Good mock trading platforms?

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SBs available for suggestions of good mock trading platforms.

Looking for a "closed" platform that allows pre-defined "markets", with trading limited to invited participants, and possibly noise traders. Something like the Rotman platform, but hopefully something free (though cheap is fine). Preferably, platform allows for algo trading as well. Any thoughts?

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Sep 1, 2011

May not meet your criteria, but I traded on for a bit. Nothing flashy, but allows for advanced orders and such. The community is half dead, but there are some hardcore sim traders on there who still write analysis and such.

Sep 1, 2011

Thanks for the suggestion, will look into it. Anyone else with any thoughts?

Sep 1, 2011

Thank you for the suggestion. However, I don't think I made it clear what I am looking for. I am interested in something that has no connection to the actual markets. I want to be able to create a "security" and have incited participants trade it (for example, celtics winning playoffs, or getting into playoffs), and to have the system be self-contained - changes in price are based on actions of invited participants. Thanks for the suggestions though, I will look into them to see if they do that.

Sep 7, 2011


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Sep 7, 2011

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Sep 7, 2011
Sep 7, 2011

Metatrader brings you the oportunity to do exactly what you want. It's free, its language is very intuituve and many retail brokers offer it with their demo account.

Sep 7, 2011

Heard good things about interactive brokers

Sep 7, 2011

Take a look at ninjatrader. I have used it and I think it's your best free option.

Sep 7, 2011 has tons of resources, forums, and models to work off of.

Sep 7, 2011

It based on various things like how much trading you will be doing and how user friendly you need the trading platform to be.

Sep 7, 2011

champagnepaki, shame nobody has responded. Maybe one of these topics will help:

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I hope those threads give you a bit more insight.

Sep 7, 2011

It's hard to find a good virtual trading service that's free and offers a wide range of products to trade. I'd recommend NinjaTrader's free paper account. If you want to go paid ($15/month), I'd recommend StockTrak.

Sep 7, 2011

Interactive Brokers demo account.

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Sep 7, 2011