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o.k. to place orders in before_trading_start?

The attached backtest shows that orders can be placed in before_trading_start.

However, per the help page:

before_trading_start(context, data)

Optional. Called daily prior to the open of market. Orders cannot be placed inside this method. The primary purpose of this method is to use Pipeline to create a set of securities that your algorithm will use.

So maybe something was intentionally changed in Q2? Or is this a bug?

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Backtest from to with initial capital
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Returns 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Alpha 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Beta 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Sharpe 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Sortino 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Volatility 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Max Drawdown 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
# Backtest ID: 571d31f51952ff0f77d9f5b3
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Hi Grant, this is a bug. Nice find :) We're working on a fix now.

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