Enter to win an incredible experience of a Day at the Nasdaq, the second-largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization, behind only the New York Stock Exchange located in the same city.

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The experience of spending a day at the Nasdaq MarketSite where the Nasdaq Market Bell Ceremonies are held for IPOs is being exclusively offered through this simulated Trading competition to the #1 Best Traders. While there, you will have a spectacular panoramic view of a live bell ringing and watch in real-time broadcast of Nasdaq’s aired shows. You may even be invited for an impromptu interview by Jill Malandrino, renown Nasdaq Global Markets Reporter and host of the Trade Talks. The entire experience is simply Priceless.

How does it work?

After registration, each contestant will gain immediate access to the DAS Trader Pro trading platform for 15 days of bootcamp training in which tips will be offered by our team of trainers on how to setup the platform, best practices and other useful information to assist in becoming familiar with DAS Trader Pro. Trades during the month of August will be not counted towards the competition as each contestant’s accounts buying power may be reset daily. The trading competition will commence on September 3rd at 9:30 AM ET in which contestant simulated accounts will be set with $100,000 USD in virtual buying power to begin trading over the month. Over the course of the 45-days of the competition, each contestant’s daily balance and profit & loss will be broadcast in real-time on our Ranking leaderboard. At the end of the competition, the trader with the highest P/L will be the 1st place winner. Any updated listing of the standings will be posted daily by 9:00 am ET.

Prizes

We want to give the winners of the #1 Best Trader Competition the absolute best ‘New York City experience’! Our sponsors have been very generous in providing some of the prizes.

We are also going to offer TWO-FIRST PLACE prizes in the following categories:

  • Best Day Trader using Shares
  • Best Day Trader using Options

The rules for both categories will remain the same.

First Place

The first place winner will be awarded the Gold Honor status with a Red Carpet Access ticket for a Day at the Nasdaq, to shadow a top Nasdaq’s executive at Times Square location, watch a live belling, and a keepsake photo on the Nasdaq’s Times Square Tower as well as the following prizes from our sponsors:

  • 2-night stay in NYC
  • Airline coupon of $500
  • Lunch & Cocktail Hour
  • Dinner for two
  • Broadway Tickets for two
  • 6-months FREE DasTrader Pro subscription, which includes Level 2, TotalView and Net Imbalance feeds ($900 value)
  • DASTrader.com Samsonite travel backpack ($250 value)
  • Signed copy of Dr. Andrew Aziz’s “How to Day Trade for a Living”

Second Place

The second place winner will be awarded the Silver Honor and will join the Winner’s Circle for the Red Carpet Access ticket for a Day at the Nasdaq’s Times Square location to watch a live bell ringing and receive a keepsake photo on the Nasdaq’s Times Square Tower as well as the following prizes from our sponsors:
  • 1-night stay in NYC
  • Airline coupon of $250
  • Lunch & Cocktail Hour
  • 3-months FREE DasTrader Pro subscription, which includes Level 2, TotalView and Net Imbalance feeds ($450 value)
  • DASTrader.com Samsonite travel backpack ($250 value)
  • Signed copy of Dr. Andrew Aziz’s “How to Day Trade for a Living”

Third Place

The third place winner will be awarded the Bronze Honor and will join the Winner’s Circle for the Red Carpet access ticket for a Day at the Nasdaq’s Times Square location to watch live a bell ringing and receive a keepsake photo on the Nasdaq Times Square Tower as well as the following prizes from our sponsors:
  • 1-night stay in NYC
  • Airline coupon of $250
  • Lunch & Cocktail Hour
  • 1-month FREE DasTrader Pro subscription, which includes Level 2, TotalView and Net Imbalance feeds ($150 value)
  • Samsonite travel backpack ($250 value)
  • Signed copy of Dr. Andrew Aziz’s “How to Day Trade for a Living”

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Trading Rules and Guidelines

Registration for the #1 Best Trader Competition is being offered at a special early bird rate of $75 per participant  during the Bootcamp period of August 15th to September 3rd 2019. However entrants will still have the option to enter the challenge from September 3rd-September 15. The Trading Challenge begins at a rate of $100 per participant allowing registration up to September 15th at 9:00 AM ET.

