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Security API

A Security variable represents a stock, option, index or ETF with properties containing real-time market pricing, greeks and other analytics. Security variables are defined by adding an item to the strategy's Watchlist or can be defined in the wake event with code. See the $data API for details about defining security variables with code.

You can use $log to inspect a security variable in the Alta5 Console:

Properties on a Security variable, such as the bid, ask or last, are streamed from the market in real-time and will always have the latest up-to-date value.

All Securities

Equity and Index