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Trade Alpaca Crypto Directly From TradingView

We’ve expanded our TradingView integration to include crypto! Alpaca users are now able to trade more than 20 popular crypto coins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Shiba Inu directly from TradingView’s platform.

How to Connect Alpaca to Your TradingView Account

Connecting your Alpaca account to TradingView is easy! First, make sure you’ve set up both your TradingView and Alpaca accounts. Next, on TradingView, open a chart and select “Trading Panel.” Select Alpaca from the list and authorize your account.

For a full step-by-step guide, click here to see how to enable TradingView.

Alpaca and TradingView help you to:

  • Buy and sell over 20 cryptos and thousands of US equities
  • Invest in popular crypto coins like Avalanche, Dogecoin, Solana, and more
  • Paper trade - test your investment strategies before using real money
  • Choose how you want to trade - you can trade directly on TradingView or trade on Alpaca’s web dashboard, which features charting powered by TradingView

Ready to trade crypto? Head over to TradingView and connect your Alpaca account to get started.


Alpaca Securities LLC and Alpaca Crypto LLC, wholly-owned subsidiaries of AlpacaDB, Inc. are not affiliated with TradingView, Inc.

The Paper Trading API is offered by AlpacaDB, Inc. and does not require real money or permit a user to transact in real securities in the market. Providing use of the Paper Trading API is not an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities, securities derivative or futures products of any kind, or any type of trading or investment advice, recommendation or strategy, given or in any manner endorsed by AlpacaDB, Inc. or any AlpacaDB, Inc. affiliate and the information made available through the Paper Trading API is not an offer or solicitation of any kind in any jurisdiction where AlpacaDB, Inc. or any AlpacaDB, Inc. affiliate is not authorized to do business.

All investments involve risk and the past performance of a security, or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. Keep in mind that while diversification may help spread risk it does not assure a profit, or protect against loss. There is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities, or other financial products. Investors should consider their investment objectives and risks carefully before investing.

Securities brokerage services are provided by Alpaca Securities LLC ("Alpaca Securities"), member FINRA/SIPC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Technology and services are offered by AlpacaDB, Inc.

Cryptocurrency services are made available by Alpaca Crypto LLC ("Alpaca Crypto"), a FinCEN registered money services business (NMLS # 2160858), and a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlpacaDB, Inc. Alpaca Crypto is not a member of SIPC or FINRA. Cryptocurrencies are not stocks and your cryptocurrency investments are not protected by either FDIC or SIPC. Depending on your location, cryptocurrency services may be provided by West Realm Shires Services, Inc., d/b/a FTX US (NMLS #1957771).

This is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or advice to buy or sell securities or cryptocurrencies, or open a brokerage account or cryptocurrency account in any jurisdiction where Alpaca Securities, Alpaca Crypto, or FTX US respectively, are not registered or licensed, as applicable.

Cryptocurrency is highly speculative in nature, involves a high degree of risks, such as volatile market price swings, market manipulation, flash crashes, and cybersecurity risks. Cryptocurrency is not regulated or is lightly regulated in most countries. Cryptocurrency trading can lead to large, immediate and permanent loss of financial value. You should have appropriate knowledge and experience before engaging in cryptocurrency trading. For additional information, please click here.

Please see alpaca.markets and Alpaca’s Disclosure Library for more information.


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