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Message started by Andy Flury on 08/17/11 at 14:22:48

Title: New Open Source Algorithmic Trading System
Post by Andy Flury on 08/17/11 at 14:22:48

There is a new Open Source Algorithmic Trading System based on Esper, Spring, InteractiveBrokers and FIX called AlgoTrader

AlgoTrader is an automated trading system (ATS) that can trade any type of security on any market available through InteractiveBrokers or FIX. All aspects of trading like getting market data, analyzing prices, taking trade decisions, placing orders & tracking executions can be automated. The system is based on Java SE 6.0, Spring, Esper and a Model Driven Architecture.

AlgoTrader is available Open Source through

Features of the system

  • Automate Trading Strategies based on Trading Rules (using Esper EQL)
  • Automated Execution via different Broker Interfaces
  • Backtest und simulate strategies based on Historical Data
  • Portfolio Tracking & Performance Measurement

And initial version of the system is available through However, there are still a lot of things on our feature wish list. For this, we are looking for people to participate. Please let us know, if you are willing to volunteer in helping with the overall architecture and development of the system.

Please contact us at:

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