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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Shopping Around: Sales Events’ Impact on AMZN, BABA, and XRT

While 2020 has seen plenty of unexpected market-moving events, we’re in the midst of one that at least has reliable calendar dates: the holiday shopping season. With COVID-19 having both impacting consumer spending expectations to the downside and accelerated the adoption of e-commerce platforms as people avoid in-person shopping, attention on listed companies operating in […]

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    IBrokerage Currency Improvements, New Notebook API Support, Options Backtesting Enhancements – Release Notes v9464-v9760

    LEAN v9464-v9760 unlocks key live trading functionality for accounts with non-USD base currencies, to better serve our global clients. We’ve streamlined harnessing the QuantConnect API in the Jupyter Research environment to analyze backtests and projects with ease. We made improved options backtesting for better out-of-the-money assignment messaging.  Features  OptionChain and OptionContract improvements (Github | Docker)  […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Providing University of Chicago 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 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. University of Chicago Masters of Computer Science students can apply their […]

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    Migrating to QuantConnect

    As some may know, on October 29th, Quantopian users received notification the company would be terminating its free community platform on November 14th, leaving users with two weeks to download their code and find another home.  We understand this closure has come suddenly, leaving many quants adrift. While we know not all will migrate to […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Providing University of Washington 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 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. Since 2016, Tim Leung has served as the Director of the […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Recognizing Community Excellence

    Have you ever seen a Forum post that you found really insightful? One that makes you say, “I never thought of that!”? We definitely have, and with the QuantConnect community growing stronger than ever, we wanted to give members a way to recognize each other’s posts for the quality insights they provide. So we’re introducing […]

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    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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    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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    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

    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 […]