The “Auto-Hedger” job’s detailed parameters include the max aggregate quantity to work, max show quantity (iceberging support), working offset in ticks, max working slippage in ticks, accumulated delta hedge trigger, aggressive execution via market- or limit-type orders, minimum required side size ratio, and others. The “Auto-Hedger” job is capable of offsetting deltas from incoming hedge requests in four different and independent ways, including modifying or cancelling already working orders. The algo also supports out-of-the-box integration with two different (optional) quantitative models that can further improve execution of working quantities: the FastFutures model by Morris Consulting LLC, and the Anti-Flicker model by Axonetric LLC. For traders unfamiliar with intelligent passive execution, the benefits are significant.
For each instruments mapping, hedging responsibility can optionally be assigned for filled Freeway-originated orders and/or filled Metro-originated orders and/or filled quotes (from Metro or Freeway). Users can also manually enter working futures orders via a supplied manual order entry interface. This allows traders access to the optimal futures execution logic even outside of auto-hedging events.
Please contact the developer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have regarding technicalities, client use cases, etc.
All of the variables below can be configured or modified at runtime. This gives users the power to modify their job behavior throughout the day without having to make code changes.
|verbosity||int||2||log detail level: 0=Minimal, 1=Basic, 2=Full, 3=Debug|
|whenReturnHedgeCompleteStatus||int||0||0=Immediately, 1=No more than N seconds, 2=Once fully hedged/offset/expired|
|N||int||10||the max number of seconds before any hedge complete status is returned|
|afterExceedingWorkingSlippage||int||0||0=Let order sit, 1=Execute aggressively, 2=Let sit for Metro order hedges only|
|hedgeReqProcessingDelayInSecs||int||0||0=Process normally/immediately, 1+ =The number of seconds to delay before processing incoming hedge requests|
|hedgeFillsReportIntervalInMins||int||0||0=No reports, 1+ =The number of minutes between each logged report|
|testCode||int||2||0=Normal operation, 1=Force grid rows refresh, 2=Update grids for new column, 3=Clear grids db|
|sideQtyBookDepth||int||1||number of price levels to include in the side qty ratio (1+)|
|sideQtyBookDepthWeighting||int||0||0=Simple sum, 1=Linear, 2=Exponential|
|onHedgeOrderUserCxl||int||0||0=Treat normally, 1=Cancel whole future reservoir|
|onlyHedgeForTradersList||string||optional comma-separated list of traders to auto-hedge for (blank = all)|
|onlyHedgeForAccountsList||string||optional comma-separated list of accounts to auto-hedge for (blank = all)|
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