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GOTC: What Is High Frequency Trading?

Funds, banks, and institutional investors will sometimes employ an algorithmic trading strategy known as HFT, or High Frequency Trading. This involves the use computer hardware and software to execute trades at very high speeds, leveraging huge amounts of data and real time processing to generate profits. Watch this video and...

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Short sell like the pros – here’s how.

You can short sell on TrakInvest, and make money from market fluctuations. There’s a few ways you can trade on TrakInvest, just like in the real world. TrakInvest players have the option of ‘going short’, or selling equities they don’t yet own. Say, for example, your intuition is telling you a...

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Keeping it real – why maximum trade limits exist.

Why are there buy and sell limits on Trakinvest? If you’ve tried buying or selling large quantities of shares on Trakinvest, particularly if you are interested in trading penny stocks or small-cap stocks, you may have seen the following message appear in the trade window: There’s a good reason for this. Trakinvest has set limits on...