How Paper Trading Can Make You A Better Trader [Webinar]

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About the Session

Paper trading, as the name implies, means you write down your trades on a piece of paper and judge how much you could have gained or lost if you bought and sold at a particular price. Nowadays, paper trading has evolved as an essential feature with numerous institutions giving an experience that is as close to live trading as possible. However, paper trading is not to be taken lightly.

This webinar will introduce you to this major bridge between backtesting and live trading, i.e. paper trading. It will focus more on the trading experience after you have created your trading strategy. The webinar will also help you understand why you should paper trade before taking the plunge and how to look out for some inherent pitfalls of paper trading.


Session Outline

  • Introduction to paper trading
  • Building a trading strategy with python
  • Difference between paper trading and live trading
  • Why should you practice paper trading?
  • Monitoring the trades
  • Risk analysis
  • How paper trading eases your life
  • FAQs regarding paper trading
  • Interactive Q&A

About the Speaker

Rekhit Pachanekar

Rekhit Pachanekar (Quant Analyst, QuantInsti)

Rekhit Pachanekar completed his PGDM from IIM Indore and is a Computer Engineer. He researches equities and fixed-income securities as a part of the content team at Quantra. Away from work, he likes to read up on the outliers in the market and follows Tesla Inc. with keen interest.


This webinar was conducted on:

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
9:30 AM ET | 7:00 PM IST | 9:30 PM SGT