An Introduction to the Lightspeed Trader Platform

Lightspeed customers can learn about features on Lightspeed Trader.


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Have you been interested in Lightspeed Trader for a while but wanted a closer look at its functionality? Maybe you are a new customer and have questions that you need to be answered in order to trade the way you want.

The Lightspeed Trader platform provides numerous trading tools that many active traders need to successfully implement their trading strategy and style. In this webinar, we covered how to access and use many of these features.

This webinar covered:

    • Fast order entry and executions
      • How to set up and use hot keys and hot buttons
      • Fast order entry for closing out your position
      • Custom order configurations
      • Closeouts, stops, trail stop, offsets
      • Advanced order types: pegged orders, moo, moc, imbalances, complex option strategies, list order entry
      • The hidden cost of trade execution through some market makers/trading desks
      • How to help avoid execution slippage
    • Premarket stock trading at Lightspeed
      • Lightspeed provides trading from 4am to 8pm EST – Monday through Friday
      • How to route orders for pre-market trading
      • How to determine if there is pre-market liquidity in a stock
      • How to scan for stocks with big pre-market moves
    • Shorting hard to borrow stocks
      • How to determine if a stock is hard to borrow or hard to locate
      • Daily easy to borrow and easy to short list
      • Get immediate responses for hard to borrow and hard to locate stock requests
      • View how to use our automated short locate tool to access additional shares to short and short request locate costs
      • Overnight short position costs

Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC is not affiliated with these third-party market commentators/educators or service providers. Data, information, and material (“content”) are provided for informational and educational purposes only. This content neither is, nor should be construed as an offer, solicitation, or recommendation to buy or sell any securities or contracts. Any investment decisions made by the user through the use of such content is solely based on the users independent analysis taking into consideration your financial circumstances, investment objectives, and risk tolerance. Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC does not endorse, offer nor recommend any of the services or commentary provided by any of the market commentators/educators or service providers and any information used to execute any trading strategies are solely based on the independent analysis of the user.

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