Building a Crypto Trading Bot

auto-manage your portfolio with RESTful APIs

Mark Cleverley
6 min readSep 27, 2020

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Last week I built a simple trading algorithm that buys or sells based on temporal AI-generated Bitcoin price predictions. It delivered 9% average returns in 90 days, which was quite fun to see.

However, it was a dreadfully basic implementation, for several reasons:
It didn’t simulate “noise” such as slippage or…

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Mark Cleverley

data scientist, machine learning engineer. passionate about ecology, biotech and AI. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-s-cleverley/