These are the files used for my presentation "Realtime Trading with MATLAB", at the MATLAB Computational Finance Conference in New York on May 23, 2013, and updated for the MATLAB Computational Finance Virtual Conference on September 19, 2013.
This presentation demonstrates an end-to-end demo trading system in Matlab, highlighting its potential as a platform of choice. Interactive Brokers is used to demonstrate live market data feed and account/portfolio input, as well as for sending trading orders to the market.
The presentation explains why InteractiveBrokers (IB) is an excellent choice for algo-traders, and describes various methods by which MATLAB can connect to IB.
The presentation also discusses a skeleton trading platform implementation in Matlab. A simple variant of such a system is included here (with source code) as the trading demo.
The demo's user interface showcases the hidden visualization and interactivity potential of Matlab for tracking order executions and charting financial time-series in real time.
This FEX submission includes:
* presentation slides (PDF)
* demo screenshot
* tradingDemo.m - main demo application
* uisplitpane.m - this is FEX utility 23073 (see link below)
* findjobj.m - this is FEX utility 14317 (see link below)
* a couple of logo images