Has anyone here ever tried to algorithmically trade?

aperpinan

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Hi is it possible to Program a robot in TD Ameritrade Think or Swim like I do in MQL4 in Forex for Stocks.
 

SmellyCat

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Gecko Financial Services has a program called Track n Trade. I use it some but with the recent volatility it can destroy an account quickly. The package costs about $2000 for the software license and a year of data feed. I like it and still use it
 

tradebyday

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@aperpinan look into MetaTrader 4 and 5. MetaTrader 5 you can download directly through the MetaTrader website, MetaTrader4 is a bit harder to get to now, but can be found among some brokerages websites as a "demo". You can take their platform of mt4 and use that to trade via a different brokerage by using different log-in credentials. MetaTrader is one of the most used platforms worldwide so you may have already heard of it since you referenced EA's. If so, sorry for the redundant info haha. But it is a better platform than NT8 for trading automation, and a lot more freelance coders out there that can assist you in anything you may not be able to do yourself
 

dwright5816

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Is there any other platform that you know that does? Not just purchase a Robot or EA but program your own to trade Stocks?

TradeStation also supports auto trading. The platform seems to be significantly slower to load (10 minutes on my 5-year-old laptop compared to under 1 minute for TOS), but it seems to work. There appears to be a lot more data and functionality available for coders, as well.
 

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