Monthly Archives: August 2017

Tutorial: Migrating from Quantopian to IBridgePy

Migrating from Quantopian to IBridgePy can be very easy in some cases even without making any code changes. In this thread, I am going to talk about how to make the migration as smooth as possible. In the following, I

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A sample code to show how to get historical data for VIX

The following sample code is to get historical data for VIX from Interactive Brokers if the user has the subscription to VIX at IB. The function of superSymbol ( ) is to define the security. data.history ( ) has the same

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what will happen when broker had issues with their data source?

Question: On 8/16/2017 9:30 EST when market opens, due to some reasons the VIX data paused updating for 10 minutes. As a result all brokers’ VIX value is missing for that time period. I am wondering what the api request

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Spring 2017 Academic Thesis in Business School using IBridgPy!

I recently found a Bachelor’s thesis written by Victor A Barca when I was looking for the algorithmic trading technology and strategy research on the website. To my biggest surprise and excitement, the author performed his full research using IBridgePy!

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IBridgePy on Mac and IBridgePy on Ubuntu are available!

Dear IBridgePy users, Thank you very much for your patience. Finally, IBridgePy on Mac and IBridgePy on Ubuntu are available. Both of them are based on native python 2.7 64-bit, not anaconda python. Please download them at Let us know

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