Algorithmic Trading

Submitted by Sharemarket News on 18 April, 2011 - 17:02

An algorithm is a precise set of rules specifying how to solve problems. Algorithmic trading is automated trading used to find the best prices, where programs make trading decisions on markets. In short, the need for human intervention to buy/sell securities is eliminated. Algorithmic trading is also called algo, robo or black-box trading. Investments by hedge funds and other large institutions make use of algorithmic trading.

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