OEC Trader


OEC Trader from Gain Capital is easy to use electronic trading platform that handles all of the complexities associated with trading and order management. OEC Trader was specifically designed and developed to meet the needs of the active futures trader. It combines years of futures trading experience into an efficient, easy-to-use trading platform. OEC Trader’s interface gives you instant access to our full suite of tools. OEC Trader makes your trading easier and more efficient with additional features, including Charting, Advanced Orders, AutoX signals from TradeStation, Risk Monitor, Custom Indicators, custom platform workspaces and more

Get your free online trading demo today. Experience OEC Trader and unleash your trading potential. Sweet Futures has been setting up traders on OEC Trader since electronic trading went mainstream. OEC Trader has the tools and the flexibility to handle all of your trading needs. Don’t take our word for it.

Start a free 14-day trial today. Our goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and tremendous value for our clients.

Take your trading to the next level with OEC Trader:

OEC Trader

Combining powerful trading tools with the infrastructure to deliver the speed, security and reliability that is required to compete in today’s markets, our technology meets the complex requirements of professional futures traders, CTAs, hedge funds and FCMs.

OEC Core Features

  • Quotes & Charting
  • Indicators & Strategies
  • Easy to use interface
  • Realtime market data
  • Trade Tickets
  • Systems Trading
  • RSS News Feed
  • Risk Management
  • Allocation Blocks
  • Custom Layouts

Trade Desk Manager (TDM)

Trade Desk Manager (TDM), is the broker version of our flagship trading platform OEC Trader, and provides brokers the information and control you need to manage your accounts.

You can get a full view of the status of your customers and your business by utilizing the Trade Desk Manager, with the ability to monitor and control your risk on an account by account basis.

Gain Capital API & FIX

Directly access the low-latency, accuracy, reliability and multi-asset capabilities of GAIN Capital’s trading network through one connection, the OneLink(tm) API.

OneLink(tm) gives you the ability to build on the strong GAIN Capital infrastructure while customizing your entire trading experience.


Quotes & Charting

Get the most from your market visualizations!


With so many advanced charting features you can trade and monitor your activity all from one charting window. Different chart styles, dozens of indicators and unlimited amounts of custom alerts are just the beginning. The simple but powerful futures trading platform lets you discover new ways to “see” the market – and act on it.

Indicators & Strategies

OEC Trader’s indicators and strategies are built to suit your custom trading needs.


You can run and back-test strategies by simply using our own wizard, C# or Easylanguage. You can see alerts on the charts when conditions are met. Get inspiration from other developers by purchasing indicators from our indicator store, or benefit from the time you put into your custom indicators by selling your indicator in the store.

Trade Tickets

Your trading software shouldn’t hold you back.

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That’s why OEC Trader offers multiple order tickets from Depth of Market (DOM), Best Bid and Offer (BBO), Rapid, Turbo, Order Staging Module (OSM), Multi–bracket and basket orders. This allows the trader to pick their trading method and focus on their trading instead of being limited by the software.

OEC Trader offers multiple advanced order options (MOC, MOO, Iceberg) and algorithmic orders (time slice, enhanced time slice, time activation, auto cancel) in addition to position reversing and parked orders.

RSS News Feed

Don’t search around on websites for the latest news


Instead, connect to each media outlet´s RSS News feed and the news is delivered to you! Stay connected to world news and events by consolidating all your news into one panel within your trading environment where you can filter by contract as well as search the content.

Risk Management


Automating your risk management helps remove the emotional trauma and discretionary mistakes made during panic situations. If you wait to hit the panic button when adverse conditions arise, it can be too late.

Add confidence to your risk tolerance with smooth, customizable automation. Rule based execution can help protect you when the markets move against your positions. Use a combination of alerts and liquidation to guard against market impacts.

Allocation Blocks

Take the management out of managed accounts!

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By allocating your trades across multiple accounts using the OEC Trader Allocation Blocks you can save time, reduce mistakes and concentrate on the important part – trading.

Our customizable, rule-based system is completely integrated into our accounting system so there is no support needed.

Custom Layouts

OEC Trader helps you focus on trading

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Customize your trading environment the way you want. Whether you have a particular trading style or certain asset classes you need to access, OEC Trader is here to help your trading experience.

You can also save and manage multiple layouts for different trading situations so the software works for you instead of dictating how you trade.


Features Include

  • Multiple order entry options
  • Customize your views and settings
  • Access customizable charts, indicators, alerts, and trade mode
  • Visibility and tools to monitor and manage order flow and risk
  • View Reports on orders, positions, and statistics

Get the best of both worlds by combining two powerful trading applications – TradeStation(R) and GAIN Capital OEC Trader!Use the OEC Trader AutoX user’s guide to help you get started using OEC Trader’s powerful OEC Trader AutoX extension from within TradeStation(R) to execute all of OEC Trader’s functions as well as automate your trading signals directly through your GAIN Capital trading account.

Even though the software is simple and intuitive it is also robust, and there are so many features and customize-able settings to benefit from, as well as questions you may have, so we created an extensive user’s guide.This guide enables you to learn about the easy-to-use trading tools as well as basic and advanced features.

We hope this user’s guide helps you with your questions about the application and with finding new tools and features to aid in your trading with OEC Trader.

OEC Trader is such a complete and robust trading application packed with rich user tools we’re sure you will find many features to help make your trading experience a better one.

Currently, GAIN Capital is supporting the 3.5 version of OEC Trader.

OEC Trader User’s Guide

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CPU Requirements For Demo:

  • Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10 supported
  • A minimum of 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 4 GB RAM (64-bit) and up