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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Automating Alpha: Learn how our funds and trading firms unlock market insights

In our new blog series, Automating Alpha, we interview the quantitative trading firms and hedge funds that subscribe to our Alpha Streams project. In our first installment, CEO Jared Broad sat down with Chris Udy, CEO of Tibra, a quantitative research and investment group.

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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals

Since we were founded in 2011, QuantConnect has strived to empower individuals. It has been built into our core motto “Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals”. We are motivated to provide powerful investment opportunities for investors and the best technology possible available for quants. It is a difficult challenge but one we push through every day. Some […]

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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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    Stefano Raggi

    Stefano Raggi

    Senior Engineer

    R-Support, Visual Studio Integration, Python Updates – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.1

    This release adds R-support to LEAN; allowing you to run R-code from your LEAN C# algorithms. This makes the R statistics libraries available for use in QuantConnect. Additionally a community member contributed a plugin for Visual Studio which uses the QuantConnect API to perform file editing tasks and deploy backtests. Additionally this release extends Python […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Python Library Support – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.0

    This release adds full python support to enable using common python libraries in your algorithm.It is implemented using the PythonNet library which allows importing C# classes into python and vice versa. The new python algorithms are fully supported in local and cloud trading. There are some minor API adjustments to use the new library but […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Tracking and Managing Orders

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    Tracking and managing orders is an important piece of an automated trading strategy. In this video tutorial we demonstrate the QuantConnect API and how to use order management methods in your algorithm.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Scheduled Events

    Scheduled events allow you to trigger code blocks for execution at specific times according to rules you set. This feature helps coordinate your algorithm activities and perform analysis at regular intervals; while letting the trading engine take care of market holidays. The scheduling is set with two rules: the DateRules and TimeRules classes. The schedule […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Desktop Charting with LEAN

    Desktop charting with LEAN

    With a few configuration changes you can get desktop charting in LEAN with a HTML5 interface very similar to the one you see in QuantConnect.com. This gives you better visual feedback on your strategy and allows you to improve faster. This tutorial guides you through configuring a desktop charting environment with LEAN. Local charting (and […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Collaborating in QuantConnect

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    Collaborating is a powerful feature of QuantConnect which allows up to 10 team members to work on a project at the same time. This can be useful when a team of specialists collaborates to build a great strategy. The project creator holds the master copy of the project and can add team members and control […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Introducing The Co-Pilot: Your Coding Companion

    We’re happy to announce the release of the Co-Pilot (C# only); a rich automated documentation generator built to give you relevant hints while you’re building your strategy. With deep API’s it is impossible to memorize all the methods available; and time consuming to constantly search the documentation. As a coding companion, the co-pilot can inspect […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    How do I use the API File Provider?

    Ensuring a high data quality is one of the hardest parts of setting reliable backtesting. There are many challenges to ensuring your data is in the right format, free of errors or omissions and historically accurate. We’ve tried to address this for you by opening the LEAN Data Library and letting you download our data. […]