Darwinex slippage – explained

31 July 2015

This post answers the inordinate amount of  complaints and occasional abuse (“you guys are a bucket-shop”) we get for situations when slippage is NOT our fault. In it, we : Cover the text-book definition of slippage, Explain what causes it, Describe situations in which it can get particularly bad. It does NOT cover technical issues which result in sub-optimal fills: in those […]

DARWIN slippage, explained

5 January 2015

Investopedia defines slippage as the difference between the expected price of a trade, and the price at which the trade is actually placed. DARWIN slippage owes to DARWIN investors’ trades generally not clearing at their providers’ level, which makes DARWIN investor performance different from DARWIN performance. By how much is transparently tracked and disclosed on the interface. Why? DARWINs track strategies […]