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Lexie Robinson

Lexie Robinson

Providing Queen’s University Students With Real-Life Quantitative Trading Experience

At QuantConnect, we’re always interested in how our users are deploying our institutional-grade technology across a variety of diverse scenarios. With Organizations, QuantConnect is more flexible and customizable than ever before, allowing you to scale up and down your resource use as your team grows. Ali Masoumnia attends Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and is […]

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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

QuantConnect’s Quant League Winner’s Circle: Laurent Crouzet

We started an Alpha Streams Quant League competition with $1,000 prize pools in March. The challenge for quants is to create algorithms that perform well over a 5-year backtest period, perform well in out-of-sample trading, and reconcile well with their backtests. You can trade any asset class or strategy. As there are funds with many […]

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    Pioneering Tomorrow’s Trading

    QuantConnect provides a free algorithm backtesting tool and financial data so engineers can design algorithmic trading strategies.

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Autocomplete Python Stubs CI, Binance Exchange Integration, LEAN Speed Improvement – LEAN Release Notes v9194-v9449

    In the last 2 weeks the QuantConnect team has been focused on stability and bug fixes. Diving deep into some of the long lingering issues and publishing fixes for the along with additional regression tests to lock in that stability. We also surpassed 10,000 unit tests giving the platform a rock solid foundation for expansion! […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Providing National University of Singapore Students With Real-Life Quantitative Trading Experience

    At QuantConnect, we’re always interested in how our users are deploying our institutional-grade technology across a variety of diverse scenarios. With Organizations, QuantConnect is more flexible and customizable than ever before, allowing you to scale up and down your resource use as your team grows. The National University of Singapore FinTech Lab is a program […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Python Auto-complete, and with Integrated Docker-Local IDE Support with VSCode, PyCharm and Visual Studio. Release notes v9842-v9185

    In this release of updates, we have made substantial changes to improve our local development experience through deep integration of the LEAN Docker containers, along with publishing a research docker container for running your LEAN Research Notebooks locally. These docker containers are completely integrated into VSCode, PyCharm, and Visual Studio allowing you to run backtests […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Values, Security, and Intellectual Property

    Over the years, we have occasionally encountered questions regarding our internal security protocols and access to users’ intellectual property (IP). We recognize that users trust us with their time, money, and oftentimes their financial future when they use our platform. So for both current users and for future ones, I’d like to go into more […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Github Tagging Integration, Docker CI Setup, Upgraded Futures Margins, New Algorithms and Indicators, Update to .net 4.6.2 – LEAN Release Notes v8406-v8943

    This release of updates to LEAN is among one of the biggest yet. With this update, we have been working hard to upgrade your user experience. We upgraded futures margins to improve futures backtesting modelling and behavior, and updated to a newer version of .net (4.6.2). Along with this, we have added LEAN docker files […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Why Funds Should Use QuantConnect to Find Alpha

    In 2019, the hedge fund space contracted for the fifth year in a row. In 2020, new launches have hit lows not seen since the financial crisis and fund liquidations are the highest since the end of 2015. The industry is in crisis. And as a small handful of global mega funds increasingly grow their […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Introducing QuantConnect Organizations

    Today we’re unveiling a new era in power, flexibility, and access for quantitative finance. The QuantConnect Organizations layer allows anyone to harness our platform to launch a quantitative fund, scaling up resources as they grow. Previously, the technical and financial challenges of launching a quantitative fund have stymied new launches, resulting in AUM concentration to […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Is the bailout calling for American Airlines’ reform?

    The total spent on buybacks for each airline across five years (2016-2020) compared to the 2020 bailout dollar amount the airline received. In spring 2020, in response to COVID-19’s impact, the airline industry negotiated for $25bn+ in federal bailout funds. To date, Alaska, Delta, Southwest, American, JetBlue, and United have announced plans to receive funds. The […]