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API-first stock brokerage. *Securities are offered through Alpaca Securities LLC* http://alpaca.markets/#disclosures

How to Build a Fintech Investing App w/ Alpaca API (Raven - Pt 1)

How to Build a Fintech Investing App w/ Alpaca API (Raven - Pt 1)

Showing you how to build a stock trading app using Alpaca API with step-by-step code snippets. Calling our demo iPhone app "Raven"😎

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Code Examples
Alpaca Founders Yoshi & Hitoshi Talk About Alpaca Story, Vision, Roadmap at the 1st Open Office Hour

Alpaca Founders Yoshi & Hitoshi Talk About Alpaca Story, Vision, Roadmap at the 1st Open Office Hour

Alpaca's co-founders Yoshi and Hitoshi casually talked about the story, vision, and roadmap at the 1st open office hour last week.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Open Office Hour
Alpaca Trading Competition Vol 00 Leaderboard

Alpaca Trading Competition Vol 00 Leaderboard

Leaderboard for Alpaca Trading Competition Vol 00, where all the quants, developers, tech-savvy traders can participate globally

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Trading Contest
Trading Contest Fine Print - Rules

Trading Contest Fine Print - Rules

Contest rule for the Alpaca Trading Competition, where all the developers, quants, tech-savvy traders can participate globally

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Trading Contest
How I Built an Elixir Wrapper for Alpaca API

How I Built an Elixir Wrapper for Alpaca API

James Russo, Software Engineer at Brex, writes about how he built an Elixir wrapper for the Alpaca API.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Code Examples
More Features with Amazon Alexa and Alpaca

More Features with Amazon Alexa and Alpaca

With Amazon Alexa and Alpaca API, you can split up orders into three different kinds of intents: market, stop or limit, and stop limit.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Creating an Alexa Skill to Execute Trades

Creating an Alexa Skill to Execute Trades

Follow this tutorial to teach your Alexa a skill that will link end up linking your Alpaca account, therefore allowing for trades via Amazon device!

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Concurrent Scalping Algo Using Async Python

Concurrent Scalping Algo Using Async Python

Automating My Manual Scalping Trading Strategy - One of the advantages of running algorithmic trading strategies is that you can quickly and consistently act on price action.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Algorithmic Trading Basics
Trade & Account Streaming with Slack - Building a Slackbot  (Part 3)

Trade & Account Streaming with Slack - Building a Slackbot (Part 3)

Detailing how to implement account and trade updates streaming with Slack and your Alpaca account.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Adding More Trading Commands - Building a Slackbot  (Part 2)

Adding More Trading Commands - Building a Slackbot (Part 2)

This article is the second installment of a 3-part series, detailing how to add more functionality to the Slackbot I created in the first installment.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Stock Trading Using a Slackbot - Building a Slackbot (Part 1)

Stock Trading Using a Slackbot - Building a Slackbot (Part 1)

Hi, I’m Andrew, an intern at Alpaca from Northwestern! As a college student curious about both tech and financial spaces, I was able to leverage Alpaca’s trading API to build a Slackbot.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Trade Stocks in Your Browser Using Google Colab & Alpaca API

Trade Stocks in Your Browser Using Google Colab & Alpaca API

Google Colab allowing you to run Python Jupyter Notebook in the cloud. Introducing to utilize this environment for quant finance and algorithmic trading.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Martingale Day-Trading with the Alpaca Trading API

Martingale Day-Trading with the Alpaca Trading API

Testing out an old betting system Martingale with algorithmic trading in Python. This article talks about applying a theoretical betting strategy to a day-trading algorithm’s position sizing.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Code Examples
Manually Trading Stocks Using Postman and the Alpaca API

Manually Trading Stocks Using Postman and the Alpaca API

You can manually trade stocks using Postman with Alpaca Trading API. This is one of how-to getting started and testing the API.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
Long-Short Algorithmic Trading in JavaScript (Node.js) Using Stock API

Long-Short Algorithmic Trading in JavaScript (Node.js) Using Stock API

In this post, I will be sharing how I created a simple Long-Short Equity trading script in JavaScript (a Node.js app) using Alpaca’s free paper trading API.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Algorithmic Trading Basics
How to Build a DIY Socially Responsible Investing Robo - A Farewell to Swell

How to Build a DIY Socially Responsible Investing Robo - A Farewell to Swell

Founded in 2017, Swell was an investment advisor and platform that focused exclusively on socially responsible investing. Here is how you can build one DIY.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Code Examples
Algorithmic Trading through a Business Account at Alpaca

Algorithmic Trading through a Business Account at Alpaca

Alpaca now supports business accounts who want to do algorithmic trading. This post should help you to find why useful to trade through a business entity such as a startup hedge fund, prop trading firm etc.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Hedge Fund Basics
Building a Twitter Bot to Tweet My Trades

Building a Twitter Bot to Tweet My Trades

I thought it would be great to share my trading activity through Twitter for a realtime view of all executions. So here is how to build a twitter bot to tweet my trades.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Use Cases
A Simple Mean Reversion Stock Trading Script in C#

A Simple Mean Reversion Stock Trading Script in C#

A code snippet for a simple mean reversion stock trading in C#. We use fundamental analysis in this algorithmic trading.

Alpaca Team
Alpaca Team
Code Examples