NeedForTrade Documentation

Working with Interactive Brokers Data Provider

To work with Interactive Brokers Data Provider (IB) you must have an IB account.

If you haven't already done so, please do the following:

Download and install from site latest versions of:

  1. Standalone TWS (Trader Workstation)

    direct link:

  2. API Software (Application Program Interface Software)

    direct link:

For the first run:

  1. Start the NeedForTrade platform.

  2. Start IB Trader Workstation from Start->Programs->Trader Workstation ->Trader Workstation.

  3. In Trader Workstation, check Configure->API->Enable ActiveX and Socket Clients.

  4. Create a Chart.