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What is Social Trading Platform & What Does it Offer to Traders?

The world of financial markets is constantly filling up with new tools and professional trading terminals that combine many useful features. So you have to be in the loop of all the events that may affect the business environment as well as be able to read charts, analytical reports and catch trends.  Of course, if…
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Are Backtesting and Forward Testing a Key to Building a Profitable System?

In the previous article, we discussed the importance of backtesting trading strategies, but this is only half of a story. We now know that backtesting is essential for learning how your trading system would have behaved in the past, but it’s equally important to know how it would perform in the present. You can check…
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Evaluating Your System with Trading Strategy Backtesting

In the previous article, we discussed the fundamentals of algorithmic trading, highlighting the importance of the backtesting of any trading strategy. The wonky term “backtesting” refers to actually checking trading systems effectiveness based on historical data to see how they would have worked over the prior time period. In other words, when you get the…
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Automated Trading Software: Scripting your Way to Success

Traders often use several strategies when playing in financial markets. However, a successful strategy requires an adequate level of profitability and risk management. To develop such a strategy a trader will need to put a lot of work and time. We live in times when technologies substitute human efforts making tiresome work automated. And the…
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Ins & Outs of Trading App Development

Mobile applications have become an integral part of user experience and we can see why. They get in everywhere – as we listen to music or watch movies, use maps, call a taxi, expose our lifestyle, communicate with each other and even work. The list could go on and on but what we must acknowledge…
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Relevancy of Starting Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2019

The Internet has provided us with plenty of opportunities to earn money online, while cryptocurrency advent even boosted chances to increase profit. Operations with blockchain, the backbone of cryptocurrency, have opened the gate for many people to get constant income and encouraged enthusiasts to build own stand-out hi-tech products. The story of cryptocurrency began in…
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5 Major Trends in Trading Platform Development

Whether you are a trader, an investor, or a fintech start-up company seeking to create own trading platform, it’s important to bear in mind that we are living in the age of continuous innovations. Technological development has become a rat race in conquering the cutthroat market. Thus, it could be quite a challenging task to…
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Basics of Machine Learning in Trading Strategy Design

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have become the buzzwords of transformative technologies hype in recent years. It is an integral part for many businesses already, with their main goal to substitute human intervention by adopting cutting-edge technologies. Automated cars, automated customer service, face and voice recognition, chatbots and many other features have become a routine…
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What Future Reveals for Trading: Custom Web Platforms or Traditional Desktop?

Trader’s life is full of surprises and sharp turns. However, there has been no significant progress made in trading technology development for more than 10 years, except, perhaps, for some financial instruments traders experiment with. Everything is as usual: finding effective and working trading strategy, testing, developing a trading plan to achieve one goal –…
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