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Here's a way to think about it: imagine you can do something in an ASIC (i.e. directly in hardware). However, the process of fabrication is in itself expensive, and you get a design that you cannot change afterwards. ASICs make sense for predefined tasks such as Bitcoin mining, well-known data processing algorithms, etc. On the other hand we have ordinary ...
Your question really makes not much sense. It's like asking how much of the wiring in trading infrastructure uses optic fiber and how much of it uses copper. The best answer that we can give to you is that an FPGA is not a magic bullet. Vendors like Cisco claim they have achieved the same results with high performance NIC's ...
What you suggest is mainly true in times of stress. The shorter maturity deals are priced with larger implied volatility to incorporate the short term volatility in the market.
I think Interactive Brokers offers everything you want. They do have a low cost student(by age) offering but it's not free. You can test your program for free if you use a demo account but it's very limited. They do have paper trading and live trading accounts that are better than the demo account but you must pay for real time data. This is required ...
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