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4 Responses to “Request Real-Time Topics here”

  1. Brian
    October 27th, 2007 | 4:20 am

    How to trade multiple symbols using a watch list. Update the orders every x minutes to make a simulated trailing stop.

    How about – how to start programming your system, this could be a discussion on a block logic diagram used to figure out all the pitfalls of RT trading. I belive this is the way large programs are dealt with. I think they are called “flowcharts”?

  2. Herman
    October 27th, 2007 | 10:24 am

    Hello Brian,

    Thank you for your feedback!

    At the moment I am somewhat preoccupied with my own system design, however, when time permits trading multiple tickers will be covered in Real-Time System Design category:
    http://www.amibroker.org/userkb/category/real-time-auto-trading/real-time-system-design/

    The system design pitfalls are listed in the Real-Time AFL Programming category, see:
    http://www.amibroker.org/userkb/2007/07/21/system-design-pitfalls/
    There are too many, and they are too unique for each application, to cover exhaustively on the UKB.

    Flow charts are very system specific, I have made many but they never even looked similar. Flow charts are very useful for specific, well-defined, small tasks. The problem is that to produce such graphics for this volunteer site would just be too much work.

    Best regards,
    Herman

  3. Mike B
    January 26th, 2008 | 3:29 am

    I’d love to know how I can trade real time with IB while using a reliable data provider such as eSignal. It seems AB has huge potential for real time trading, but I’m not willing to trust IB’s data for real-time trading decisions..

  4. Herman
    January 26th, 2008 | 3:34 pm

    Simply set your data plugin to eSignal. The Interactive Brokers Controller is a separate program from the IB plugin. This means you can trade IB with data from eSignal.

    herman