If you registered in the last week, you will need to accurately fill out the registration form, which includes your name, e-mail, and phone number. Multiple registrations will result in disqualification from the contest. If you experience login or registration difficulties, contact us immediately at info@1besttrader.com or http://help.dastrader.com

Market Trading day begins Monday, September 3rd until 4PM ET on October 15th .
**The competition observes the NYSE Stock Exchanges holiday and will be closed on days of observation. Click Here for the NYSE holiday calendar.

Trades during the month of August will be not counted towards the challenge as each contestant’s accounts buying power may be reset daily. The trading competition will commence on September 3rd at 9:30 AM ET in which contestant simulated account will be set with $100,000 USD in virtual buying power to begin trading over the month. Over the course of the month, each contestant’s daily balance and profit & loss will be broadcast in real-time on our Ranking leader board. At the end of the month, the trader with the highest P/L will be the 1st place winner. Any updated listing of the standings will be posted daily by 9:00 am ET.

Trading will be allowed once the market is open, whether it is regular market hours (9:30am – 4:00 pm ET), pre- market(8:00 am – 9:30am ET) or the after-market (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm ET).

Account which reflects no trading up to 14 days after the month begins will be closed and terminated from the competition. Any account which drops below 0 equity while holding positions intra-day will be liquidated and not permitted to continue trading.

This competition allows you to trade any Listed equities, ETFs and options (Pinksheets, futures, bonds, ADFs and forex are not part of this competition). Equities includes all stocks listed on Nasdaq, NYSE, AMEX and OTC along with Options on Nasdaq’s securities.

  • Individuals may not hold short and long positions in the same stock at the same time.
  • May not trade low Float securities (Stocks which has less than 5% outstanding shares to FLOAT ratio)
  • May not trade Unshortable stocks (Stocks may be added if it can be borrowed per request)
  • This is an Equities/ETFs and Options trading competition. Futures, E-minis etc will not be permitted. You may buy, sell, sell short and cover almost all NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX stocks (common and preferred).
  • Individuals may not hold short and long positions in the same stock at the same time.
  • Writing Naked Option is not allowed

A commission rate of $3.95 is applied to all transactions. Commission will be charged to both opening and closing transactions. This fee comes out of your paper trading competition account.

ECN fees will be charged at 0.003/share for removing liquidity, and 0.002/share rebated if liquidity is added. Please note that if a limit order is a marketable limit order it will removes liquidity such as a range order since it will place an order to trigger at the bid and ask. In order to add liquidity the order need to be either above bid or below ask.

Individuals wishing to be eligible to be declared winners must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 Years old.
  • Must have an email address.
  • Possess a valid photo ID.
  • Must have necessary approval to travel freely in the US (valid VISA or US persons)

Prizes can be viewed above or by clicking here.

Prizes may be claimed up to 30 days after the official announcement of the winners of the competition. If after 30 days a prize is not claimed then the prize cannot be awarded as it has become null and void.

DAS Trader Pro is a Windows based download application and will not run natively on a Macintosh computer

PC Hardware Requirement:

* Minimum Core2 Duo 2+GHZ processor * Minimum 4GB of RAM

* Cable or DSL (at least 10/10 DL/UL speed recommended)

* Windows 7, Server 2008 or higher Secure updated web browser

* DASTrader Pro program enabled in Windows Firewall

See workaround on how to run DAS Trader Pro in a MAC environment…

Registration

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  • The Bootcamp Training Period will be from August 15th - August 31st, 2019
  • The Trading Competition period will be from September 3rd - October 15th, 2019

Entry Ticket is $75 per participant in which access will be immediately granted to the platform. All data consisting of Nasdaq’s Totalview will be streamed in Real-Time during market hours for the 45 days.

The Trading competition starts on September 3rd, 2019 and runs until 4PM ET on October 15th, 2019

While during registration month, Traders will immediately be given access to the DAS Trader PRO Real-time Simulator interface to setup and practice strategies for 15 days. The traders will receive help from DASTrader.com resource of educators and mentors on how to best use the DAS Trader Pro platform and harness the power of market data information provided by Nasdaq.

Reserve your space now with the early bird special rate of $75 per participant as the rate will increase to $100 per participant on Tuesday, September 3rd 2019.

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