The Hummingbot Blog

Posts about market making, algorithmic trading, and decentralized finance

The Hummingbot origin story: why we decided to build an open source market making bot

Here's the story of how we created one of the first tokenized hedge funds, shut it down after reaching an SEC settlement, and are now…


Yingdan Liang

March 8, 2019 · 12 min read

How I started crypto trading | Interview #2

Welcome to the 2nd interview of this series. In this post, we will introduce Soham who is a business analyst by day and passionate crypto…


Yingdan Liang

February 25, 2019 · 8 min read

How I started crypto trading | Interview #1

Welcome to our new interview series How I Started Crypto Trading ! This is a series of short interviews that feature crypto traders with…


Yingdan Liang

February 14, 2019 · 3 min read

The thin crust of liquidity: why crypto needs more market makers

Eric Noll was getting frustrated. It was November 2011, and the senior Nasdaq executive was struggling to explain to a mostly disinterested…


Michael Feng

January 30, 2019 · 10 min read

A non-technical crypto trader's guide to python and algo trading

In our previous post, we put together some helpful trading and finance-related resources for developers who want to dip their toes into…


Yingdan Liang

January 29, 2019 · 7 min read

A developer's guide to crypto algo trading

Table of Contents Mental prep Overview of trading strategies Technical analysis Arbitrage Market making How to choose which pairs to trade…


Yingdan Liang

January 18, 2019 · 9 min read

Crypto trading bots in 2019: how easy are they to use?

A great user experience (UX) is important for any product, but especially for one that automatically trades your hard-earned money, like a…


Yingdan Liang

January 10, 2019 · 10 min read

Hummingbot is open-source software, freely available for anyone to use however they please. Hummingbot is accessible through a desktop client app, similar to interacting with an Ethereum or Bitcoin node. Users of Hummingbot must themselves ensure that the actions they are performing are compliant with the laws in all applicable jurisdictions and must acknowledge that others’ use of Hummingbot may not be compliant. Users of Hummingbot do so at their own risk.

CoinAlpha, Inc. is not a financial intermediary. CoinAlpha, Inc. never knows any of Hummingbot users’ private keys or identifying information. CoinAlpha, Inc. cannot recover a Hummingbot user’s lost private keys or reverse actions performed using Hummingbot.

Hummingbot is open-source software, freely available for anyone to use however they please. Hummingbot is accessible through a desktop client app, similar to interacting with an Ethereum or Bitcoin node. Users of Hummingbot must themselves ensure that the actions they are performing are compliant with the laws in all applicable jurisdictions and must acknowledge that others’ use of Hummingbot may not be compliant. Users of Hummingbot do so at their own risk.

CoinAlpha, Inc. is not a financial intermediary. CoinAlpha, Inc. never knows any of Hummingbot users’ private keys or identifying information. CoinAlpha, Inc. cannot recover a Hummingbot user’s lost private keys or reverse actions performed using Hummingbot.