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I am designing software which will act as a trading tool for traders, trading on any platform and any instrument (stocks, forex, commodities). Some of the features are listed below. I would like to gauge a sense of its demand before I launch it publicly and any input anyone may have. I am doing an early launch with basic functionality so I can fund the additional enhancement on the system (some listed below)

 

1) can read data of the screen and compare between two platforms and place trades automatically to capture arbitrage and spread trading opportunities. NO API NEEDED (finished)

2) NO API connection or back end software integration needed to read data of your broker’s platform and then place trade on their system (finished)

3) automates traders movement on the screen to place trades automatically when trader defined basic parameters are met (finished) (advanced algorithm based parameters still in progress awaiting additional funding)

4) ability to setup invisible stops limits, place stops in the tool instead of brokers platform, and when price is met, the software will place trade on the brokers platform (finished)

5) communicate data of your actions (buy/sell signals) to multiple traders (using this platform) simultaneously so they can follow your actions on their platform. (work in progress-awaiting additional funding)

6) if you are a recipient of another traders buy/sell signals, you can automate the action to place trade on your platform as simultaneously as you receive the signal and reduce reaction time. (work in progress-awaiting additional funding)

7) Advanced algorithm in simple language (work in progress-awaiting additional funding)

 

I can post a video of the system in action (comparing rates between two forex brokers and then placing a trade between them to capture arbitrage opportunities). System is ready enough to place trades on arbitrage opportunities (I will post vdo shortly), trader defined stops limits. System will work on any platform and any instruments, including stocks, commodities futures (and capture spreads and arbitrage between them, faster than any human can)

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Sounds very interesting, especially if it makes profits. Reading the screens of various trading applications is a very cool feature. Must have been somewhat difficult to program. Kudos to you for figuring out how to make that work.

 

Regarding features 5 and 6, those sound quite ambitious and difficult and not necessarily needed in order to be successful with your basic arbitrage concept. Also not as unique (there are other existing trade copier softwares out there already)

 

Feature 7 sounds even more ambitious and difficult than the others, and also not really necessary for your arbitrage concept to work.

 

One thing that would be handy is some sort of interface to calculate and display the profits you're making in arbitraging between the different platforms, including some metrics on slippage and commissions. Also you might need some way to deal with requotes, error messages, etc from various platforms.

 

If you need a beta tester who is already running a number of platforms let me know.

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