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Do you use Synchronous or A Synchronous option trading you strategy on MultiChart?


#1

I’m just starting to develop some strategies in MultiCharts and just ran into the difference between these two. Which makes sense for what situation?


#2

I personally prefer ‘Synchronous’ mode. I don’t care much where the strategy conditions say the entry should be. I do, however, care what type of fill I’m able to get in real life. So in my case it makes sense just to use Synchronous mode.

I think if I had a control account, or multiple accounts trading the same strategy, then maybe I’d consider using A Synchronous just because some of the entries wouldn’t all get the same price fill, so rather than average it out, I could just see what the strategy is looking like as far as entry conditions.