Topstep Release Notes

Release Date Released
Funded Traders to Step 2 October 4, 2022
Removed Economic Release & Weekly Loss Limit Rules September 4, 2022
Faster Payouts July 27, 2022
90/10 Profit Split July 19, 2022
First Payout Bonus June 7, 2022
Consistency Target September 28, 2021
TradingView Platform July 8, 2021
Coach T™ April 22, 2021
Scaling Plan Update January 17, 2021

TraderIQ™

January 06, 2021

 

Funded Traders to Step 2

It’s even easier to stay funded with Topstep®. Regardless of a positive or negative balance in your account, Funded Traders® are now only three trading days away from being funded again. For Funded Traders®, you will be given the chance to advance to Step 2 after your account is closed!

If you ever lose a Funded Level Account, we recommend waiting for a follow-up email with more information before making a new Trading Combine purchase.

WHO GETS IT?
All active Funded Traders® and those who reach the Funded Level™ on or after October 4, 2022!

 

Removed Economic Release & Weekly Loss Limit Rules: September 4, 2022

Topstep® removed two rules from all 50K, 100K, 150K Trading Combine and Funded Level™ accounts for both new & existing traders. We removed the Economic Release and Weekly Loss Limit rules, allowing you to take your strategy into your own hands. We are here to guide you through your trading journey, giving each trader the proper tools and opportunity to succeed.

Economic Releases

Weekly Loss Limit

Why?

We’re placing more responsibility in the hands of our traders to take advantage of economic news events.

Why?

This places the obligation of weekly risk management on the trader without the reminder of a Weekly Loss Limit.

*Disclaimer: All swing accounts will still have the Weekly Loss Limit rule in place.

 

Faster Payouts: July 27, 2022

Topstep processes payouts daily, so you can get your hard earned money in little to no time! We have taken steps to payout out Funded Topstep Traders as quickly as possible.

  • Topstep processes payouts daily
  • Payout Requests received before 10 a.m. CST are processed the same day
  • We have a new form on our dashboard that helps our traders make their requests quickly
  • Topstep responds within one business day if additional information is needed

Payouts generally take 2-5 business days to receive from your bank. Additional time is needed during bank holidays. If bank information submitted to Topstep contains errors, or your tax forms are incomplete. Some banks need additional processing time for international wires.

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90/10 Profit Split: July 19, 2022

Topstep® offers all Funded Traders a 90/10 Profit Split! Topstep wants to reward disciplined, well-deserving traders. Learn safely with Topstep while keeping more of your hard work.

How does a Funded Trader get the 90/10 Profit Split?

  1. Start a Trading Combine®
  2. Earn a Funded Level™ account in as little as eight days!
  3. Request a payout when eligible - keeping 100% of your first $5,000 with Topstep®
  4. After that, instead of 80%, you now keep 90%!

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First Payout Bonus: June 7, 2022

Topstep Funded Traders who have successfully completed the Trading Combine® are eligible to receive Topstep’s First Payout Bonus. The First Payout Bonus, equal to your last Trading Combine subscription payment, provides traders with extra capital to invest in themselves - use it to buy a trading book, register for a class, or bank it; it’s your money, use it your way.

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Consistency Target: September 28, 2021

The Consistency Target measures a trader's ability to balance making repeated profits and managing risk, so you can turn your passion into a profession, consistently grow your account, and most importantly, pay yourself. The Consistency Target replaces Minimum Days in Step 2 and was added to the Pro Account for new subscriptions starting after this release.

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TradingView Platform: July 8, 2021

TradingView is now one of Topstep’s recommended trading platforms. Combine two of the most trusted players in the industry to earn Futures funding and join our elite group of traders who have already received payouts of over $2,000,000 in 2021!

It goes without saying — TradingView is a top-tier trading platform. Here’s why millions across the globe love them:

  • Intuitive charting for beginners to advanced traders
  • Hundreds of pre-built studies and market analysis tools
  • Easy-to-use alerts
  • The largest social network for traders

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Coach T™: April 22, 2021

Coach T is a personalized, automated, real-time digital Performance Coach in your trading account that provides support, guidance, and motivation throughout your daily trading journey. Coach T gives insight into your behaviors, so you can achieve top performance whenever you get in front of the screens.

Not just for developing traders — Coach T was created to help all traders succeed in the markets — in the Trading Combine®, Pro Account®, Premium Funded, and Funded levels. 

Coach T’s tools include TraderIQ, Practice Account, Alerts, and Analytics. They were designed to increase awareness and discipline but do not affect the eligibility of your funding evaluation or live funded account.

*Available for Futures traders; not available in the Swing Trading Combine or Forex Trading Combine. Technical limitations prevent us from offering the Practice Account to traders using T4.

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Scaling Plan Update: January 17, 2021

The Trading Combine® and Pro Account® now reject any orders that exceed your Scaling Plan limit. This update is for traders using TSTrader and Rithmic, including NinjaTrader, only.* Focus on maximizing profits from beginning to funding, not mistakes.

*Technical limitations prevent us from stopping orders that exceed the Scaling Plan for T4 users. We recommend enabling order confirmations and continuing to monitor your total open lots carefully.

LEARN MORE - TSTrader and Rithmic, including NinjaTrader

 

TraderIQ™: January 06, 2021

Discipline is crucial to becoming a funded trader, and it’s earned by holding yourself accountable. TraderIQ was designed to make you keep your word. TraderIQ lets you set and be scored against a personalized Trading Plan. Track your score over time to gain insight into your trading behaviors and focus on specific areas of improvement.

LEARN MORE - Excluding the Swing Trading Combine

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