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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Collaborating in QuantConnect

General tab of the Project section in the IDE

Collaborating is a powerful feature of QuantConnect which allows up to 10 team members to work on a project at the same time. This can be useful when a team of specialists collaborates to build a great strategy. The project creator holds the master copy of the project and can add team members and control […]

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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Introducing The Co-Pilot: Your Coding Companion

The Co-Pilot

We’re happy to announce the release of the Co-Pilot (C# only); a rich automated documentation generator built to give you relevant hints while you’re building your strategy. With deep API’s it is impossible to memorize all the methods available; and time consuming to constantly search the documentation. As a coding companion, the co-pilot can inspect […]

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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

    How do I use the API File Provider?

    Ensuring a high data quality is one of the hardest parts of setting reliable backtesting. There are many challenges to ensuring your data is in the right format, free of errors or omissions and historically accurate. We’ve tried to address this for you by opening the LEAN Data Library and letting you download our data. […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Free Streaming Live Data with IEX – LEAN Release Notes v2.3.0.3

    This release adds the IEXDataQueueHandler allowing LEAN users to stream free US equity trades to their strategy; along with numerous bug fixes to the OANDA and FXCM brokerage implementations. Additional regression algorithms were added to automate testing of daily data algorithms. The Interactive Brokers connection logic was also made more intelligent to fail quickly when […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Generic Data Sourcing and Caching – Release Notes v2.3.0.2

    This release adds a generic data sourcing feature along with abstraction of the data caching. This allows different configurations to be setup independent of physical files. In addition there were dozens ofbugs fixes in LEAN to improve its stability and consistency across backtesting and live trading. There were no breaking changes in regression tests or […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Release Notes – LEAN v2.3.0.1

    This release fixed minor bugs in LEAN to improve its stability and consistency across backtesting and live trading. There were no breaking changes in regression tests or the API of LEAN. Features Update AlgoSeek data converter to accept input file mask to only convert specific source files. Added IsAssignable to detect assignment orders in backtesting*. […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Release Notes – LEAN v2.3.0.0

    This release made significant changes to the core of LEAN. Options and futures asset classes were added, and the datafeed extended to support their datatype. Hundreds of bugs were fixed and additional converter tools were added to help port the raw data provider files into LEAN format. MorningStar fundamental analysis was also added. This release […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Options and Futures Trading on QuantConnect

    We are very excited to announce the beta launch of options and futures trading on QuantConnect! Through the open-source platform LEAN, algorithmic trading has never been so accessible to investors. The new asset classes tie into our existing offering of Equities, FOREX and CFD products bringing us to a total of five asset classes. We […]

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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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    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 […]