Advanced Search

The advanced search for the Transaction Viewer - View Trades page consists of additional fields that can narrow search results.

  • To use the advanced search
  1. Select Advanced.

  1. For each criterion that has the Add and Delete hyperlinks, make one or more selections and select Add or hit Enter.

Note: If a specific criterion is not selected when multiple criteria are available, the search will return results for all of the listed criteria. For example, if no selection is made under Commodity, all commodities will be returned in the search results.

  1. Some criteria have a drop-down that provides the following options:
  • Any allows you to search for all items and is the default selection.
  • Begins With allows you to enter the first few numbers and/or letters of the item(s) for which you want to search.
  • Contains allows you to enter a string of numbers and/or letters and search for all items that contain that string.
  • Ends With allows you to enter the last few number and/or letters of the item(s) fpr which you want to search.
  • Equals allows you to enter the exact item for which you want to search; you can also use “equals” to enter multiple accounts so that it works as an “is in” option.
  1. Select Search.
  2. Results are displayed with trade details.

Advanced Search Criteria

The Advanced Search contains the following fields:

  • Quadrant - A group of related contracts traded on a given Exchange.  If selected, all contracts in that group will be displayed. Quadrant selections, by Exchange, are described below:
CME Quadrants CBOT Quadrants NYMEX/COMEX Quadrants

CMEAM: Auction Markets

AG:  Agricultural

AG:  Agricultural

AGS:  Agricultural

FIN:  Financial

COMMDTY: Commodity

INDX:  Index

INDEX:  Index

ENERGY: Energy

INT:  Interest Rate


FIN:  Financial

CURR: Currency


INDEX:  Index



METAL:  Metal



GREEN:  Green

  • Commodity - Exchange code (2 or more bytes) used for Clearing. The commodity list will contain the commodity codes from CME, One-Chicago, the Chicago Futures Exchange (CFE), the Philadelphia Board of Trade (PBT) and the CBOT. You may select one or multiple commodities (the commodity list includes the commodity code, the exchange, and the commodity name). If you enter the commodity code into the text box, the list automatically scrolls to the commodity that most closely matches the entered text.
  • Sector - The sector of a commodity (AGS=01, CURR=02, EMINI=05, ETF=09 etc).
  • FUT/OPT - Futures (FUT) and/or Options (OPT).
  • Loc - Location: Open Outcry (PIT) and/or Electronically (ELEC).
  • Spread Type - Spread type.
  • D = Differential Spreads
  • L = Legged Spreads
  • S or 6 = Spread
  • P = PIT Trade
  • APS Ind - Average Price System (APS) Indicator.
  • A= Average Price System trade
  • G or blank = Give-Up trade
  • Account - Account number of the executing firm or carrying firm. Depends on which perspective is being used.
  • Order Number - Order number. Also known as the executing firm’s card (order number).
  • Contract Date/Month - Contract date in the following format: MM/YYYY.
  • Put/Call - Put and/or Call.
  • Tier Indicator - Indicates whether the rates assigned to the trade are tiered or not.
  • Exercise Price (Strike Price) - Exercise/Strike price. The price at which the option buyer may purchase or sell the underlying futures contract upon exercise. Futures contracts will not have this price populated within the trade details.
  • Bill Carry Firm Indicator
  • Y = trade associated with agreement that is billable through GPS.
  • N = trade associated with a third party agreement.
  • Opposite Firm - The 3-digit FirmId of the executing firm or carrying firm. The perspective option drives whether this is the executing firm or the carrying firm. For example, if your perspective is executing, the opposite firm will represent the carrying side.
  • Opposite Account - The perspective option drives whether this is the executing firm or the carrying firm. For example if your perspective is executing, the opposite account will be a carrying account.
  • Bad Records - Indicates Error or Reversed records. Error records are records that are in an error state due to a lack of either rate set or an account definition within the system. Reversal records are records submitted through GPS that reverses give-ups that were allocated or claimed in error.
  • Agreement Reference Number - Indicates that the trade is associated with a specific agreement or agreements.
  • Order Handling Ind - Indicates that the trades have the order handling indicator.


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