Thanks to the facility provided by the internet, it is now possible for independent traders to place their own trades online. 

Modern trading software allow you to install your own platform which serves the same function as a trade floor where you can perform your own trading transactions without the intervention of a broker.

The trade opportunities that are offered on your online platform are facilitated and controlled by a host company (such as that supplies specially designed software for your use.

Such companies usually specialise in one or more types or classes of investment instruments, such as Futures or Forex.

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