© Chris Conlan 2016

Chris Conlan, Automated Trading with R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2178-5_2

2. Networking Part I

Chris Conlan

(1)Bethesda, Maryland, USA

In Part 2 of this book, we will be introducing topics in order of appearance in the source code of our trading platform. This chapter will discuss acquisition, storage, and updating of data using free APIs. Our trading platform will contain various processes that run automatically throughout the day, and our data needs to be in our R environment for us to work with it. We may want to run R and RStudio to do unrelated jobs between those times, which means we need a way to store the data in files in our computer so that they can be fetched when the analysis starts. In this chapter, we will explore various ...

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