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Interactive Brokers looks good thanks to Matlab Trader toolbox

(Last Updated On: May 27, 2015)

Interactive Brokers looks good thanks to Matlab Trader toolbox

I will save tonnes of time if I choose this! Also note that this a newer approach since I put out all my courses over the years 

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Before I set out and experiment with this unknown Oanda API, I started questioning how to implement order management from within Matlab. As usual, there was a solid answer:

Click to access trading-toolbox.pdf

As you read this, this new Matlab Trader toolbox only deals with professional services including Interactive Brokers. If i choose this path, it will save me some big pain and time. It will mean I also have to put $10k at risk top open an IB account. Decisions decisions. So let me entertain the IB path. As I dug, this is what I found:

Click to access trading-toolbox.pdf

A video series to start you:

http://www.mathworks.com/videos/get-started-with-trading-toolbox-connect-to-interactive-brokers-1-of-3-91839.html

InteractiveBrokers example workflow:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/trading/interactive-brokers-order-workflow.html

UPDATES: This works within Matlab but when you extend out by deploying into a Java package, the build fails. The .NET will be packaged but does not run with execution orders to IB TWS. For whatever reason, I am not going to tinker with this. I cannot be bothered to test in Linux either. I guess it is back to Oanda.

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Mission accomplished:

 

 

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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