Trading with R Online Course

Quant education

Build algo trading and R programming skills with this free online course created by QuantInsti® and featured on IBKR Traders’ Academy.

Learn how to download core R files and RStudio, and then customize the IBrokers* package to trade via our award-winning trading platform, Trader Workstation.

All lessons feature interactive content and a quiz to measure your understanding of the material. In addition, Study Notes serve as practical coding and GitHub references.

In the first two chaptes, users will learn how to install the IDE and go through basic R operations.

The next 2 lessons teach you how to customize the connection with our Trader Workstation and get familiar with the IBrokers Package.

The remaining sessions walk you through retrieving historical and real-time market data, and coding order functions. Wrap up your learning experience with a chance to devise a sample algo trading strategy.

Visit Traders’ Academy web page on our site, and start the course today: https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=45473&cat=4

*Disclaimer: This software is in no way affiliated, endorsed, or approved by Interactive Brokers or any of its affiliates. It comes with absolutely no warranty and should not be used in actual trading unless the user can read and understand the source. IBrokers is a pure R implementation of the TWS API. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/IBrokers/index.html

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