Trading

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Trading Board Games

There are board games that do have many of the same principles of trading the financial markets. The following games can help a trader develop winning strategies, create an edge, understand game theory, probabilities, math, and human psychology. Chess is a game of pure skill with little to no luck involved. It can teach traders …

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cantillon effect

Cantillon Effect

A Cantillon effect is a change in prices related to one another that was caused due to a change in the money supply, first discovered by Richard Cantillon an 18th-century economist. History shows that some assets are favored over other ones when extra money is available in the economy for spending and investing. These preferences …

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Payment for Order Flow

Payment for Order Flow

Payment for order flow (PFOF) is the payment of up to one cent per share, that stockbrokers can receive from market makers in return for the broker routing trades for their customers to that market maker. It has been a practice under heavy criticism from retail traders being called a kickback and front running orders. …

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types of traders

Types of Traders

There are many different types of traders in the financial markets. They trade different markets and on different time frames. Here is a list of types of traders on different time frames. Day traders: Day traders open and close their trades inside regular market hours. Day traders avoid the risk of overnight gaps but can …

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what is arbitrage

What is Arbitrage?

Arbitrage is the ability to profit by both buying and selling the same asset in two different markets at the same time to profit from any difference in the price in two different places. Arbitrage takes advantage of any variations in prices of  the same or similar financial assets listed in different exchanges or in …

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