Category: Industry Highlights

Day Trading: Good or Bad Idea?

Many of us had once thought of making a quick dollar without trying hard. For sure, there are various ways to do that, both illegal and legal ones. But since we are into the trading industry, we are going to consider one of the popular methods to make money the fastest and discuss why it…
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Broker or Trader: In What Lies the Difference?

Beginners who only start their journey in a trading career often get confused by terms trader and broker. Of course, there are some similarities between these concepts as they both belong to the area of stock trading. However, the difference is still significant. To understand the nature of these careers better let’s first see what…
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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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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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