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Technical Analysis with R

In this post we’ll take a look at how a trader could use R to calculate some basic Technical Analysis indicators. R is a free open-source statistical analysis environment and programming language. It is available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems. Installation is easy and quick. For download and installation instructions go to:… Read more...

Posted in Data Analysis, Trading Tools

Interactive Brokers TWS Performance Optimization

This article describes a performance optimization tweak for Trader Workstation that helps to get TWS running faster and smoother, and even to prevent an occasional crash (Out of Memory error).

Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation is a powerful trading platform. However, out of the box configuration contains basic settings which are not optimal for serious users.… Read more...

Posted in Trading Tools

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