Converting tick data to OHLC with Python pandas

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(Last Updated On: December 23, 2016)

Converting tick data to OHLC data using Python pandas

As I am moving from long-term position holds to short term, I was lucky enough to see this article shoot by on my Facebook feed. In order to convert market data ticks to actual open high low close bars is a very useful trick to know about. This one is done in Python but could be very useful for those that want to trade at a high-speed level.

Watch this tutorial here

I have talked about removing my “Python Infrastructure Building Block” course from my Quant Elite membership.  Over the next few days, that will become a reality. This is no difference then the removal of my Interactive Brokers API workshop course last week. I hate being a Scrooge like this but it’s to prepare for the next level of my business for next year. I’m sure you get that if you continue reading over the next few weeks on my plans. I’m actually pretty excited about it after six years of so-called “research “.

Thanks Bryan

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Hi i there My name is Bryan Downing. I am part of a company called QuantLabs.Net This is specifically a company with a high profile blog about technology, trading, financial, investment, quant, etc. It posts things on how to do job interviews with large companies like Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Citibank, and IBM. It also posts different unique tips and tricks on Java, C++, or C programming. It posts about different techniques in learning about Matlab and building models or strategies. There is a lot here if you are into venturing into the financial world like quant or technical analysis. It also discusses the future generation of trading and programming Specialties: C++, Java, C#, Matlab, quant, models, strategies, technical analysis, linux, windows P.S. I have been known to be the worst typist. Do not be offended by it as I like to bang stuff out and put priorty of what I do over typing. Maybe one day I can get a full time copy editor to help out. Do note I prefer videos as they are much easier to produce so check out my many video at