Time & Sales

The Time & Sales module displays time and transaction data on both quotes and executed trades.

In this manual we will cover how to:


Launching the Time & Sales Module

A Time & Sales window can be accessed from any of the following modules:

  • Main Screen
  • Portfolio
  • Quote Board
  • Option Chain
  • Depth Ticket
  1. From the Main Screen

    Click Modules and select Time & Sales

  2. From the Portfolio and Quote Board

    Right-click a security's row and select Time & Sales

  3. From the Option Chain

    Right-click an option's row (any column except Strike) and select Time & Sales

  4. From the Depth Ticket

    Click the Time & Sales arrow to expand/collapse a window attached to the Depth Ticket

    Note: The Time & Sales window on the Depth Ticket only shows trade executions. It does not display price quotes.


Reading the Information on the Time & Sales module

The module will begin collecting and displaying data as of the time that it is opened. Historical data is not available in the Time & Sales module.

Main Header Bar Controls

Symbol entry field Enter a symbol for which to display the time and sales information, then press enter on your keyboard
Trades If checked, displays the time and sales information for executed trades
Quotes If checked, displays the time and sales information for quotes
Auto-scroll If checked, automatically scrolls the screen as new information is added
Clear Press to clear the time and sales information displayed on the module

Column Data Definitions

Ask Ask price of the quote
Ask Exg Exchange on which the Ask quote was placed
Bid Bid price of the quote
Bid Exg Exchange on which the Bid quote was placed
Bid/Ask Size Number of shares or contracts at the quoted prices
Condition Exchange supplied trade condition flags
Exg Exchange on which the trade was executed
Price Price at which the trade was executed
Size Number of shares or contracts for the executed trade
Time Time of trade execution or quote posting

Text Color Coding

Red Text Trade executed at the bid
Green text Trade executed at the Ask
White text Trade executed between the bid and ask

Customizing the Data Display

Column Customization

The data displayed on the Time & Sales spreadsheet can be customized by adding / removing, resizing, and re-ordering columns.

Click here for the complete guide to Column Customization

Filters and Sorting

Data on the spreadsheet can be quickly organized using SILEXX OEMS's filtering and sorting functions.

Click here for the complete guide to Filters and Sorting