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Simple High Frequency Trading Bot for crypto currencies

Simple High Frequency Trading Bot for crypto currencies

freqtrade

Simple High frequency trading bot for crypto currencies designed to support multi exchanges and be controlled via Telegram.

Disclaimer

This software is for educational purposes only. Do not risk money which
you are afraid to lose. USE THE SOFTWARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE AUTHORS
AND ALL AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR TRADING RESULTS.

Always start by running a trading bot in Dry-run and do not engage money
before you understand how it works and what profit/loss you should
expect.

We strongly recommend you to have coding and Python knowledge. Do not
hesitate to read the source code and understand the mechanism of this bot.

Exchange marketplaces supported

Features

  • [x] Based on Python 3.6+: For botting on any operating system - Windows, macOS and Linux
  • [x] Persistence: Persistence is achieved through sqlite
  • [x] Dry-run: Run the bot without playing money.
  • [x] Backtesting: Run a simulation of your buy/sell strategy.
  • [x] Strategy Optimization by machine learning: Use machine learning to optimize your buy/sell strategy parameters with real exchange data.
  • [x] Whitelist crypto-currencies: Select which crypto-currency you want to trade.
  • [x] Blacklist crypto-currencies: Select which crypto-currency you want to avoid.
  • [x] Manageable via Telegram: Manage the bot with Telegram
  • [x] Display profit/loss in fiat: Display your profit/loss in 33 fiat.
  • [x] Daily summary of profit/loss: Provide a daily summary of your profit/loss.
  • [x] Performance status report: Provide a performance status of your current trades.

Quick start

Freqtrade provides a Linux/macOS script to install all dependencies and help you to configure the bot.

git clone [email protected]:freqtrade/freqtrade.git
cd freqtrade
git checkout develop
./setup.sh --install

Windows installation is explained in Installation doc

Basic Usage

Bot commands

usage: main.py [-h] [-v] [--version] [-c PATH] [-d PATH] [-s NAME]
               [--strategy-path PATH] [--dynamic-whitelist [INT]]
               [--dry-run-db]
               {backtesting,hyperopt} ...

Simple High Frequency Trading Bot for crypto currencies

positional arguments:
  {backtesting,hyperopt}
    backtesting         backtesting module
    hyperopt            hyperopt module

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -v, --verbose         be verbose
  --version             show program's version number and exit
  -c PATH, --config PATH
                        specify configuration file (default: config.json)
  -d PATH, --datadir PATH
                        path to backtest data (default:
                        freqtrade/tests/testdata
  -s NAME, --strategy NAME
                        specify strategy class name (default: DefaultStrategy)
  --strategy-path PATH  specify additional strategy lookup path
  --dynamic-whitelist [INT]
                        dynamically generate and update whitelist based on 24h
                        BaseVolume (Default 20 currencies)
  --dry-run-db          Force dry run to use a local DB
                        "tradesv3.dry_run.sqlite" instead of memory DB. Work
                        only if dry_run is enabled.

Telegram RPC commands

Telegram is not mandatory. However, this is a great way to control your bot. More details on our documentation

  • /start: Starts the trader
  • /stop: Stops the trader
  • /status [table]: Lists all open trades
  • /count: Displays number of open trades
  • /profit: Lists cumulative profit from all finished trades
  • /forcesell <trade_id>|all: Instantly sells the given trade (Ignoring minimum_roi).
  • /performance: Show performance of each finished trade grouped by pair
  • /balance: Show account balance per currency
  • /daily <n>: Shows profit or loss per day, over the last n days
  • /help: Show help message
  • /version: Show version

Development branches

The project is currently setup in two main branches:

  • develop - This branch has often new features, but might also cause breaking changes.
  • master - This branch contains the latest stable release. The bot 'should' be stable on this branch, and is generally well tested.
  • feat/* - These are feature branches, which are being worked on heavily. Please don't use these unless you want to test a specific feature.

A note on Binance

For Binance, please add "BNB/<STAKE>" to your blacklist to avoid issues.
Accounts having BNB accounts use this to pay for fees - if your first trade happens to be on BNB, further trades will consume this position and make the initial BNB order unsellable as the expected amount is not there anymore.

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