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Carey OConnor

Carey OConnor

Terminal Link: A Game-Changer

Every QuantConnect initiative has the same goal: empowering quants. We’ve been quietly working on another project that will disrupt the status quo and further that goal. Now we’re excited to announce that QuantConnect has created a plug-in that renders our powerful LEAN engine compatible with the Bloomberg™ Desktop API (DAPI). We call this specific plug-in […]

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Carey OConnor

Carey OConnor

Giving You Options…like SPX, NDX, & VX

QuantConnect is committed to leveling the financial playing field for you. So we’re launching index options and a new options margin model. This allows you to employ the most popular options strategies on SPX (S&P 500), NDX (Nasdaq 100), and VX (the Cboe Volatility Index or VIX) and backtest hedged option strategies. Special shoutout to […]

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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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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Plug and Play Alt Data

    Today, we announced the launch of Datasets, and the end of data onboarding as you know it. QuantConnect Datasets is a true end-to-end integration that allows alternative vendor datasets to be spun up and applied effortlessly, enabling quants to harness a data feed with a single line of code. With Datasets, quants can now go […]

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Building an Algo on Privacy Keywords using TiingoNews

    In the latest installment of Idea Streams, we walk you through how to build and backtest a trading strategy that shorts technology companies that are featured in news articles regarding privacy concerns.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    LEAN CLI for Streamlining Cloud and Local Workflows

    At QuantConnect, we are always looking for ways to improve quants’ experience across all aspects of our platform through timely updates, new features, and responsive quant-support.  To the shared end of making quants lives easier with the best tools, we’ve released LEAN CLI for those quants using, or looking to use, LEAN, the standard-bearer for […]

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #12 – Yield Rates

    Monitor changes in bond yields to avoid market downturns.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #11 – Replicating a Goldman Sachs Index Using Quant Strategies

    Take inspiration from institutional researchers to speed up your development process.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #10 – Buying Bitcoin

    Scale into Bitcoin with dollar-cost averaging to minimize volatility and market impact.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #9 – Seasonal Investing Strategy

    Capture the Christmas rally in consumer cyclical stocks to boost your Sharpe ratio.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #8 – Reducing Portfolio Political Risk Using “Trump Beta”

    Reduce political beta in your portfolio to decrease drawdowns and the variance of returns.