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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

Powered By LEAN: Abbington Investment Group

In the next edition of our Powered By LEAN blog series, we feature Charles (Chuck) Waite, Chief Technology Officer of boutique independent wealth management and investment management firm Abbington Investment Group. Chuck spent some time with our CEO Jared Broad to discuss his firm’s investing strategy, how QuantConnect simplifies their operations & much more! Broad: What’s […]

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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

LEAN’s Tear Sheet – The LEAN Report Creator

We’re happy to share that we’ve created a new backtest tear sheet creation tool, which comes with LEAN. The LEAN Report Creator is generated from backtesting-result objects and allows you to quickly create polished, professional-grade reports for each backtest (see a full example report generated by LRC). Our hope is that you can use these […]

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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

    Powered By LEAN: DropShot Capital

    As an open-source community, we can stretch to the limits of where our members take us. That’s why we’re launching our newest blog series, Powered By LEAN, that tells the stories of the hedge funds that are using QuantConnect and running on LEAN, our proprietary trading engine. LEAN offers many benefits to funds, including it’s […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Automating Alpha: Learn how our funds and trading firms unlock market insights

    In our new blog series, Automating Alpha, we interview the quantitative trading firms and hedge funds that subscribe to our Alpha Streams project. In our first installment, CEO Jared Broad sat down with Chris Udy, CEO of Tibra, a quantitative research and investment group.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals

    Since we were founded in 2011, QuantConnect has strived to empower individuals. It has been built into our core motto “Democratizing Finance, Empowering Individuals”. We are motivated to provide powerful investment opportunities for investors and the best technology possible available for quants. It is a difficult challenge but one we push through every day. Some […]

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    Stefano Raggi

    Senior Engineer

    R-Support, Visual Studio Integration, Python Updates – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.1

    This release adds R-support to LEAN; allowing you to run R-code from your LEAN C# algorithms. This makes the R statistics libraries available for use in QuantConnect. Additionally a community member contributed a plugin for Visual Studio which uses the QuantConnect API to perform file editing tasks and deploy backtests. Additionally this release extends Python […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Python Library Support – LEAN Release Notes v2.4.0.0

    This release adds full python support to enable using common python libraries in your algorithm.It is implemented using the PythonNet library which allows importing C# classes into python and vice versa. The new python algorithms are fully supported in local and cloud trading. There are some minor API adjustments to use the new library but […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Tracking and Managing Orders

    Tracking and managing orders is an important piece of an automated trading strategy. In this video tutorial we demonstrate the QuantConnect API and how to use order management methods in your algorithm.

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Scheduled Events

    Scheduled events allow you to trigger code blocks for execution at specific times according to rules you set. This feature helps coordinate your algorithm activities and perform analysis at regular intervals; while letting the trading engine take care of market holidays. The scheduling is set with two rules: the DateRules and TimeRules classes. The schedule […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Desktop Charting with LEAN

    With a few configuration changes you can get desktop charting in LEAN with a HTML5 interface very similar to the one you see in QuantConnect.com. This gives you better visual feedback on your strategy and allows you to improve faster. This tutorial guides you through configuring a desktop charting environment with LEAN. Local charting (and […]