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Quant trading is a type of trading that uses computers to buy and sell investments such as stocks or bonds. Instead of a human looking at the stock market and deciding when to buy or sell, the computer uses algorithms, which are sets of rules that the computer follows, to decide when to buy and sell. Computers can consider lots of information at once and make decisions very quickly, so people who use quant trading can make money much faster than those who manually buy and sell investments.
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