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5 (+1) YouTube channels for FinTech enthusiasts 

YouTube is a great way to learn about new things, including financial education or coding. Therefore, in this article we’d like to introduce you to 5 YouTube channels to level up your trading literacy.

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Julian GabensteinApril 21, 2022
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A short introduction to derivatives

In this article, we'd like to introduce you derivatives - they come up in finance and leave a lot of people scratching their heads, though it's totally worth it! Curious about hearing what's the difference between investing and trading, the coherence between finance and weather & why the Greeks even appear here? We'll discuss who’s using them, what they are and how they can be valued in the following.

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Joanne SnelMarch 24, 2022
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Trading terminology you need to know as an intermediate Trader

Market cap, IPO, blue chip stocks - sound familiar? Trading is well known for its extensive jargon. To ensure that you can join in on the conversation, we’ve compiled a list of some intermediate trading terms and their definitions. To learn about these concepts and more, read on.

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Marius SprengerMarch 9, 2022
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Trade alongside the insiders with the lemon.markets API

Generally, CEOs know the ins and outs of their company - that’s why some traders choose to base their activity on that of company officers, directors and shareholders. Company insiders are required to publicly disclose any trades they make - and we can use this information! Keep reading to learn how to write a trading strategy that follows insider trades.

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Joanne SnelFebruary 4, 2022
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Exploring the lemon.markets instruments endpoint

The /instruments endpoint can be used to search the 8250+ stocks and ETFs we currently offer on lemon.markets. You can customise your search with as much detail as you’d like by specifying the exchange, currency, type and other characteristics. Continue reading if you’d like to learn more.

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Joanne SnelJanuary 13, 2022
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Manage your positions with the lemon.markets trading API

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Marius SprengerJanuary 6, 2022
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Placing your first order with the lemon.markets Trading API

With the lemon.markets API, placing an order is only one API call. But kind of information do you need to include in your request? In this blog post we walk you through how to successfully place an order and how to activate it with the trading API, such that it is placed and filled on the exchange of your choice. Keep reading to learn more.

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Marius SprengerDecember 30, 2021
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Building a Mean Reversion Strategy with the lemon.markets API & hosting it in the cloud

Mean reversion is one of the most well-known trading strategies, and, even better, it’s easy to implement. In this blog post, we show you how to set up the strategy using the lemon.markets API and how to host it in the cloud using Heroku. The project is written in Python, but the logic stays the same for other programming languages.

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Marius SprengerSeptember 7, 2021
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10 useful Python libraries & packages for automated trading

Python is a popular language choice when it comes to automated trading, and for good reason! There’s lots of libraries and packages that can facilitate the process. In this article, we present ten Python packages that will simplify some recurring processes you’re bound to encounter in automated trading. We cover data manipulation, technical analysis and positions assessment.

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Joanne SnelAugust 26, 2021
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Step-by-Step Guide on how to host your Trading Strategy in the Cloud

A good automated trading strategy requires little to no intervention - this also means that when you leave your computer, it should keep running. For this, we suggest hosting your script in the cloud. In this article, we show you how by using Heroku. And if that doesn’t work for you, we offer a few alternative implementations.

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Marius SprengerAugust 19, 2021
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10 resources to get you started in automated trading

Automated trading can be an intimidating field to get into - there’s lots of jargon and tools that can be used. In this article, we’ve compiled a list of ten resources that will give you a head start. These resources span the research phase until the execution phase, this includes from where to obtain your data, which languages you can use and, finally, where you can execute your orders (hint: lemon.markets, perhaps?).

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Joanne SnelJuly 30, 2021
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