Vision Express

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TradingCoach
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Vision Express

Post by TradingCoach » Wed Aug 18, 2004 12:46 pm

Anyone know this platform or use it?
it is from
http://www.visionlp.com/

The platform is very decent and apparently supports a chain of futures IB's with decent commission. I hear that they will soon offer securities access.

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Post by Roscoe » Wed Aug 18, 2004 7:20 pm

I have been running the trial and while it looks OK I do get a lot of error messages - VE seems to want some connection with Internet Explorer, which I don't use for the usual security reasons.

Also difficult to move stops with VE (or at least I find it difficult) and as moving stops is a frequent activity for me that does tend to rule out VE.

PFG's BEST platform is pretty good.

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thanks for the feedback

Post by TradingCoach » Thu Aug 19, 2004 3:22 am

what struck me is that it is free and you can enter spreads (!) + they have a real desk more than IB can say...
might want to try VisionPro maybe less error msgs for a price...
Roscoe wrote:I have been running the trial and while it looks OK I do get a lot of error messages - VE seems to want some connection with Internet Explorer, which I don't use for the usual security reasons.

Also difficult to move stops with VE (or at least I find it difficult) and as moving stops is a frequent activity for me that does tend to rule out VE.

PFG's BEST platform is pretty good.

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Post by Roscoe » Thu Aug 19, 2004 5:59 am

Hi TradingCoach,

I have tried a heap of order platforms (based on my own requirements for end-of-day futures orders) and VE was the most buggy, which is usually a mark of poor software design. I liked the all-in-one nature of the beast but not the bugs. PFG's BEST Direct and the Open E-Cry platform were the most reliable, while Lind Express came in a close third.

Platforms in this range are usually free so there is nothing unusual in that.

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