Discussion in 'Automated Trading' started by EliteTraderNYC, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. Hey guys, how do you check your latency to make sure that you are not too far behind the market in autotrading?
  2. Mr_You


    ping your execution server from your trading machine.

    ping is available from a command prompt in Windows. See the command line options for an extended ping.
  3. timestamp the order before it goes out, and again when you get your acks. subtract. do it a bunch of times.
  4. Who is your internet service provider?
  5. hft_boy


    What is 'not too far behind the market'?
  6. I am using a Time Warner cable modem in nyc. The system is swing trading.