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This is the third part of the series: How to build your own algotrading platform. In our case, we don’t really care about spread as we won’t be doing High Frequency Trading any time soon. Even though brokers are regulated, there have been incidents in the past couple of years, were brokers folded due to certain conditions. What could happen is that you start making some money and you aren’t be able to pull them out.
But let’s switch to a happier note which is opening an account and placing our first programmatic trade. API, libraries on github and a free demo account. After you sign in to your demo account, go to Manage API Access. There you can find your API key which we are going to use in our system to place trades. MAKE SURE YOU DON’T SHARE THIS KEY. The code for this is and all other posts is on github and you can install it and run it pretty easily.