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Medium-frequency trading bots

Medium-frequency trading bots

Scalping and intraday trades are strategies executed by medium-frequency bots. The former is limited to 1 to 15 minutes, with a maximum duration of one hour. The latter has a timeframe of 15 minutes to 4 hours, and the position is closed before the end of the day.

In scalping, positions are held for a couple of minutes so the risk is minimal and profits are small. Intraday positions also close within a day, but they are held for a few hours, increasing the risk compared to scalping but also resulting in greater profits.