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Algorithmic Trading

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Algorithmic trading (also called automated trading, black-box trading, or algo-trading) is a process of trading with the help of computer programs that follow certain commands to open and close trades. The trade, in theory, can generate profits at a speed and frequency that is impossible for a human trader.

Algorithmic trading avoids human emotions and enhances the speed at which a trade can be executed. In the MT4 & MT5 platform, the Expert Advisor is an example of algorithmic trading.


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