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    0.18

    BTC/usd 15.674.99

    8.60

    ETH/usd 674.99

    13.60

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Advantages and Disadvantages Of Proprietary Trading for Firms

Proprietary trading firms: Deploy their capital to traders and then share profits.

Advantages and Disadvantages of proprietary trading

  1. Exposure to more funds than you would have funded your own account
  2. Interaction with professional traders that will help a trader to be consistently successful
  3. You have more exposure to financial funds than you would have on your own.
  4. Reduced commissions.
  5. Reduced business expenses than working individually.
  6. Access to professional training which improves the traders educational growth and trading skill
  7. Automated Regulation. Usually the typical trader is not disciplined when it comes to following their risk management parameters .Prop firms solve this by automating risk measures that a trader cannot go beyond.

 

Disadvantages of Prop trading

  1. Profit splits are fixed no negotiations
  2. The percentage risk is too small mostly less than 1.5% which is too small for traders usually to risking nearly more than a 25% of their account.
  3. Reduced leverage , which results in slow growth of accounts.
  4. Other firms charge software access fees, marked-up commissions.
  5. A percentage of the profits may also be taken.
  6. Most people don’t succeed, so they pay the evaluation fees again and again
  7. Many restrictions which makes you trade funds way less than the amount in the account

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