Discussion in 'Automated Trading' started by clarodina, Oct 2, 2011.
How to get excel to place order to ib automatically?
That is do-able but is a bad idea. IB has a few vb examples on their website.
If you want semi-automation for discretionary trading I would pay a small monthly fee to use ButtonTrader. It was simply the best and far better than anything I could code.
They keep up with changes to the API and I found them to be friendly and responsive. They don't get much press here on ET but it is an awesome discretionary front-end.
what programming is button trader using?
Why do you think it's a bad idea? For certain types of trading it would do just fine.
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