[R-SIG-Finance] Trading Platforms and APIs
noahsilverman at ucla.edu
Mon May 16 18:48:28 CEST 2011
I'm looking for some suggestions as to a "good" trading platform/API for both academic research and possibly my own trading.
The Interactive Brokers library for R is really very nice, but they have a rather large minimum account balance that I can't really meet as a student. (They do have a "student level" rate, but I'm over the age limit, even though I'm 100% a full time student.)
So, does anyone in the group have any suggestions for an alternative. While an R API would be ideal, I'm willing to work in C++, Java, or something else reasonable.
Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions!
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