Seeking advice: Next Steps in Implementation.

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Macro
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Seeking advice: Next Steps in Implementation.

Post by Macro » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:32 pm

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Moto moto
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Post by Moto moto » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:56 am

As a suggestion.....
Ideally for implementation in the real world (as opposed to within TB - a different story) use a broker that
a....allows you to trade the approrpiate instruments
b...since you know vba - uses an API and you can link via excel to keep track of everything and send in stops via that. (Interactive brokers has this - I have only used it to look at it but it is fairly straightforward.)
c...or ensure the broker has a great portfolio system to let you track directly in their systems, positions, stops etc.
d.....dont get caught with MFGlobal --- doh too late.

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Post by Macro » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:51 pm

Thanks for the help, moto moto. The IB VBA API seems awesome and I will certainly look into it.

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