Create your own Low-cost Hedge Fund with Arcade Trader + AlphaHub

Wouldn’t it be awesome if everyone could have access to the same returns as the large investment firms? This was the driving mission behind why we created Arcade Trader: to provide the power of Algo Trading to consumers.


Hopefully, it was pretty cool writing your first algorithm strategy in Arcade, but now what? We need to backtest the strategy created in Part 1 of this series to see if we had any luck with other large-cap stocks.

So, let’s get started.

In the Strategy panel, find the strategy you created and click the button “Test” to be redirected to the backtesting page. (Note: you can also backtest patterns, which we will cover in another part of this series.)

Since it’s the first time you’re executing a test…

Create your first algo trading strategy with Arcade Trader and Alpaca

NOTE: This tutorial has been modified on July 10th, 2020 to use the new “Natural Language” instead of Javascript. You will find a new tutorial about using Javascript soon.

If you’re an investor or a stock trader, it’s no secret that algorithms have replaced regular investors in terms of volume.

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