Webinar Series:
Algo Trading Webinar Series with Yves Hilpisch

  • Part 1: Python and Historical Data

    Oct 24

    Tuesday, 24th October 2017 12:00 - 13:00 GMT

  • Part 2: FXCM's REST API

    Nov 14

    Tuesday, 14th November 2017 12:00 - 13:00 GMT

  • Part 3: Strategies and indicators

    Dec 05

    Tuesday, 5th December 2017 12:00 - 13:00 GMT

Looking to dive into the world of algorithmic trading?
We’ve teamed up with Yves Hilpisch*, a seasoned quant trader to bring you an exclusive 3-part Algo-Trading webinar series to teach you about the value of FXCM’s free historical data and how it can help you build an automated strategy using FXCM’s new REST API.

Part 1: Python and Historical Data
Introduction to:

  • Python for data analysis
  • Pandas for time series management
  • Downloading and using tick data from FXCM
  • Visualizing tick data from FXCM statically & interactively

Introduction to:

  • FXCM Python API wrapper
  • Retrieving historical data
  • Working with streaming data
  • Placing orders

Part 3: Strategies and indicators
Learn to:

  • Calculate typical technical indicators and pandas
  • Visualize technical indicators interactively
  • Formulate trading strategies
  • Vectorize backtesting of trading strategies
  • Formulate simple automated trading strategies

And More…

As part of the series, Yves will provide an introduction to Python!

One of the most commonly used coding languages in the Quant world.

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