When something is new and different it's often overwhelming trying to figure out exactly where to get started. And when it comes to automated trading in particular, you want to be sure that you're able to safely test and try strategies before putting real money at risk. That's why we're offering a free 4-part video guide that will show you how to get started with automated trading.
Automating your trading strategies removes the guesswork and emotional drawbacks of manual trading. Plus, bots can execute much faster and more efficiently than humans, which means you can be confident knowing all your specific criteria are met before opening or closing a position.
Guides are designed to help you better understand how to use Option Alpha to accomplish your trading goals.
Yes. If you trade or invest, automation can be a tool to help you be more efficient. You can run fully automated strategies or partial (hybrid) autotrading strategies if you want. However, you choose to use automation, it can help remove emotions and become more systematic with your trading.
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You can find more introductory material, as well as video tutorials and a help center, in our autotrading resources.
Yep. We believe automated trading can help all traders. If you're new to options trading, we have free education courses to help you every step of the way and inside the platform you can always paper trade any strategies or ideas first so you can learn how autotrading works before putting your live capital at risk.
No, you can trade stocks as well as options inside the platform!
You can automate many different option strategies with Option Alpha. All strategies can benefit from automation to help avoid mistakes and limit emotional decision making. Ultimately the success of your trading is determined by the strategy you choose to run. Automated trading doesn't mean that it will take a bad strategy and make it better; rather, automated trading will magnify the performance of bad or good trading strategies.