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Do you synchronize your PC time exactly with CME?

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Is this a lag on the source or on your connection ?

minutes.. is an issue
seconds... is not an issue

i get weekly approached on HFT infrastructure
i believe this is not my edge
i do fire a lot of orders (not to be confused with HFT)

my edge is on market bias
and market direction
if i don't get the best fill it's about 1 or two ticks..
not worth the investment for the size i trade...

get the bias right for 10/20 ticks
and then focus on the optimization of the ticks..

my humble opinion

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