This lifecycle method contains the main trading logic. When the market opens, it will be executed in a loop. After each iteration, the strategy will sleep for self.sleeptime minutes. If no crash or interuption, the loop will be stopped self.minutes_before_closing minutes before market closes and will restart on the next day when market opens again.
class MyStrategy(Strategy): def on_trading_iteration(self): # pull data # check if should buy an asset based on data # if condition, buy/sell asset pass
Use this lifecycle method for your main trading loop. This method is called every self.sleeptime minutes (or seconds/hours/days if self.sleeptime is “30S”, “1H”, “1D”, etc.).
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>>> def on_trading_iteration(self): >>> self.log_message("Hello") >>> order = self.create_order("SPY", 10, "buy") >>> self.submit_order(order)