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Inside Day Trading

WHO'S TRADING? RETAIL TRADING High Frequency Algorithms (HFT) Do you rent a server in the NYSE, CME or other exchange? Does this server trade for you, possibly generating thousands of orders within seconds? HOW DO MY ORDERS GET TO THE EXCHANGE? 1. Using your home computer's day trading software, you decide to place an order to buy the market at the current price. That order is carried to the broker or directly to the exchange, depending on the data feed in use. Institutional Traders 2001110100011101001110111 011001000111010001110 Do you work for a financial institution and have access to large amounts of capital to trade continuously on the markets with direct access? Data Feed 0110010001110100011101000111011101100100011101000111010001110111 Your Computer Hedge Fund Traders Do you manage and trade with investment funds across a diverse range of markets and employ many different strategies? Broker's Server Broker's Connection Retail Traders Do you trade for yourself from home or a small office environment using software installed on your computer or the web? 2. The broker's server forwards your order to the exchange or places the trade on your behalf. The order is linked to the funds in your live trading account established with the broker. *TRADER TYPE % OR Exchange 56% High Frequency Algorithms 2. By using data feeds with direct market access (DMA), your order goes directly to the exchange, bypassing broker servers. Your orders are still linked to your broker's account, however. 17% Institutional Traders GET STARTED DAY TRADING 15% Hedge Funds 11% Retail Traders HOW DO I TRADE SUCCESSFULLY? Visit and register to receive our free Get Started Trading Guide. Practice day trading on your computer with live data today! | 1% Non-proprietary Banking *In 2010, according to the Tabb Group, as reported by CNBC Recent estimates indicate up to 70% of all trades belong to HFT Sources:,,, ©2013 DayTrade NYSE STOCKS peaJ PIRO

Inside Day Trading

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What if I told you that 70% of all trades in the New York Stock Exchanged are placed by computer code inside a football-filed sized server room? What if each of the cables from the servers were cut t...


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