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IBKR API and The Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) in Excel

IBKR API and The Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) in Excel

Posted May 20, 2021 at 2:30 pm
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Join the IBKR API experts for a tutorial on how to define Excel DDE, and how to run the DdeSocketBridge batch file.

Learn how to access market data using a blank spreadsheet and review the sample DDE spreadsheet.

Take a look at this IBKR Traders’ Academy Lesson for additional insight and practical examples on this topic.

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