Bluewater Technology Support

Our platform supports either of the technologies below for connectivity to prices and order routing

We can work with any brokerage firm that supports one or more of the technologies below.


CQG’s global market data is fast, accurate, and reliable. CQG’s high-speed consolidated market data feeds deliver real-time and historical data from over one hundred global sources. Ongoing innovation in data management and transmission technologies enables us to deliver ever-increasing market data volumes. Dedicated teams of specialists in five locations across the globe actively maintain data quality.

Bluewater uses the CQG FIX API for order routing and we also support the CQG Trader WebAPI to connect directly to CQG's price servers. We maintain historical data for some of the most commonly markets primarily for CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.


GAIN Capital Group LLC (“GAIN Capital”) is a global provider of trading services and solutions, specializing in OTC FX and metals through its ‘’ division, and exchange-traded Futures and Options on Futures markets through its ‘GAIN Futures’ division.

GAIN Capital services both retail and institutional customers worldwide and provides access to most major futures and options on futures exchanges in the United States and internationally. GAIN Futures customers can trade through downloadable and mobile trading platforms and have access to innovative trading tools to assist them with research and analysis, automated trading and account management. GAIN Capital’s customer base includes a wide array of account types including individual, joint, corporate, IRA, CTA, and commodity fund accounts. GAIN Capital also services many institutional, agricultural and hedge accounts.

Whether customers are experienced or new to trading, GAIN Capital strives to provide first class support, products, and services to help brokers and customers meet their objectives.


You are about to find out how nice it is to work with a company like ours! It all starts with our Sales Reps who will make sure you are setup with the data you need at the best price possible. We know you expect "service after the sale" too! Our 800# Customer Support line is nearly always answered on the first ring, we respond to emails within 1 hour, and we offer real-time chat on our website.


Rithmic, LLC (Rithmic) develops high performance multi-asset trade execution software and licenses it to black-box, grey-box and retail trading professionals. Rithmic's trading platform is FCM, IB and Broker-Dealer neutral and provides direct market access (DMA) to the world's principal exchanges (click to view our exchange list).

Ultra-Low Latency, High Throughput Rithmic puts your trades first. Whether you are part of a prop shop or are a professional trader, Rithmic's trade execution software delivers to you the low latency and high throughput performance formerly seen only by the very large trading houses and boutique hedge funds. Witin R | Diamond API™ you can achieve Tick-to-Trade latency of less than 250µs.

Build your own trading programs with R | API™ or build them over FIX 4.2. Deploy them on your machines co-located with our equipment.

Bluewater uses R|API for connectivity and order routing.


CTS is the creator of T4, a fully hosted professional trading platform for futures and options. FCMs and brokers as well as their professional, institutional and retail traders, take advantage of CTS's fast, reliable trading network. T4 offers direct exchange connectivity to many of the world’s largest exchanges, flexible risk management, and a suite of advanced trading components.

Bluewater use the T4API that allows access for third party developers to develop their own applications while using the scalability, speed, reliability and robustness of CTS's back-end.


Trading Backend, in developing its software platform, TransAct Futures leverages over 10 years of experience in providing a fast, reliable trading platform for active traders. TransAct also clears the trades, hence the firm is able to offer unparalleled trading pricing.

TransAct RiskWatcher, TransAct active trading platform is augmented by the TransAct RiskWatcher, TransAct's assertive risk management system offering trading firms and institutional clients the ability to set individual trader gain/loss parameters that, when met, automatically liquidate the account's open trades. The additional confidence afforded firms and institutions using RiskWatcher enables them to offer more competitive margin rates.