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Traders who entered the ring around the turn of the century have witnessed how technology has taken over stock markets. From the obscure era of open outcry to writing algorithms in plain English and firing orders from smartphones, technology has rewritten the rules in favour of the retail trader. With several institutions and professionals offering mentorship programmes, today’s small traders are an empowered lot.
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Evolution of the stock trader: open outcry, technical charts, and now computer code. Getty Images
Evolution of the stock trader: open outcry, technical charts, and now computer code.
Stock trading at its core is a simple thing. You buy low, you sell high. The challenge is when the information flow becomes fast. All stock markets have experienced this. In the 1990s, the US stock markets reduced the tick size – the minimum size by which a stock price could change from USD0.0625 to USD0.01. Experts believe this was
is no longer the knotty puzzle it used to be. “Trading is one of the few fields that we will find everyone learning from each other. Because when everyone learns, it helps the overall market to become matured and sophisticated. It is just great to be a part of this ecosystem”, says Khandelwal. ( Graphics by Abdul Shafiq)
Stock trading at its core is a simple thing. You buy low, you sell high. The challenge is when the information flow becomes fast. All stock markets have experienced this. In the 1990s, the US stock markets reduced the tick size – the minimum size by which a stock price could change from USD0.0625 to USD0.01. Experts believe this was is no longer the knotty puzzle it used to be. “Trading is one of the few fields that we will find everyone learning from each other. Because when everyone learns, it helps the overall market to become matured and sophisticated. It is just great to be a part of this ecosystem”, says Khandelwal. ( Graphics by Abdul Shafiq)

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