video Guides provide quick tutorials and tips to help you get up and running.

For more in-depth training and videos, the NinjaTrader 8 Help Guide can be found here. The Help Guide can also be accessed through the NinjaTrader platform by pressing F1 on your keyboard. This action will trigger the Help Guide section pertaining to the last window used in NinjaTrader.

The NinjaTrader User Forum is also a great resource to collaborate with a community of NinjaTrader enthusiasts, programmers and our support team.

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