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GDAX Trading Bot

by Kenshiro (kenshiro-gohan)

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Trading bot for the Coinbase Pro exchange

This program is an automated trading system that can autonomously trade the LTC / BTC pair in the Coinbase Pro exchange.

Keep in mind that trading is a risky activity that can involve a loss of money. You should only invest the amount you can afford to lose.

The trading strategy consists of issuing a large number of low value orders. The program continuously monitors the price of litecoin and issues a limit buy order when the price begins to rise above the weighted average of the previous prices. Once the buy order is filled, the program issues a limit sell order at a higher price.

The seed is the amount of litecoins that the program will trade continuously to earn bitcoins. This snap uses a fixed value of 1 litecoin. You should have a bitcoin balance of at least 10 times the value of 1 litecoin.

You can download the source code from the following repository:

https://github.com/Kenshiro-28/GDAX-Trading-Bot

----- Registration -----

Register in Coinbase (https://www.coinbase.com)

Use the Coinbase account to login to the Coinbase Pro exchange (https://pro.coinbase.com)

Deposit the amount of bitcoins you want.

----- API Key generation -----

Generate an API Key only with trade permission (https://pro.coinbase.com/profile/api)

----- Environment variables -----

Save the three values of the API key in the following environment variables of the operating system:

TRADING_BOT_PASSPHRASE

TRADING_BOT_KEY

TRADING_BOT_SECRET

You can append the environment variables at the end of the file ".bashrc" in your home folder:

export TRADING_BOT_PASSPHRASE="your passphrase";

export TRADING_BOT_KEY="your key";

export TRADING_BOT_SECRET="your secret";

The environment variables will be available the next time you open a terminal.

----- Execution -----

Open a terminal.

Run "gdax-trading-bot" to start the execution of the program.

Press Ctrl + C to exit.

----- Donations -----

Please consider making a donation to the following bitcoin address (BTC):

1KNcZ1z3yuEK1hF27y53MyjJSZsPUYz3Ty

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Details for GDAX Trading Bot

LicenseGPL-3.0+
Last updated2 November 2018

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