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const Alexa = require('ask-sdk-core');
const Alpaca = require('@alpacahq/alpaca-trade-api');
const keyId = "KEY_ID_HERE";
const secretKey = "SECRET_KEY_HERE";
const stock_dict = [
{"abbVie": "ABBV"},
{"apple": "AAPL"},
{"activision blizzard": "ATVI"},
{"ak steel": "AKS"},
{"alibaba": "BABA"},
{"alphabet": "GOOGL"},
{"amazon": "AMZN"},
{"amd": "AMD"},
{"aphria": "APHA"},
{"at&t": "T"},
{"acb": "ACB"},
{"bank of america": "BAC"},
{"berkshire hathaway": "BRK.B"},
{"beyond meat": "BYND"},
{"bilibili": "BILI"},
{"boeing": "BA"},
{"canopy growth": "CGC"},
{"cara therapeutics": "CARA"},
{"catalyst pharmaceuticals": "CPRX"},
{"chesapeake energy": "CHK"},
{"cisco": "CSCO"},
{"coca-cola": "KO"},
{"corbus pharmaceuticals": "CRBP"},
{"costco": "COST"},
{"crispr": "CRSP"},
{"cronos group": "CRON"},
{"cvs": "CVS"},
{"denbury": "DNR"},
{"disney": "DIS"},
{"dropbox": "DBX"},
{"enphase energy": "ENPH"},
{"etfmg alternative harvest": "MJ"},
{"facebook": "FB"},
{"fitbit": "FIT"},
{"ford": "F"},
{"gE": "GE"},
{"global x robotics & artificial intelligence etf": "BOTZ"},
{"glu mobile": "GLUU"},
{"gm": "GM"},
{"gopro": "GPRO"},
{"groupon": "GRPN"},
{"hexo": "HEXO"},
{"intel": "INTC"},
{"iqiyi": "IQ"},
{"jd dot com": "JD"},
{"johnson and johnson": "JNJ"},
{"jpmorgan chase": "JPM"},
{"kraft foods": "KHC"},
{"luckin coffee": "LK"},
{"lyft": "LYFT"},
{"micron technology": "MU"},
{"microsoft": "MSFT"},
{"neptune wellness": "NEPT"},
{"netflix": "NFLX"},
{"new residential investment": "NRZ"},
{"nike": "NKE"},
{"nintendo": "Nintendo"},
{"nio": "NIO"},
{"nokia": "NOK"},
{"nvidia": "NVDA"},
{"paypal": "PYPL"},
{"pfizer": "PFE"},
{"pg&e": "PCG"},
{"pinterest": "PINS"},
{"plug power": "PLUG"},
{"qualcomm": "QCOM"},
{"roku": "ROKU"},
{"salesforce": "CRM"},
{"shopify": "SHOP"},
{"sirius xm": "SIRI"},
{"snap": "SNAP"},
{"sony": "SNE"},
{"southwest airlines": "LUV"},
{"spdr s&p 500 etf": "SPY"},
{"spotify": "SPOT"},
{"sprint": "S"},
{"square": "SQ"},
{"starbucks": "SBUX"},
{"stitch fix": "SFIX"},
{"sunpower": "SPWR"},
{"target": "TGT"},
{"tencent": "TCEHY"},
{"tesla": "TSLA"},
{"teva pharmaceutical": "TEVA"},
{"tilray": "tlry"},
{"twilio": "twlo"},
{"twitter": "twtr"},
{"uber": "UBER"},
{"under armour": "UAA"},
{"vanguard s&p 500 etf": "VOO"},
{"vanguard total stock market etf": "VTI"},
{"verizon": "VZ"},
{"viking therapeutics": "VKTX"},
{"visa": "V"},
{"vivint solar": "VSLR"},
{"walmart": "WMT"},
{"yeti": "YETI"},
{"zynga": "ZYNGA"}
const LaunchRequestHandler = {
canHandle(handlerInput) {
return Alexa.getRequestType(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'LaunchRequest';
handle(handlerInput) {
const speakOutput = 'The Alpaca skill has been initiated. Tell me to do something!';
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
const MarketOrderIntentHandler = {
// Triggers when user invokes a market order
canHandle(handlerInput) {
return Alexa.getRequestType(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'IntentRequest'
&& Alexa.getIntentName(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'MarketOrderIntent';
async handle(handlerInput) {
// Get user inputs and declare the Alpaca object
const slots = handlerInput.requestEnvelope.request.intent.slots;
const api = new Alpaca({
keyId: keyId,
secretKey: secretKey,
paper: true
/// Format inputs
let input_stock = slots['stock'].value.toLowerCase()
let stock = ""
for(let i = 0; i < stock_dict.length; i++) {
if(stock_dict[i][input_stock]) {
stock = stock_dict[i][input_stock]
if(stock == "") {
stock = input_stock.split(" ").join("").split(".").join("").toUpperCase()
let valid_stock = false
for(let j = 0; j < stock_dict.length; j++) {
for(let key in stock_dict[j]) {
if(stock_dict[j][key] == stock) {
valid_stock = true
if(!valid_stock) {
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
.speak(`Error: Invalid stock. Stock ${stock} is not able to be traded.`)
if(slots['side'].value == "by") slots['side'].value = "buy";
// Submit the market order using the Alpaca trading api
let resp = await api.createOrder({
symbol: stock,
qty: parseInt(slots['quantity'].value),
side: slots['side'].value,
type: 'market',
time_in_force: "day",
}).then((resp) => {
return `Market order of ${slots['side'].value}, ${slots['quantity'].value}, ${stock.split("").join(", ")}, day, sent.`;
}).catch((err) => {
return `Error: ${err.error.message}`;
}).then((resp) => {
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
// Send verbal response back to user
return resp;
// Out-of-box handlers
const HelpIntentHandler = {
canHandle(handlerInput) {
return Alexa.getRequestType(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'IntentRequest'
&& Alexa.getIntentName(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'AMAZON.HelpIntent';
handle(handlerInput) {
const speakOutput = 'Here are some of the things you can ask for: market orders, limit orders, account info, listing positions.';
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
const CancelAndStopIntentHandler = {
canHandle(handlerInput) {
return Alexa.getRequestType(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'IntentRequest'
&& (Alexa.getIntentName(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'AMAZON.CancelIntent'
|| Alexa.getIntentName(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'AMAZON.StopIntent');
handle(handlerInput) {
const speakOutput = 'Alpaca skill is closing. Goodbye!';
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
const SessionEndedRequestHandler = {
canHandle(handlerInput) {
return Alexa.getRequestType(handlerInput.requestEnvelope) === 'SessionEndedRequest';
handle(handlerInput) {
// Any cleanup logic goes here.
return handlerInput.responseBuilder.getResponse();
// Generic error handling to capture any syntax or routing errors. If you receive an error
// stating the request handler chain is not found, you have not implemented a handler for
// the intent being invoked or included it in the skill builder below.
const ErrorHandler = {
canHandle() {
return true;
handle(handlerInput, error) {
const speakOutput = "Error occurred. Please try again.";
return handlerInput.responseBuilder
// The SkillBuilder acts as the entry point for your skill, routing all request and response
// payloads to the handlers above. Make sure any new handlers or interceptors you've
// defined are included below. The order matters - they're processed top to bottom.
exports.handler = Alexa.SkillBuilders.custom()
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