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Connection Guide for WealthCharts

Cameron Nish
Cameron Nish
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First, Connect to Rithmic RTrader Pro

Before you attempt to connect to WealthCharts, you must have already downloaded and logged in to Apex's version of Rithmic RTrader Pro. 

Follow these instructions if you need to install Rithmic RTrader Pro.

If you have ANY other version of RTrader Pro on your computer, you must uninstall it and the folder, as shown HERE.

Use this LINK to download our Rithmic RTrader Pro.

Copy and paste your Rithmic username and password. Be careful not to accidentally duplicate a space.

 

Rithmic RTrader Pro Settings

  •  Open your RTrader Pro application
  •  Click "Skip Settings" (top right corner).  
  •  Leave selective mode turned OFF.
  •  Copy and paste your Rithmic ID and password with no accidental spaces.
  •  Your Rithmic ID and password, as well as your NinjaTrader License key, are stored HERE.
  •  Choose System: APEX.
  •  Choose Gateway: Chicago Area.
  •  Leave market data OFF.
  • Click LOGIN and sign the two (2) agreements for ALL NEW USERS upon first login in RTrader Pro. 

For additional details, refer to the link HERE.

 

Now, you're ready to connect WealthCharts to Rithmic!

Second, Connect WealthCharts to Rithmic for trading Apex Trader Funding Evaluation or PA Accounts

 

Step-by-Step Video

 

Step-by-Step

1. Open your browser and go to: https://wealthcharts.com. Then click on the "Login" menu item.

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2. Enter your WealthCharts username and password. Click "Log In", or Click on the "Sign Up" link to create an account.

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3. Once the platform has loaded, click on the three horizontal bars in the top left-hand corner of the window.

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4. From the menu, click on the "Trading" menu item.

5. Once the items in the trading menu appear, click on the blue button labeled "Link Broker/Data Source."

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6. In the dialog box that comes up, click on the "Select Source" dropdown (the little arrow pointing down).
7. Choose "Rithmic" from the list.

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8. In the next dialog box, click on the down arrow next to "Select Gateway." In most cases, choose "Chicago." Select it by clicking on it.

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If you live in a country besides the United States, you can try selecting one of the other cities near you.


9. Next, click on the "Select System" down arrow, then look for and choose "Apex".
DO NOT CHOOSE "Rithmic Paper Trader", "Rithmic O1", OR ANY OTHER OPTION!

THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT!!!! 

IF YOU DO NOT CHOOSE APEX, YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO ACCESS YOUR APEX TRADING ACCOUNTS (APEX-xxxx-xx and PA-APEX-xxxx-xx).

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10. In the next box with the icon of the person next to it, enter your RITHMIC username in that box.
In the next box with the key next to it, enter your RITHMIC password. (Both username and password can be found on Apex Trader Funding website on the Trader Dashboard page or in the welcome email you received when you signed up for your Rithmic trading account.)

11. When all those items have been selected and entered, simply press the blue "Login" button.

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12. If your login is successful, you will have one more blank dropdown box to fill in. Click on the down arrow and choose the Apex Trader Funding account you would like to trade with in WealthCharts.  Click the account and you're done.

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13. If you have filled everything out correctly, you will see "Apex Chicago" and "Connected" on the top WealthCharts information bar, about 3/4 of the way on the right.

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14. Refer to WealthCharts documentation for setting up the rest of your workspace.

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