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I was working with IBKR code and found it to be a madness. Decided to switch to Quant Connect. Solution I am trying to build will need to receive an alert via URL (POST) with a symbol signal, get the options chain, find the most profitable contract and place an order. After order is accepted, place another order at a higher ask to take profits. While order is active, check if contract price is down and exit the trade at a loss if ask price goes down by certian %. This is only for day trading and everything will need to be liquidated at noon. Is it possible wtih QC solution?

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Hi Pablo,

For security reasons QuantConnect cannot make POST requests. However, you could feed in the option symbol using our other Custom Data methods. Tracking accepted orders is possible, and here are the docs that show how. Also, tracking the price of a security is possible through OnData or it can be done automatically through an order like a Stop Loss, and all possible order types can be found here.

Best,
Shile Wen

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Hi Shile, I am trying to build algo bot for scalping. I know C# and some high level of trading. To be honest I am completely lost and overwhelmed with information. I need to step back and get to know the platform. Where do you recommend starting?

 

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You should go through the Bootcamp/Documentation to get familiar with the API then look at some example strategies similar to what you are intending to build.

Scalping might be a bit difficult to start with (assuming you're working with microstructural models/low latency trading) - maybe do some sort of intra-day swing trading or longer term portfolio optimization type strategies? Those tend to be more intuitive and easier to work with when just starting off.

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Hi Adam, I am looking at polygon.io data and basically in the morning I want to scan the market for the "best" stocks, based on sudden volume, nwes etc, invest in few stocks and exit on the same day. Another strategy is to scalp few pips in Forex and exit. I found so many videos on youtube and people doing it manually. I kind of want to figure out how to replace their analysis of highs, lows and drawing base lines in the code. I know it's possible. Is there some kind of code that's already doing the analysis? I feel like there should be plenty on Github or on here on QC.

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Hi Pablo. As Adam mentioned please go through boot camp where this precise strategy is taught.

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