Trading the Straddle with Python

Luiggi Trejo
2 min readFeb 28, 2023

Automating a straddle position with Python would involve connecting to a brokerage or trading platform API, and then using the API to place orders for the call and put options. Here’s a high-level overview of how this process might work:

  1. Connect to the brokerage or trading platform API: The first step is to connect to the API provided by the trading platform you want to use. Many trading platforms provide APIs that allow you to programmatically access their trading features.
  2. Get real-time market data: To make informed decisions about when to enter…

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