Monthly Archives: April 2014

TWS upgrade

If you are still using an old version of TWS, you need to upgrade to version 940 or above to use the API. You can download the upgrade directly from the IB website or you can get a stable upgrade … Continue reading

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Orders not being transmitted.

When you are installing TWS, you will be asked if you want to bypass the precautions for orders. You should answer yes. If you answered no, your orders will not be transmitted. You can still fix this by going to … Continue reading

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MSFT and CSCO

If you are trading these 2 symbols, you need to set the exchange to ARCA instead of SMART to be able to get data into BT. Thanks to Chuck G. for this finding.

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