In the vast majority of cases, scalping and arbitrage strategies happen to be more profitable than any other strategy. As a consequence, brokers whose business model is based on the B-book and on making money off deposits lost by traders – such brokers are not interested in clients who use scalping and arbitrage methodologies in their trading. For that reason, brokers can resort to certain wily techniques that prevent traders from making money. They might, for example, require the trader to keep an order open for more than 5-10 seconds, sometimes even for minutes. Or they might use add-ons that allow the broker to increase the execution time of an order.Read More
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:35:05 PM America/Regina
Monday, December 12, 2016 7:11:47 PM America/Regina
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
Friday, December 2, 2016 11:24:15 AM America/Regina
In recent years analyzing the trading results on our client accounts, we have found several factors that affect the arbitrage trading.
- VPS or dedicated server;
- Broker and account type;
- Type of arbitrage software
Let's dwell upon each of them.Read More
Sunday, November 6, 2016 12:53:14 PM America/Regina
The DAX declined 3.75% last week, after investors worried about the U.S elections results. After the DAX broke out on the upside of the symmetrical triangle, it quickly failed to break through the 10.800,00 resistance level. The result of this rejection was a huge selloff and the DAX is now searching for support, which it will probably find at 10.100,00.Read More
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:29:59 AM America/Regina
Many professional forex traders know that brokers are more loyal to the traders who trade manually, than to traders who use forex robots. There is a simple explanation: a forex robot can do the same job (to make the analysis, mathematical calculations, send, modify, close order) a thousand times faster than human.
For this reason, forex brokerы create better trading conditions for manual traders then for auto-trading. And some of them even prohibit auto-trading (expert advisor’s usage).Read More
Monday, October 24, 2016 5:20:04 PM America/Regina
Week Starting 24 October 2016
The PIPS Collector is still running from the start of the previous week when activated on 17 October.
The current return is now approximately 12% in 3 months of trading. http://www.myfxbook.com/members/iticsoftware/pips-collector-ea-hedge/1804783Read More
Sunday, October 23, 2016 4:34:33 PM America/Regina
For the fifth week, WTI traded up. It tried to break through 51.75 resistance again, just like last week but rejected. WTI will need even more bull power to break above it. Support is at 50.0. However, although it traded up, MACD is still declining and that signals bullish weakness.Read More
Thursday, October 20, 2016 3:58:04 PM America/Regina
First of all, I would like to explain about cTrader FIX API connector. cTrader is the first platform for retail traders to natively support the institutional FIX API protocol, it means that you do not need now to deposit $25,000 -$50,000 for fix api account, and $500 initial deposit will be enough.
Monday, October 17, 2016 4:21:57 PM America/Regina
The success of the hedge arbitrage trading, like the latency arbitrage trading, is largely dependent on the correct software setup. I would like to share some of my observations.
Monday, October 17, 2016 7:37:48 AM America/Regina