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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ECRM staged a mock trade show for the girls, who ranged in age from 13 to 18.
Before going live, each algorithm is tested in test markets and in mock trades. Coupled with this, exchange-level circuit limits, daily price range checks, trade execution ranges, margin checks, etc., are sufficient to make Indian markets as safe as possible.
Several sites allow surfers to make demo or mock trades. This allows potential investors to go through the motions and get a feel for what actually happens when they want to trade.