Mock trading

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Mock trading

The simulated trading of securities used as a learning device in training investors and broker.

Mock Trading

A computer simulation of trade used in training brokers and investment managers. Different companies offer mock trading programs at different price ranges, but a few companies offer mock trading programs for free over the Internet, much like a computer game. Most programs are fairly realistic, tracking markets and simulating trade at current prices. Different programs concentrate on specific markets. For example, mock trading programs have been developed for the foreign exchange and commodity markets.
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Over the past few months, it has been thoroughly tested in a simulated trading environment with approximately 80 institutions entering more than 100,000 mock trades.
These mock trades will require the same sequence of actions and have the look and feel of the BondLink service when it goes live in the first quarter.