Automated Trading

Develop trading systems with MATLAB

Automated trading uses computers to automatically drive trading decisions, usually in electronic financial markets. Applied in buy-side and sell-side institutions, automated trading forms the basis of high-frequency trading, for example in equities trading, forex trading or commodities trading.

Builders and users of automated trading applications need to develop, backtest, and deploy mathematical models that detect and exploit market movements. An effective workflow involves:

For detail, see MATLAB and Trading Toolbox.

Examples and How To

Software Reference

See also: Financial Toolbox, Econometrics Toolbox, Parallel Computing Toolbox, Trading Toolbox, Neural Network Toolbox, cointegration, momentum trading