Cointrader is a trading application for crypto currencies.
Cointrader is Python based CLI trading application for crypto currencies on the Poloniex exchange. Cointrader can be used for semiautomatic guided trading.
Free software: MIT license
Explore exchange for interesting markets to trade on
Show your balances
Semiautomatic trading. Just emitting trading signals.
Risk- and Money management
Stop loss limits
Take profit limits
Trade logbook, Profit/Loss analysis
Full automatic trading
Pluggable external trading strategies
Support more exchanges
This program exists because I want to learn more about automatic trading based on a technical analysis of charts. I am no expert on trading or crypto currencies! I am a professional Python programmer who stuck his nose into the crypto coin and trading world in 2017 and who was directly fascinated on this topic. After reading some books on technical analysis I decided to write this program to learn more about how automatic trading works.
Fixed issue #4 (https://github.com/toirl/cointrader/issues/4) - Use absolute imports. - Renamed contrader modul into bot to prevent namespace issues. - Added missing requirement of the ‘requests’ package.
Added backtest functionality. Cointrader can simulate trading in backtest mode. In this mode the trade is done on historic chart data. This is useful to check the performance of your trading strategy. Please note that the backtest is not 100% accurate as buy and sell prices are based on the closing price of the currency. This is idealistic and will not reflect the whole market situation.
Added new “exchange” command. Can be used to calculate how many BTC you get for a certain amount of USD.
Improved “Usage” documentation
Changed format of confiuration file from JSON to standard python configuration file (.ini)
Added “balance” command
Added “explore” command
First release on PyPI
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