Python Algo Trading: FX Trading with Oanda | Anthony Ng | Skillshare

Python Algo Trading: FX Trading with Oanda

Anthony Ng

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11 Videos (1h 24m)
    • 01 Introduction

    • 02 Setting Up

    • House keep configparser

    • Installing Anaconda in MacOS v10

    • Downloading and Installing Anaconda

    • 03 Rates Information

    • 04 Account Information

    • 05 Order Management

    • 06 Trade Management

    • 07 Position Management

    • 08 Transaction History


About This Class

In this course, you will learn how to trade FX, CFD, and commodities using Python and the Oanda v20 REST API. At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Utilise Oanda platform and its API
  • Extract live market rates
  • Download a list of tradable instruments (currency pairs, CFDs, and commodities)
  • Obtain account information, margin utilized, open orders, open trades, realized and unrealized profit and loss
  • Create and manage open orders
  • Perform trade management (monitor, modify or close)
  • Perform aggregate position management (monitor, modify or close)
  • Download transaction history for further analysis

All the contents are to the point and solve specific trading challenges you might encounter with the API. 

Please note that this course will not teach you how to use Python. It assumed a certain level of competency with Python and in particular Jupyter Notebook. The course teaches you how to extract market data and key information from Oanda. It does NOT cover trading strategies nor does it teach you how to make money from trading FX. 





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Anthony Ng has spent the last seven years as a Senior Lecturer teaching algorithmic trading, financial data analysis, banking, finance, investment and portfolio management. He assists Quantopian, a Boston-based Hedge Fund, to conduct Algorithmic Trading Workshops in Singapore since 2016 and has presented in the recent QuantCon Singapore 2016. You can find his Algorithmic Trading tutorials on his YouTube channel. Just click the YouTube icon to visit his channel.

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