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The beginning of a series on connecting to TD Ameritrade’s API via Python to execute trades, building algorithms to search for opportunities, and leveraging cloud computing to automate it all for us.

Welcome to the first installment of what will likely be a series of tutorials on building algorithmic trading bots to do a multitude of things for us automatically! Along the way, we’ll touch on APIs, cloud computing, stock and option trading strategies, and a little bit of data science to search for opportunities. It should go without saying that none of what is written about here constitutes as financial advice, it’s quite likely you’ll lose money listening to me ;)

Let’s get started.

Setting up an account with TD Ameritrade

For the purpose of this series, I’m going to be using TD Ameritrade as our broker for…

Tyler Rouze

Analyst @ Kambr | UMN Engineer

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