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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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    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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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Report Generator Improvements, .Net Core Migration – Release Notes v10575-v10864

    This release was another big one in moving our system over to .Net Core format to grant you access to the newest and best tools that have been added to C#. Also included in this release are changes to our report generator, now any report you run on a backtest will include an estimated capacity […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Using QuantConnect to Automate Investing Strategies: Chacon Diaz and Di Virgilio Wealth Management

    Started in 2009, Chacon Diaz & Di Virgilio Wealth Management is a fiduciary firm in Gainesville, Fla. With roughly $100 million dollars in AUM, their firm was originally constructed to use a mix of highly liquid passive and actively-managed investments across asset classes such as US and international equities and bonds, real estate, and commodities. […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Providing Bond University Students With Real-Life Quantitative Trading Experience

    At QuantConnect, we’re always interested in how our users are deploying our institutional-grade technology. 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. At Bond University in Queensland, Australia, students in Rand Low’s and Bruce Vanstone’s Financial Trading Systems […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Living Out Our Ideals: How We Continue to Put the Quant First

    Over the course of the past year, QuantConnect welcomed significant growth. Our Quant Community grew by 45% in 2020 alone, and we opened our Alpha Streams marketplace to everyone. This, along with our recently launched Organizations layer, has allowed us to continue to address new users as well as helping current ones scale and grow […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    .Net Core Migration, Github Actions CI, New Python Packages – Release Notes v10339-v10574

    This release is a big update for LEAN, we’re marching towards .NET Core support with the migration of our projects to .NET Core format. We’re still a few weeks away from being ready but we’re optimistic Core will bring a speed up and better cross-platform compatibility. We’ve integrated with the new Github Actions CI system […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    Democratizing Finance Before It Was Cool: Opening Our Market For Alpha

    Our mission at QuantConnect is to democratize quantitative finance and empower individuals: we do this by providing institutional-grade trading tools to all levels of quantitative traders. We have seen firsthand in the past few weeks — with r/WallStreetBets-inspired retail trading influx — that the retail trader is incredibly powerful, and we want to continue to […]