November 08, 2012 by Grace Lei
Active traders are some of the most demanding brokerage customers. They require innovative tools to help them find trade opportunities and test strategies. They are also highly sensitive to any data feed or platform technology slowdowns and expect a reliable customer service team to troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the trading day. In the decade we’ve been closely tracking the active trader space, we’ve seen platforms evolve from crude-looking consoles with sluggish data feeds to more sophisticated systems jam-packed with functionality such as backtesting and program trading.