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On Dec 1st, the CEO of AWS, Andy Jassy, made an announcement at the annual re:Invent conference to support lambdas built on container images. This was one of the many announcements made at the conference, see the list here.

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The purpose of this article is to provide a step-by-step process of how to automate one's algorithmic trading strategies using Alpaca, Python, and Google Cloud. This example utilizes the strategy of pairs trading. Please reference the following GitHub Repo to access the Python script.

Step 1: Create accounts for Alpaca and Google Cloud Platform

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The Alpaca brokerage service is very useful for algorithmic traders that comes with an API to retrieve data and execute trades in a paper or live environment. While you can also check the status and returns of your positions through the API, Alpaca has spent some time creating a frontend…

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Streamlit has become very popular for designing pythonic web applications because it is so easy to use. As Yong Cui shows in this article, Streamlit can be particularly useful for data scientists without strong front-end development skills. As algorithmic traders, we have found ourselves in the…

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Public companies are required to release quarterly and annual financial reports that anyone can access and analyze. Investopedia describes earnings as “perhaps the single most important and most closely studied number in a company’s financial statements.” The hype surrounding a company’s earnings announcement…

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