Is IB Down?


I had the same problems last night and this morning (on Stand Alone TWS)

I was able to log on using browser based TWS.

Dont know what the problem is though.




Junior member
I logged on to IB ok, but didn't realise until 2.30 that the YM symbol had disappeared. Was this due to the changes at CBOT over the last few days? I had to re-enter symbol, and the exchange is now ECBOT. Presumably those with browser based TWS didn't get this problem, IB would change it automatically. I've also had to set up a new sierra chart with the new exchange.Does anyone know how I can integrate this with the previous data for the contract quarter


Senior member
Bored - you just have to manually edit the file to read YM-200312-ECBOT.mnd rather than -ACE.mnd and that will allow the data to carry on collecting in the same file.



Established member
on the prior ace system - not all trades were reported - which led some to believe that the ym was less volatile than it really is - its not on the ace system anymore ( ace was a eurex system), so would be good to get a heads up from anyone who watches ym all the time if they feel they see any differences in short term ranges of the ym


Senior member
I wish I'd read all that cr*p. I've been too busy changing progs over on to different machines and thought I'd ****** up!
Been uninstalling re-installing and all that.......
I had YM updating in IB but couldn't get a chart.
Thanks, working OK now


Senior member
Stevet -

so far looks pretty much the same to me! But then, I'm not a pro so what do I know? ;) :cheesy:
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