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  1. What is a long or short positioning tool? Can you provide an example?
  2. Yes, I am not seeing my Twitter feed update. It was working fine last week.
  3. It looks like the positions are daily "cash" positions, not futures, therefore they will be closed automatically at end-of-day. You can, however, enable automatic roll-over of cash positions in the settings section of the dashboard.
  4. I use the transactions endpoint in my Excel Add-in and it works well. However, as you say it need to be set to API V2 as V1 is no longer supported. The API version needs to be set on the request header, for example: I would check the code where the actual request is made and make sure this is being set correctly. I hope this helps.
  5. It just opened, currently up 70% at $420.
  6. Yes, you should definitely use the ask/bid price when backtesting. Spreads change constantly based on market conditions, time of day etc. and can have a significant impact on the profitability of any system.
  7. Yeah I agree, for the last few months it attracted lots of spammers for some reason (I presume it was not being moderated and had always attracted spam). However, it did have lots of useful content, often I would search on Google for a question/issue and would see a useful forum post in the results. Over the years it became a decent knowledge base, which I guess is all lost now.
  8. Hi @CharlotteIG or anybody at IG. Can you explain what is happening with the IG Labs forum? It was a great resource for help/discussion with anything related to the API, and now all that info has gone. Thanks.
  9. The Coinbase "IPO" is not really an IPO it's a direct listing so no new shares will be made available to the public: https://blog.excelpricefeed.com/2021/02/25/coinbase-ipo/
  10. Coinbase today announced its intention to IPO by filing an S1 with the US SEC. How does Coinbase compare with traditional financial exchanges and what are its prospects? Some thoughts here after digging into the S1: https://blog.excelpricefeed.com/2021/02/25/coinbase-ipo
  11. As I understand it you can only use the API with a spread bet or CFD account not a share dealing account. It looks from your partial screenshot that you have a share dealing account so I suspect this is why you cannot see the API option.
  12. So you can't see the API Keys option on the left (when you have Settings selected at the top)? Try this link: https://www.ig.com/uk/myig/settings/api-keys
  13. Pre-market: -40% after a -30% drop yesterday:
  14. This has happened multiple times over the past 12 months. I understand that there can be technical issues but what is not acceptable is there is never any analysis published afterwards: what happened and what work is being done to address it so it doesn't happen again. Is it purely a technical issue, i.e. too many users and the servers can't handle it? or something else?
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