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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Free Live Trading with FXCM

We’re excited to officially announce the integration of QuantConnect with FXCM Brokerage. This integration allows QuantConnect to offer free live trading to FXCM clients, giving tens of thousands of traders access to powerful algorithmic trading technology entirely for free. Free Live Trading Combining the our powerful open source algorithmic trading platform LEAN with the experience […]

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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

    Our Answer to NYSE Eliminating Stop Orders

    From February 26th investors will no longer be able to use Stop or Good Till Cancelled order types on the NYSE, according to a recent press release from Reuters. Typically Stop Market orders are used to place a market order when the stock exceeds a trigger price. On August 24th, 2015 many investors had their […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Thank you for supporting $1 trading

    Were incredibly grateful to have the loyal support and attention of so many highly intelligent and passionate users. Every day we met incredible new people from all over the world, designing sophisticated strategies and it humbles us. Thank you for making QuantConnect awesome!

    We have been blown away by the response in the last few weeks.Since launching the $1 Per Trade offer weve seen a 300% increase in all our user engagement signals: traffic, coding and backtesting.

    Thank you for your trust and time, wewillcontinue working day and night to make QuantConnect better and make your strategy a success!

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    The Future of Quant Trading

    QuantConnect believes algorithmic, quantitative trading will be the primary investment vehicle of the future, and we plan to be the open source, community driven vehicle which makes this future a reality.
    We’re often asked what the differences are between QuantConnect and Quantopian and so we decided to address this question here transparently in a blog. We believe QuantConnect is the only company with the vision and technical ability to execute on the quantitative trading future!

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    $1 Per Trade, It’s a Quant Revolution

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    We’re proud to announce live trading with Tradier Brokerage is now public! In a special offer to QuantConnect users, Tradier Brokerage is offering a limited release of 100 accounts with a flat fee of $1 per trade* with the promo code Quant1. Fees this low on a retail-accessible platform are unparalleled. Robust Modern API In […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Live Trading with Interactive Brokers

    We’re proud to announce the release of automated trading with QuantConnect and Interactive Brokers. Our technology breaks down all the barriers to deploying your own automated live trading strategy and allows you to focus on creating alpha.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Open Source Future of Algorithmic Trading

    The future of finance will be powered by open source algorithmic trading. LEAN algorithmic trading engine enables you to design and backtest a strategy in seconds, with virtually no setup required. LEAN is community supported and 100% open source.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Your Ideal Algorithmic Trading Platform

    Would you like a copy of the QuantConnect source code, so you can code, backtest and trade locally from your computer? You could design and debug strategies from your laptop in Visual Studio, using a local data-source, and then when you’re ready simply deploy it to the cloud to backtest on our entire tick-level data library? You could utilize cloud based optimization to backtest massively in parallel and test your strategy for parameter sensitivity, in minutes…

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Backtesting with a REST API

    We’re deprecating the GIT-API and replaced it with a powerful REST-API that allows you to create, update and backtest projects all via URL. To kick it off we are open sourcing new tools for visual studio that tap into this API and submit a backtest from Visual Studio.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    ‘Lean’ Backtesting Engine v2 Released

    After 8 months development we’ve released a new backtesting engine powering QuantConnect called Lean. It is a complete rewrite of QuantConnect’s core technology that can take a generic time-series data source and run a backtest. We wanted QuantConnect to quickly and easily accept any data source and be able to trade on it as it […]