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Quant Development

Installation failure with Quantopian Pyfolio 

  Massive failure with Quantopian Pyfolio Over the weekend I tried to install both Zipline and Pyfolio (open source packages from Quantopian) into my Python environments. I have both Python 2.7 and 3.6. After the attempt of implementation, both packages completely failed my out of box tests which is a rare event for me. I…

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Another Backtesting and live-trading framework: F4

Another Backtesting and live-trading framework: F4 This looks really good but I think I may just stick to the path I am on with Backtrader. This does fit a lot of my needs but this was sent over.   Hi Bryan, I just wanted to chime in with another potential software solution for automated FX…

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How to use Dukascopy Jforex Backtrader Python to minimize stop hunting in forex trading

How to use Dukascopy Jforex Backtrader Python to minimize stop hunting in forex trading The best way I know how Order Analytics DEFINITION of ‘Stop Hunting‘ A strategy that attempts to force some market participants out of their positions by driving the price of an asset to a level where many individuals have chosen to…

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Review of back trader engine with opensource Python

Review of back trader engine with #opensource #Python Hey there   Over the lest few days have been another one of those ‘discoveries’ that may change everything. In a nutshell but see details below:   1. Best back testing framework for algo trading in Python 2. Fundamentally change my of software platform changes moving forward…

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Another massive failure with Quantopian Pyfolio and Jupytr Notebooks

Another massive failure with Quantopian Pyfolio and Jupytr Notebooks We tried another one but why do these keep failing when trying to implement https://github.com/quantopian/pyfolio/tree/master/pyfolio NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos or what I eat!

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Raw look at Visual Chart service and software

Raw look at Visual Chart service and software This could be a nice alternative to IQFeed for runing on Mac. IT is cheaper to for the exact data I look for https://www.visualchart.com/start/   NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat…

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Trying to use Oanda forex broker with Python back trader

Trying to use Oanda forex broker with Python back trader This O’Reilly tutorial got me pretty far with running Oanda Python API but I am still not pursuing them with the other grips I got. Check out my reviews on my Youtube video playlist for Oanda https://www.oreilly.com/learning/algorithmic-trading-in-less-than-100-lines-of-python-code Supposed to run this: python oandatest.py –token=xxx –account=xxxx…

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Review of back trader engine with open source Python

Review of back trader engine with open source Python   As found today on Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/Python/new/ Is algotrading more difficult now than it was 10+ years ago? from algotrading Best back testing framework for algo trading in Python from Python https://www.reddit.com/r/algotrading/   Best back testing framework for algo trading in Python from Python NOTE I…

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How to download git repo projects on Apple Mac OS or Ubtuntu Linux

How to download git repo projects on Apple Mac OS or Ubtuntu Linux Here are the links found in this video targeted for my newbies struggling with this https://brew.sh/ https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-git-on-ubuntu-16-04 https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Howto https://github.com/askmike/gekko NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos…

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Why Python is the essential programming language

Why Python is the essential programming language Yes I was reserved about this language for a long time but now I double down on it for my own system http://mashable.com/2017/07/30/learn-how-to-code-with-python/#W7Fc0nFgUPqg NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos or what…

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