TickTick Trader is one of my top choices for funded futures trader programs. TickTick Trader has created an attractive mix of allowing traders to choose an evaluation that fits their style of trading best, along with some other perks as well. Below are the top 10 questions I get asked daily about TickTick Trader.
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The information below was current as of the time of writing this article. Please visit TickTick Trader and review their help section to verify all the information below is still current before signing up.
Is TickTick Trader Legit? Do They Pay Their Traders?
Yes absolutely they are both legitimate and pay their traders regularly. I would not endorse them if they did not.
I have talked to the management team at TickTick Trader extensively and not only do they pay traders, they are very committed to being one of the premier funded futures trader programs.
What Is The Profit Split With TickTick Trader?
TickTick Trader offers a 2 tier approach that is favorable for the traders:
- The first 3 months earnings is 100% the traders, regardless of the amount
- Thereafter it is a 90/10 split, meaning the trader keeps 90% of their earnings
Is There A Daily Draw Down With TickTick Trader?
TickTick Trader does have a daily draw down and but does NOT have a trailing draw down. They do have an End of Day drawdown (TickTick Drawdown). Learn more on TickTick Trader’s Knowledge Base under the Evaluation Account section. If you are not familiar with the various types of draw downs make sure you fully understand them before jumping in and trading.
What Are The Rules of TickTick Trader to Pass?
The rules to pass are honestly pretty straight forward.
- Meet the profit goal for your chosen account size
- Do not violate any TickTick Drawdown or Daily Loss Limit rules
- Do not trade more contracts than allowed
That is essentially it. Sounds simple, but don’t take any evaluation lightly. You still have to manage your own risk to not violate the draw down. If you stick to your trading plan, passing isn’t that difficult. I’ve passed evaluations with pretty much every top tier firm myself.
What Are The Commissions For Trading Futures With TickTick Trader?
The commissions currently are $5 for all products, but as always I encourage you to visit the TickTick Trader help and faqs section to verify this for yourself as companies will often change these.
What Software Can I Use For TickTick Trader Evaluation?
Rithmic will be the data feed for TickTick Trader. Rithmic does have their own software, RTrader Pro which is free. As well TickTick Trader provides a free license of NinjaTrader to use as well, on top of a free Bookmap and Jigsaw license if you desire.
I use Jigsaw Daytradr myself as an in depth order flow scalping tool. It is very powerful and I highly recommend it.
How Do I Withdraw Money From TickTick Trader?
TickTick Trader withdrawals are easy to do. They have a full FAQs about it, but in general the process is:
- Withdrawals are processed within 5 days of your request
- You can submit your request at any time
- You do so by submitting a help desk request for a payout with the information they would need:
- How much you wish to withdraw
- The payout method you want
- Any payout method information for example if you request PayPal, they need your PayPal email address
What Happens If A Trader Made a Million Dollars (insert any big number here), Wouldn’t They Bankrupt The Company?
No. Please think about this for just a second.
First, you have zero incentive to keep trading with a prop firm when you are making that much money. Remember the 90/10 split? If you are capable of making that kind of money you would not want to give up 10%. You would take your profits far sooner and open a brokerage account. As well, I hate to tell you but chances are you aren’t a million dollar trader.
Second, in a Funded Account when you show more than average aptitude with trading, you’ll be moved into a fully funded account and/or your trades copied to a master account. Your $1 million isn’t coming out of the company’s pockets, they would be actual realized profits from trading.
I think this question comes from people with delusions of grandeur more than out of a realistic situation.
What Products Can I Trade With TickTick Trader?
Basically any CME Group listed futures product. Be sure to check their FAQs where they do list them out in detail. In general though, any futures CME Group product. You can not trade FX, stocks or options with TickTick Trader.
What Are The Monthly Fees or Activation Fee After Passing with TickTick Trader?
TickTick Trader established a one-time fee you pay once you pass. This covers any data and withdrawal fees for the life of your account. There is no additional fees beyond these:
- $149 for $25,000 Starter Account
- $149 for $50,000 Advance Account
- $249 for $100,000 Pro Account (And the validated 100k Express Account)
- $539 for $150,000 Expert Account
- $969 for $250,000 Master Account
If I Break A Rule Can I Reset My Account at TickTick Trader?
Yes if you break a rule during the evaluation phase you can reset your account for $85. You can reset as often as you need to. Note that sometimes it might be cheaper to cancel your account and sign up for a new one than it is to reset. That is usually if you are in one of the smaller accounts and there is a promo such as 50% off.
Once you are funded in a Funded Account, you can not reset your account. If you break a rule once funded you would have to go through the evaluation again.
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Futures and forex trading contains substantial risk and is not for every investor. An investor could potentially lose all or more than the initial investment. Risk capital is money that can be lost without jeopardizing ones’ financial security or life style. Only risk capital should be used for trading and only those with sufficient risk capital should consider trading. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
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Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations, some of which are described below. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those shown; in fact, there are frequently sharp differences between hypothetical performance results and the actual results subsequently achieved by any particular trading program. One of the limitations of hypothetical performance results is that they are generally prepared with the benefit of hindsight. In addition, hypothetical trading does not involve financial risk, and no hypothetical trading record can completely account for the impact of financial risk of actual trading. for example, the ability to withstand losses or to adhere to a particular trading program in spite of trading losses are material points which can also adversely affect actual trading results. There are numerous other factors related to the markets in general or to the implementation of any specific trading program which cannot be fully accounted for in the preparation of hypothetical performance results and all which can adversely affect trading results.
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