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Getting Started — Futures Spread Dashboard

A Futures Spread is a futures strategy where the buyer (seller) is looking to buy (sell) a further term futures contract and sell (buy) a closer term futures contract.

Overview

1

Select the Futures Spread Dashboard icon on the left hand side bar of your Paradigm application.

Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard

Futures Spread Table

1

At the top filter the table by combination of
Asset and Venue.

2

Table shows spreads as a combination of
row and column.

3

All Futures Spreads are active. You can quote or execute any of the active Futures Spreads.

4

All Futures Spreads are anonymous. No desk information is sent to the counterparties.

Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard-Table

Post a Market Order

1

Click on either Bid or Ask button in the
Futures Spread box.

2

On the right side below Strategy Details select Market. By default the window opens with Limit order selected.

    3

    Enter the quantity.

      4

      You can change your side by clicking on the
      Swap button.

        Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard-Post Market Order

        Post a Limit Order

        1

        Click on either Bid or Ask button in the
        Futures Spread box.

        2

        Confirm on the right side below Strategy Details that Limit order is selected. By default the window opens with Limit order selected.

        3

        Enter the quantity and price.

          4

          You can change your side by clicking on the
          Swap button.

          Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard - Post Limit Order

          Open Orders

          1

          Once you submit a Limit order it will appear in the Open Orders tab below Futures Spread table.

          2

          Each line contains an Open Order of yours.

          3

          You can either Kill the order or Edit the order.

          1. When editing the order you can only change the quantity or price, not the side.
          Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard - Open Orders 1Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard - Edit Open Order

          Kill Desk Bids and Asks

          1

          These buttons will appear in the top right corner above your Open Orders, if you or a member on your desk have one or more Open orders.

          2

          By selecting these appropriate buttons you can cancel all your desk's outstanding bids, asks, or everything. This will cancel those orders, even if you did not originally send the quote.

          Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard - Kill Desk Bids and Asks

          Executed Orders

          1

          There will be transitory toast notifications
          for executed orders. 

          2

          Please use the venue's "Trade History"
          to monitor and track executed orders.

          Paradigm Futures Spreads Dashboard - Executed Orders
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