IBKR Educational Resources for Quant Students

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Interactive Brokers Educational Resources provide a plethora of materials on financial markets, tools, and currencies, as well as API coding samples written in Python.

Traders’ Academy

Python has been consistently ranked one of the most popular programming languages. We are excited that our Python TWS API complimentary courses help quant traders polish their programming skills and apply them in algo trading. Each lesson comes with an engaging video presentation, Study Notes, Resources List and a quiz to validate your knowledge.

Short Videos

The Python API series, as well as our Trading Around the World and Margin short videos, are designed to provide quants with valuable trading and technology information in a short and powerful format.


IBKR Live webinars on algo trading, machine learning, IBKR API and data science topics keep traders up-to-date in the latest quant and financial engineering technologies.

IBKR’s educational team, as well as leading industry experts, present on the most popular topics, such as deep learning in trading. The webinars are also available as recordings and provide access to Webinar Notes and supplemental course outlines.

GitHub Guide

Review IBKR’s API Reference Guide on GitHub and the Application Programming Interface (API) Notes to get started with the syntax of our API. Be sure to download the Testbed for coding examples and sample projects.

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