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    Creating a trading system from scratch

    This is thread on how to create an automated trading system from scratch (from absolutely scratch). From conceiving an idea to implementing it, getting feedback and improving it and even creating your own data sources (everything open source) This would be one big heck of a ride and you need to...
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    Python primer for Trading

    Hello everybody, This is just a Python Primer for getting started with trading. I would post a separate post in this thread for the basics so that you can reply back to the post in case of any details. The main purpose of this thread is to improve our efficiency in trading so that we can...
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    Python installation for trading

    I am starting this thread for installing Python on Windows/Linux since most traders find it difficult to get running. To begin with, I am just posting the necessary steps to get started. In case of any errors, post it along with your operating system and a screenshot of the error message so...
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    PyDownloader

    Well, the (un)expected termination of URL for historical intraday data by google on 13 Sep appears to have thrown a major 'wrench in the works', causing a fair bit of consternation amongst retail traders (to put it mildly :rolleyes:). Even though the generous offerings of TB & Josh have somewhat...
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    News based algorithms

    I've been curious as to how news/earnings reports/inventory data etc impacts various markets. In this thread, I want everyone to list frequent/non-frequent news based events that impact markets. And if they have traded based on news based events. For example: In one of the threads on this...
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    Developing Python Library for Trading Automation

    I'm building a Python library to programatically placing orders into brokers system (Currently working on ICICIdirect) I've released a simple quote fetching library based on Python which takes real time quotes from ICICIdirect. I've tested it with 10 sec frequency and it was quite satisfactory...