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marketcoding
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marketcoding  

Start using "my broker" to test strategies.

 

How can I connect to my Interactive Brokers account?  It says to enter a server name but I don't know how to obtain that, nor do I see how to enter it.

 

http://screencast.com/t/ihqBaEpLV4MJ

 

Assistance is greatly appreciated. 

phi nuts
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phi nuts  
tedpenner:

Start using "my broker" to test strategies.

 

How can I connect to my Interactive Brokers account?  It says to enter a server name but I don't know how to obtain that, nor do I see how to enter it.

 

http://screencast.com/t/ihqBaEpLV4MJ

 

Assistance is greatly appreciated. 

Sorry, I can't see anything on the link you provided (my browser probably ruin my browsing again), so if you could just attach it.

If you want to add broker, please read MT5 Data. AFAIK, Interactive Broker does not provide trading using MT5, though I think you should ask that to them, and so you can't use MT5 for Interactive Broker.

marketcoding
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marketcoding  
phi.nuts:

Sorry, I can't see anything on the link you provided (my browser probably ruin my browsing again), so if you could just attach it.

If you want to add broker, please read MT5 Data. AFAIK, Interactive Broker does not provide trading using MT5, though I think you should ask that to them, and so you can't use MT5 for Interactive Broker.

What about tradestation?

Thinkorswim?

I want to trade forex on a tick-by-tick basis.  What would be the best broker? 

marketcoding
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marketcoding  
Interactive Brokers provides an API.  That seems reasonable.  Why can't Metatrader use it?
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