A hard part of this is getting the data. You will need two things: Using the streaming data is not currently possible on Quantopian, because we don’t support importing something every minute in live trading or logging, in your case. Only at the beginning on each day can a CSV file be imported. Therefore, you should probably use Zipline sorry, I should have realized this before! It looks like people have talked about this a little and there are a few examples: Quantopian isn’t really suited for dealing with what you want, but Zipline which is Quantopian’s backtester is.
You can also easily use most Quantopian strategies, like the one above, in Zipline. I wouldn’t worry about the live data first — just focus on backtesting. If you have any questions about Zipline, you can ask them in the Google Group: In addition, the material offers no opinion with respect to the suitability of any security or specific investment.
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By purchasing a certificate which value is linked to an altcoin, all the benefits of the altcoin trading can be enjoyed, without the technical background needed to open a cryptocurrency wallet.
Altcoin trading have two different pricing models. Platform can charge each order a fixed or pro-rata fee than can be decreased by increasing the trading volumes. An other approach is the spread based model, where the platform does not charge specific fees on the orders but the bid and ask prices of each trade already includes the trading fee.
Couple of exchanges apply the maker-taker fee schedule, which gives discount to those traders who provides liquidity on the market and charge fees to those who are taking the orders from the order book. Just like during forex trading platform, altcoin trading sites also offers trading on margin.
Trading on margin means borrowing money in order to increase the exposure to a certain market to benefit more on the price changes.
Margin trading can be very risky, so it is only suggested to advanced traders.