Latency

The period between the placing of an order and the moment of its execution.
Did you know?

Telephones and telex used for trading quotes were replaced in 1973, as Reuters introduced computer monitors.

Word of the day
"Front Running" - The illegal broker practice of promoting their own interests with foreknowledge of events that are likely to affect the market.
Pro Tip

Always check if a broker is regulated before opening an account.

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