In order to get started with NinjaTrader, you need to sign market data agreements with Rithmic.
In order to do so, download R|Trader from the link here:
Once you download R|trader (Pro or Regular Version are both adequate), you will need to enter your credentials that were emailed to you.
Please select SpeedUp from the 'System' tab. We have also found that 'Chicago Area' works best under 'Gateway'
Upon logging in, you will be asked to fill out two market electronic documents that will classify you as a non-professional.
Once you are done with those, you do not need R|Trader anymore. We do however recommend that you keep it because it always gives the latest and most accurate information about your account balance.
Your test for NinjaTrader8 will only work if you have installed NinjaTrader8 version 188.8.131.52 or later.
You can see which version you are using by clicking on 'Help' and then 'About'
In the license key section under 'Help'----'Licence key' you need to add this Licence ID:
Now it's time to put your credentials inside NinjaTrader8.
In order to enter your credentials, go to 'Connections'---'Configure' from the control center in NinjaTrader.
Now you are ready to go! Connect and start trading!