Journals & Ledgers


The Trading Journals are activated from the bottom bar as seen below

Trading Journals in GoCharting

The Trading Journal comprises of the following major components:

  1. My Orders Tab
  2. My Trades Tab
  3. My Positions Tab
  4. My Balance Tab
  5. Top Control Bar

My Orders

Working orders panel displays all currently placed orders. Once you places a new order, it appears in this panel and becomes available to be managed.

My Orders Tab

Available columns

AccountLogin name of an account that placed order
SymbolA traded symbol
DescriptionComments for symbol
Symbol typeA symbol's market category (CFD, spot, stocks, etc.)
Expiration dateDate of contract expiration
Strike pricePrice of option contract performance
SideType of trade (BUY or SELL)
Order typeType of order
QuantityAmount of a order, either in lots or in units, depending on what is selected in the Settings dialog box
Qty. filledExecuted quantity of the order, in case of partial filling
Qty. remainingDifference between quantity and executed quantity, in case of partial filling
PricePrice at which the order is to be executed.
Trigger price
TIFThe order's time in force
StatusOrder status
Current priceCurrent market price for order's symbol
Stop lossStop loss price set for a order
Take profitTake profit price set for a order
Date/TimeDate and time when a order was placed
Order IDA unique number that the trading system assigns to each order
Order group ID
Connection name

Context menu actions

By right-clicking on each row of Working orders panel, you will get a context menu with the following functions:

Selected order(s) actions

Modify orderInvokes the modification screen, allowing to modify orders parameters
Quick SL/TPAllows quick adding SL/TP orders to selected orders
Change to MarketChange order type to Market for selected orders
Cancel orderAllows canceling all selected orders, all orders by selected symbol, all orders by selected account, all orders

Common actions

Group byGroups all rows by the selected column
Columns visibilityAllows to toggle the columns visibility

My Trades

Trades panel displays your trading history.

Available columns

Accountlogin name of an account that made a trade
Date/TimeDate and time when a trade was made
SymbolA traded symbol
DescriptionComments for symbol
Symbol typeA symbol's market category (CFD, spot, stocks, etc.)
Expiration dateDate of contract expiration
Strike pricePrice of option contract performance
SideType of trade (BUY or SELL)
Order type
QuantityAmount of a trade, either in lots or in units, depending on what is selected in the Settings dialog box
PricePrice at which a trade was filled
Gross P/LProfit/loss in account currency, calculated on base of price difference
FeeShows total commission amount taken for a trade
Net P/LProfit/loss for a trade excluding fee
Trade value
Trade IDA unique number that the trading system assigns to each trade
Order IDA unique number that the trading system assigns to each order
Connection name

Context menu actions

By right-clicking on each row of Trades panel, you will get a context menu with the following functions:

Common actions

Group byGroups all rows by the selected column
Columns visibilityAllows to toggle the columns visibility

My Positions

Positions panel displays an extended information about all currently opened positions, their P/L and prices. Once you open a new position, it appears in this panel and becomes available to be managed

Available columns

Accountlogin name of an account that opened a position
Symbola traded symbol
Descriptioncomments for symbol
Symbol typea symbol's market category (CFD, spot, stocks, etc.)
Expiration datedate of contract expiration
Position IDa unique number that the trading system assigns to each position
Sidetype of trade (BUY or SELL)
Open priceprice at which a position was opened
Current pricea market price obtainable from a broker
Quantityamount of a position, either in lots or in units, depending on what is selected in the Settings dialog box
Date/Timedate and time when a position was opened
Gross P/Lprofit/loss in account currency, calculated on base of price difference
Gross P/L, ticks
Net P/Lprofit/loss for a position excluding fee
Position exposureexposure of a position, in the account currency. Calculated on base of an open price
Position value (open price)open value of a position. Calculated on base of an open market price
Position value (current price)current value of a position. Calculated on base of a current market price
Feeshows total commission amount taken for a position
Swapsamounts collected/paid out by a broker when a position is rolled over to a new value date
Expiration datedate of contract expiration
Strike priceprice of option contract performance
Stop lossStop loss price set for a position
Take profitTake profit price set for a position

Context menu actions

By right-clicking on each row of Positions panel, you will get a context menu with the following functions:

Selected position(s) actions

Modify positionInvokes the modification screen, allowing to add SL/TP orders to selected position manually
Quick SL/TPallows quick adding SL/TP orders to selected position
Close positionOptions: close all selected positions, all positions by selected symbol, all positions for selected account, all positions
Reverseallows reversing all selected positions, all positions by selected symbol, all positions by selected account, all positions

Common actions

Group byGroups all rows by the selected column
Columns visibilityAllows to toggle the columns visibility

Top Control Bar

The Top Bar comprises of the following controls:

  • Broker Selection Dropdown
  • Download to Excel: Button allows downloading of our trading activities onto excel
  • Cancel All Open Orders
  • Field List: Manage the fields in the grid