Automatic Execution


DEFINITION of 'Automatic Execution'

A method of executing trades without inputting them manually. In forex trading, Investors are able to trade at any time during the day or night through an automatic forex trading system. Automatic executions enable traders to execute trades based on certain technical indicators. Forex signal providers transmit and receive signals that allow for this type of trading.

BREAKING DOWN 'Automatic Execution'

Basically, this is a trade executed without the help of a dealer. These types of trade are done very quickly and in real time because they are automated. The lagging and slow system of manual executions don't allow traders to continually input transactions in rapid fire form like an automatic execution allows. Stop and/or limit orders can also be enabled through this form of trading. Forex traders should be careful using automated trading however, as trades will be processed even if fundamental conditions have changed.

  1. Broker-Dealer

    A person or firm in the business of buying and selling securities, ...
  2. Foreign Currency Effects

    The gain or loss on foreign investments due to changes in the ...
  3. Currency Trading Software

    Trading software to help the currency trader with forex trading ...
  4. Authorized Forex Dealer

    Any type of financial institution that has received authorization ...
  5. Forex - FX

    The market in which currencies are traded. The forex market is ...
  6. Forex Spread Betting

    A category of spread betting that involves taking a bet on the ...
Related Articles
  1. Technical Indicators

    The Basics Of Money Flow

    Learn how this indicator uses both price and volume to record a more complete picture of price action.
  2. Forex Education

    Top 7 Questions About Currency Trading Answered

    Whether you're puzzled by pips or curious about carry trades, your queries are answered here.
  3. Forex Education

    Using Double Tops And Double Bottoms In Currency Trading

    Find out how to apply the two most common price reversal patterns to your trading.
  4. Forex Education

    No Forex Strategy Of Your Own? Try Mirror Trading

    There are many advantages to trading a mirror strategy, yet markets are dynamic, and regardless there is always a risk of losses.
  5. Forex Education

    Using Elliott Wave To Trade Forex Markets

    Learn how to set up a trading plan using this method, to profit as a forex trader.
  6. Forex Education

    Forex: Should You Be Trading Trend Or Range?

    In FX, it's not the price environment that decides this for you. Learn the differences to see which you prefer.
  7. Forex Education

    An Introduction To Ichimoku Charts In Forex Trading

    Discover how this high-flying application can be used in forex trading.
  8. Forex Education

    The International Money Market

    Banks, corporations, traders and speculators all use the IMM to borrow, lend, trade, profit, finance, speculate and hedge risks.
  9. Technical Indicators

    Using Pivot Points For Predictions

    Learn one of the most common methods of finding support and resistance levels.
  10. Forex Education

    9 Tricks Of The Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, wealthier trader.
  1. How do I Implement a Forex Strategy when spotting a Sanku (Three Gaps) Pattern?

    A forex trading strategy can easily be implemented to profit from a market reversal signal that comes from the sanku, or ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What's a good forex strategy to use when spotting a Wedge-shaped Pattern?

    Use wedge-shaped patterns to identify bullish or bearish price action when trading currencies in the foreign exchange (forex) ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. How do I use Time Segmented Volume (TSV) for creating a forex trading strategy?

    You could use time segmented volume (TSV) to build a forex trading strategy, which allows you to compare volume data to determine ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Is it better practice to use a stop order or a limit order?

    Both stop orders and limit orders have their advantages and disadvantages; traders need to decide between the two based on ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. How do day traders capture profits from the difference between bid and ask prices?

    Day traders capture profits from the difference between bid and ask prices by scalping stock. Sensing that a stock is going ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. How do I close a long position in forex?

    Closing a long position in forex trading depends on whether you are using a broker operating under U.S. trading regulations. In ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Bar Chart

    A style of chart used by some technical analysts, on which, as illustrated below, the top of the vertical line indicates ...
  2. Bullish Engulfing Pattern

    A chart pattern that forms when a small black candlestick is followed by a large white candlestick that completely eclipses ...
  3. Cyber Monday

    An expression used in online retailing to describe the Monday following U.S. Thanksgiving weekend. Cyber Monday is generally ...
  4. Take A Bath

    A slang term referring to the situation of an investor who has experienced a large loss from an investment or speculative ...
Trading Center