Author Topic: 2 portfolios on PTL account  (Read 1601 times)

Igor Vier

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2 portfolios on PTL account
« on: May 23, 2018, 03:36:07 pm »
Hello, is it possible to trade 2 portfolios on 2 different accounts (one live, another paper)? Can I use for that purpose single PTL application and single IB Gateway, or I should do that in different applications (PTL + IB Gateway for live account and another PTL + IB Gateway for paper account).
Thanks a lot for your answer. 

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Re: 2 portfolios on PTL account
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 03:38:57 pm »
Hi Igor,

yes, it is possible, but you have to use two different IB GW instances (one for live account, the other one for paper account). Then you need to run two separate instances of PTL Trader, and connect the first one to the live IB GW and the second one to the paper IB GW.

I tried this setup once and there was some problem running two separate instances of IB GW on a single machine. So it is possible you need two (virtual or physical) computers to run this setup.

Try it for yourself.

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Re: 2 portfolios on PTL account
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2018, 01:15:47 am »
Thanks for your answer.
I've installed PTL and IB Gateway on new VPS, but for new paper account I can see Pair trade history of real account.
Will be any kind of conflict between two PTL portfolios because of that?

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Re: 2 portfolios on PTL account
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2018, 06:46:48 pm »
This is OK, PTL Trader displays unified history of both accounts.