What’s the best way to test an arbitrage trading program?
Let’s say that you have a program, an account with a broker, and you now want to test the program to make sure that your strategy will work.
It’s best to test the program in a demo account first. I understand that the trading environment in a demo account is inherently different from that in a real account, but if your results in a demo account are poor, it is highly unlikely that they will be different in a real account. Also, testing the program in a demo account will reveal any problems that may exist in your setup.Read More