Interactive Brokers Trading Journal

Integrate your Interactive Brokers account with Trademetria in 3 easy steps

Open a free account

No credit card required. Fully test your integration/upload process.

Sync or upload your trades

Many brokers allow auto sync, but you can still import a file from your broker.

Track your trades

Track, analyze, optimize your trading performance.

Your own Interactive Brokers dashboard

Affiliates Dashboard

How to import your Interactive Brokers trades

Tested on stocks, futures and options. Three options to import:

Best option: Auto Import
Must have an active pro subscription.

Second option

Tradelog format

  • Go to your Interactive Brokers account
  • Choose Reports
  • Click Activity
  • Click Third-Party Downloads.
  • Select the time period, and choose the TradeLog format.
  • Upload the file that was downloaded (.tlg extension) file

Duplicates for this broker will be skipped for this option.

Here is a sample line that you can save to a notepad file to test:

STK_TRD|4949494|BABA|ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING-SP ADR|NYSE|BUYTOOPEN|O|20190907|10:35:28|USD|50.00|1.00|140.20|8160.00|-1.00|1.00

If you can't find this file, please wait until later in the day or next day. It's not always available during market hours.

Third option

Flex Query

  • Go to your account management area.
  • Click reports, then flex queries.
  • Create a new query and name it Trademetria.
  • Under sections, select trade confirmation, then choose all columns.
  • On the same screen, make sure you change executions to orders.
  • Click continue, then click create.
  • Now, click run, choose CSV, your timeframe, and hit the run button.
Duplicates will be skipped automatically.

Don't import your activity file. It's not the correct one.

Trading Journal Benefits

More features
View your past performance anytime

The ultimate trade tracker. Track your trades by: Date (e.g. all trades from 2018-2019). Instruments (e.g. all trades on AAPL, ESZ16, EURUSD). Strategies (e.g. all breakout trades, verticals, condors). Swing trade, day trade, instrument rankings over time and more.

Portfolio Tracker & Watchlists
Trading journal features for the most diligent trader

Beautiful layout and usability to monitor your progress including: Individual trade and daily journal entries. Image attachments and full WYSIWYG HTML editor. Search, filter and share your entries. Auto fills your entries with vital trading statistics.

Easy imports
Reduce your research time

Best in class, fully featured customizable charts. Automatically displays your buy and sell entry points on daily, 1 minute and 5 minute charts. Charts work with more than 2500 US equities, most foreign equities, FX and most futures contracts.

Account customization
Know your risks before, during and after you place a trade

Proven risk management metrics to help you trade better. Set your stops and targets and track how close you are from them. Auto plots your stops and targets on a chart. View your risk in terms of Dr. Van Tharp's R-multiples.

Fundamental Research
Run simulations on your trades

Arm yourself with statistical evidence of what's really working. Run simulations on your past trades to discover areas of improvement. Find the best set of trading conditions to trade. Save simulations for further exploration.

Multi Markets
Multi Markets

Trading journal suitable for stocks, futures, options, forex and other markets. Visit our help page for a full list of supported instruments.

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