FAQ(s)

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See our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES

Q: What is ‘Prop’ Trading?

A: Prop or Proprietary Trading is when a trader trades with the firm’s money using multiple trading strategies across many different asset classes including Stocks, Futures, Commodities, FX and Options.

Strategies include directional trading, long short portfolio spread trading, hedging, arbitrage and volatility based trading.

 

Q: What are the benefits or advantages of Prop Trading?

A: You will have access to a larger capital base to trade and will be able to capitalise further on your edge in the market. You will be able to trade a larger range of markets, get access to cheaper commissions and get access rebates on your trades.

 

Q: Why should you become a Prop Trader with us?

A: Here at Trade View Investments, we provide extra support and hold ourselves to high standards. Some benefits include:

  • IT – programming support & development
  • Access to Trade View’s Proprietary terminal
  • 24 hour dealing room
  • Opportunity to discuss strategies with other traders
  • Options for additional training
  • Competitive payout structures

 

Q: How to become a Prop Trader with us?

A: The first step is to successfully complete our Online Systems Building and In-House Systems Building Workshops. Here we will show you the key techniques we use to trade the market including risk management, building, testing & strategy analysis. Once you have demonstrated that you are able to build good quality automated models, we will discuss with you the next steps.

 

Q: Will I be able to trade from home?

A: Yes, as long as you can demonstrate that you are able to manage your models effectively.

 

TRADER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Q: What’s offered in the Trader Development Program?

A: Our Trader Development Programs discuss the key trading techniques we use on our trading desk. They will equip you with the skills and know-how to build good quality automated trading models without the need for coding knowledge.

These are the programs our professional prop traders complete before trading for the firm. We also offer the flexibility to take the program either In-house or Online at your own pace.

 

Q: How long will it take me to build good automated trading models?

A: You will build your first automated model in our Systems Building Program. Building good quality systems takes time. As with developing your skills in any area, generally, the more work you put in, the quicker you are likely to move forward. Many traders find that with consistent work, they are able to build multiple models and take their trading to another level within a year.

 

Q: What is the required minimum age to be able to participate in the program?

A: Our Trader Development Programs are suitable for all ages; we have had clients from nineteen to ninety.

 

Q: What if I have no experience trading?

A: For those traders new to the Markets, we offer our Introduction to Markets Program. This program explains all the things you need to know when getting started. It contains 250 pages of essential information hand-picked by our Head Trader.

 

HOW TO BECOME A ‘PROP ‘ TRADER WITH US

Q: What are the requirements for becoming a Prop Trader with Trade View?

A: You must have traded your own funds for at least 3 years. Alternatively, you can complete the Advanced Workshop where we may offer a ‘Hot Seat’ to the most promising trader. If you do not meet the above criteria, we can provide you the complete training program under our Trader Development Program.

 

Q: What is a ‘Hot Seat’?

A: When invited to the ‘Hot Seat’, you will sit next to one of our Prop Traders while you learn and trade. 

 

 

Q: What markets are offered to trade?

A: The following markets are available to our traders based on qualifications:

Stocks Stock Options
Cash Index & Futures   Index Options
Forex Forex Options
Commodities Commodity Options
CFD’s ETF’s
Bonds Fixed Income / Money Markets

 

TRADER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: NEWSLETTER

Q: When will I receive the Newsletter?

A: At the start of every month.

 

Q: How long does the subscription last?

A: The monthly subscription is automatically billed monthly, with no lock-in contract.

B: The yearly subscription is automatically billed yearly, with no lock-in contract.

 

Q: What markets are covered in the newsletter?

A: We cover all major markets including Indices, Forex and Commodities.

 

Q: Can I pay in Monthly or Yearly installments?

A: You can choose between either monthly or yearly payment options. With the yearly option you will receive two months free.

 

Q: Why is Software and Support a prerequisite, what does it involve and how much does it cost?

A: Software and Support gives you access to all the Software tools you will need to build, test and analyse your automated models – you will need access to these tools to complete the program and to continue building models. Support is UNLIMITED, meaning you can contact us anytime for help with your development as a trader. Unlimited support is provided to ensure you can successfully build automated models. Software and Support is a monthly subscription costing $99 a month.

 

MEMBER PORTAL

Q: How active is the Live Chat room?

A: Trade View traders post in the Chat Room around the clock. We have members from all around the globe, so no matter what time you trade you will find someone active in the chat room.

 

Q: What is featured in Live TV?

A: Every Friday one of our traders will share their screens and discuss in detail what they are looking at for the week ahead. We also cover live news announcements such as Non-Farm Payroll and Interest Rate announcements. You’ll know what our traders are thinking when news is released.

 

Q: Who can post in the forum?

A: To ensure traders are putting their money where their mouth is, only those with verified live accounts are allowed to post in the forum. All traders are able to see the posts.

 

Q: Why is Software and Support a prerequisite, what does it involve and how much does it cost?

A: Software and Support gives you access to all the Software tools you will need to build, test and analyse your automated models – you will need access to these tools to complete the program and to continue building models. Support is UNLIMITED, meaning you can contact us anytime for help with your development as a trader. Unlimited support is provided to ensure you can successfully build automated models. Software and Support is a monthly subscription costing $99 a month.

 

INTRODUCTION TO MARKETS

Q: Who is this program suitable for?

A: This program is suitable for those who have never traded and would like to learn about the markets form professional firm that trades for a living.

 

Q: How long will this course take to complete?

A: There are over 250 pages of content which you can work through at your own pace.

 

Q: Will I be able to automate my trades after completing this program?

A: If you are looking to automate your trades, or have some experience in the markets, then our Systems Building Programs are more suitable for you.

 

Q: Why is Software and Support a prerequisite, what does it involve and how much does it cost?

A: Software and Support gives you access to all the Software tools you will need to build, test and analyse your automated models – you will need access to these tools to complete the program and to continue building models. Support is UNLIMITED, meaning you can contact us anytime for help with your development as a trader. Unlimited support is provided to ensure you can successfully build automated models. Software and Support is a monthly subscription costing $99 a month.

 

SYSTEMS BUILDING

Q: What if I don’t have any ideas of my own to build?

A: That’s OK, in the program we discuss many types of systems we trade. We will give you unlimited support to ensure you will build working automated trading models.

 

Q: Do I need any prerequisite skills, for example, computer programming?

A: You will be shown everything you need to know in the program. There are no prerequisites. All traders who complete the program will build automated models, the majority of people who purchase the program have never built an automated trading system before.

 

Q: I’ve been trading for some time, what if I already know the content?

A: Whatever your level or experience, the program is designed to get you building automated models. If you have not built automated models, then this program is for you.

 

Q: What is the difference between Online Systems Building and Online Systems Building Plus?

A: The Online Systems Building Plus includes access to over 130 Trading Videos, showing you how to build automated trading models and concepts. Videos are released weekly and you will continue to receive them whilst you have your Software and Support subscription.

 

Q: Why is Software and Support a prerequisite, what does it involve and how much does it cost?

A: Software and Support gives you access to all the Software tools you will need to build, test and analyse your automated models – you will need access to these tools to complete the program and to continue building models. Support is UNLIMITED, meaning you can contact us anytime for help with your development as a trader. Unlimited support is provided to ensure you can successfully build automated models. Software and Support is a monthly subscription costing $99 a month.

 

If you have further questions please contact us.