Execution flow of WealthScripts in realtime ?
Author: zanek
Creation Date: 8/21/2009 12:14 AM
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zanek

#1
Eugene/Cone,

I checked the programming guide but could not find an answer to this question. Do either of you know how the Wealthscript programs are run in realtime ? By that, I mean, does WLP call Execute() on every bar in realtime while the market is open ?

My assumption is that it calls Execute() within my class for every bar, I iterate through the last N bars (in a for loop) from the past up to the present, and then signal WLP to buy or sell. Is the flow of that correct ?

I guess I could test this easily by creating a unique file during Paper testing when the market is open , right after Execute() is called, but I figured I would ask.

Thanks in advance !
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Eugene

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zanek,

WL5, like its predecessor, calls Execute() when the current bar closes and a new bar starts.