What is a Proprietary Trading Firm & What are the Benefits?

A Proprietary Trading Firm, also known as a "Prop Firm" is a trading firm that enables you to gain access to professional grade infrastructure along with large trading capital. Unlike a broker, you will be provided with support and mentoring to try and help you succeed in beating the market.

The Core Value of a Prop Firm is that they have your best interests truly aligned with theirs, your success is their success.....



TraderEquity : What are the advantages ?

TraderEquity is a Remote Proprietary Trading Firm with a fresh approach to intraday equity trading.

For too long now, new and experienced traders have struggled to trade with all of the major well-known issues associated with using a retail broker account. These include paying astronomical commission rates, claims of free trades when in fact the traders ECN rebates are not passed on and poor support........


Prop Firm vs Broker :
Commissions - Don’t Go Broke using a Broker!

A Proprietary Trading Firm, also known as a "Prop Firm" is a trading firm that enables you to gain access to professional grade infrastructure along with large trading capital. Unlike a broker, you will be provided with support and mentoring to try and help you succeed in beating the market.

The Core Value of a Prop Firm is that they have your best interests truly aligned with theirs, your success is their success.....



Prop Firm vs Broker :
You want Fixed Buyer Power & Not Leverage.

What is Leverage?

Leverage works by taking your deposit amount and extending you more capital to trade with. Depending on your broker this may be up to 6 times your deposit, so forever $1000 you put down you will have say $6000 to trade with, this is called Leveraged Buying Power.....



Does your chatroom have a conflict of interest with you?

You’ve signed up to a Chatroom and you think the owner/mentor/GURU is great and really nice. You want to learn as much as possible from them to try and advance your trading to reach that goal of being consistently profitable!


But wait what is in it for the Chatroom owner? Do they care about your success at all or are they just after your membership money? Are they making money elsewhere? .......



Learn Day Trading: Is your Risk RELATIVE & Why it really matters!

What we commonly see with a lot of newer traders is dispropriate risk-taking and not understanding or implementing very basic principles.

Trading is a probability game and for your edge to work and become clear there needs to be a lot of occurrences. If you're risking everything you have on one or two trades even with the best thesis in the world there is absolutely nochance of that edge having the ability to appear........



Learn Day Trading: Ever heard of the 90 - 90 - 90 Rule?

Ever heard of the 90 - 90 - 90 rule before? This is something that is well known to industry insiders but not spoken about or shown to the outside world for obvious reasons.

This applies exclusively to the retail trader. This is KEY as the retail trader knows what they WANT but not what you NEED. Therefore a lot of the industry is geared towards servicing your WANT rather than what you actually NEED. ........



Learn to Day Trade: FREE Trades? Is your Broker Pocketing YOUR ECN Rebate?!

Commission for an active trader is one of the largest overhead costs eating into their % of profits. For a unprofitable traders, it can really accelerate the downward spiral of an account. Like any business its therefore very important to fully understand your overhead costs.

To give yourself a full understanding of the commission effect always express the cost of Commission as a % of your Trading profits or losses........



Mental Health and Day Trading. Are you in the right place?

Mental Health is the unspoken topic that is rarely seen discussed within the day trading communitybut touches a lot of traders that we come across as a firm.

A lot of the day trading industry is driven towards showing only the very highs of success that trading can bring. Some of these being cars, exotic locations and claims of a high-end lifestyle. ........



Learn to Day Trade: The Perfect Balance Trade Accuracy vs Risk-Reward Ratio.

What is more important trade accuracy or risk reward? Should I change what I am doing to try and get a higher accuracy? This is a commonly asked question we get on the desk from developing traders trying to increase their performance.

Our answer, typically is that there is a balance depending on your style and what your trading. What tends to be very common with the newer traders is they believe it’s all about accuracy. ........



Learn to Day Trade: Are you stuck in the Beginners Cycle? 

There is something called the Beginners Cycle which typically we see here on our desk with the newertraders. Some traders even provided with the correct information, support and all the tools go through this cycle till they gain the insight needed to adjust and finally grow.

Insight generally can only be learnt through making mistakes and it's not something that can be easily conveyed......



Learn to Day Trade: Does your Personality Suit YOUR Trading Style? 

As you will be aware, every trader has a different personality and sees the world differently to the next trader. This is what makes a market with all the differing views coming together in one place. Therefore it would be fair to say that there isn’t a one size fits all when it comes to day trading strategies that will work for everyone.

Some day traders will be rapid thinkersand able to assimilate large amounts of data, then make a decision and scalprapidly with ease.  ......



Retail Traders AVOID! The Ugly Truth about CFDs & Principle Execution Trading Bucket Shops.

Contract for Difference known as CFDs is when typically your broker takes the other side of your trade or routes it to a secondary market off-exchange which typically may be owned by your broker.

 

They then charge you routing, commission and borrowing costs which typically goes straight into their pocket as they may be the other side. What they are effectively doing is providing you ......





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