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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

New to QuantConnect: Debugging Now Live in the Algo Lab

We’re excited to announce that debugging is officially live in the Algo Lab. This new tool allows you to place breakpoints in your code, step through, and inspect variable values at different execution stages throughout your algorithm. The tool is accessible from the right side of the terminal in any open project. To help you […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 3: Data Feed, Boot Camp, & Docs

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In this third episode we’re happy to share: More Robust Live Trading! We have implemented a fully redundant, or backup, live ticker plant. This ensures even if one data feed goes down we’ll have a back up instantly ready […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 2: Faster Backtesting, New Boot Camp

    Rebalance is a weekly flash briefing of new features and updates for you, our QC community.  In this second episode we’re happy to share:     Upgraded CPU’s! The backtesting infrastructure was upgraded to 4.0GHz CPU’s for faster backtesting, you should see a 10 percent speed boost for most of your backtesting. Fine fundamental backtesting was optimized […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Now Available on QuantConnect: Improved Crypto Data from CoinAPI.io

    We are excited to share with the community that we’re now working with CoinAPI.io to bring comprehensive cryptocurrency data to our platform. Starting now, our users can access reliable, high-resolution data that will be updated at the end of each day, every day. The crypto markets have continued to mature, which increases the opportunities for […]

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    Sherry Yang

    Sherry Yang

    Rebalance Ep 1: Boot Camp, Reports, & Data

    Welcome to the first episode of QuantConnect’s Weekly Rebalance! In this first episode we’re happy to share: New BootCamp! Checkout our “Buy and Hold with a Trailing Stop” Boot Camp lesson focused on how you’d implement a trailing stop in QuantConnect. New Reports! We’ve redesigned the reports available in the IDE to be more like […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Meet Our QuantCommunity – Stefan Jacholke

    Welcome to the second installment of our “Meet Our QuantCommunity” series. In the previous edition, we spoke with Cheng Peng, a software engineer who creates equity statistical arbitrage algorithms for our Alpha Streams marketplace. In this installment, learn about Stefan Jacholke, a QuantConnect community member with 13 public algorithms. Stefan, who lives in Switzerland but […]

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    Alex Otsu

    Alex Otsu

    IB Gateway Automation

    Last week, we released IBAutomater, a tool that allows you to automate many actions while connecting to Interactive Brokers via the IB Gateway. It is best used with LEAN to fully manage your algorithm portfolio but can be plugged into your own trading system. We created it as a standalone, event-based, version-controlled package for handling […]

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    Alex Otsu

    Alex Otsu

    Algorithm Wizard 2.0

    The Algorithm Lab is now more powerful than ever. We have added baked-in features to promote best practices in hypothesis design and enable more intuitive algorithm development. The layout changes, along with what they mean for your development process, are outlined below. “Create New Algorithm” The options to “Create Framework Algorithm” and “Create Classic Algorithm” […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    QuantConnect Users Can Now Trade on Bitfinex

    We’re pleased to share you can now live-trade with Bitfinex from your QuantConnect account. This integration adds a second crypto brokerage to QuantConnect, giving the community more options for live trading! Since we launched crypto trading in 2017, we have seen a great deal of demand for Bitfinex from our international users who trade crypto […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Live Trading on QuantConnect Now Free for Students

    Education has always been a core value for us at QuantConnect — with all of the intelligent and talented people in our quant community, there is great opportunity to learn from each other as both the platform and user base grow. Today, we’re excited to announce QuantConnect Live Trading is now free for students. All you need to do is simply register with your .edu email address, and you can start trading at no cost.