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  1. The current profit or loss on an open position. The unrealized P&L is a reflection of what profit or loss could be realized if the position were closed at that time. The P&L does not become realized until the position is closed.
  2. In the Market Value – Real FX Position section of the TWS Account Window, this is the difference between the current market value of your open positions and the average cost, or Value – Average Cost.
  3. In the FX Portfolio – Virtual FX Position section of the TWS Account Window, this is the difference between the trade price and the market price times position, including commission.Example: BUY 20,000 EUR.USD @ 1.54390Trade Price = 1.54390Market Price (current price) = 1.54385

    1.54390 – 1.54385 = .00005

    .00005 X 20,000 = 1

    + 2.5 commission = -3.50 Unrealized P&L

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