That 5 second (true) data is 5 second (DELAYED) data, if you're looking at the chart.
But your broker should let you place an "iceberg" order, for 1000 but showing 100 at a time.
There is no alternative to government. Government is the market, business, banks, insurance, car makers ... . Love it or leave it.
The size numbers are usually meaningless. A broker can show 100 at the top and can refresh its bid/ask if the 100 are taken. Its just a "look here...
They are not healthy banks, because they are still dependent on FDIC backed debt offerings. GS has benefitted more from FDIC debt guarantees than...
If you read the fine print in some brokerage statements you may find that your broker may have sold to you from its inventory. I will never forget...
mods: please put this thread in chitchat ... it is total crap.
OP: have your results been audited? Just sayin' that everrything you've written is hot air if there hasn't or won't be an audit.
Is kiwi_trader here? Trading Hang Seng with FIVE SECOND delay IB charts?
China's market doesn't allow shorting. It went down!
Surf, you are so wrong. I cite WFC as an example. Is it not trading above $25?
Inter-index arbitrage makes the DOW relevant, if only because it traces out the same chart as the S&P 500.
Seriously, I don't know why all threads don't go to chit-chat. Can anyone explain why any thread on this site is not chit-chat?
They love those wankers that enjoy trading with charts that take FIVE SECONDS to update.
You could trade 100 SPY, which tracks the index and is more liquid that ES. 100 shares is also 1/5 the risk of 1 ES contract.
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