Derek Melchin




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Created May 6, 2020
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Created Jun 23, 2020
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Created Jul 17, 2020
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Created Oct 7, 2020


3rd year Computer Science and Finance Student at the University of Lethbridge. Competitor in the 2020 Rotman International Trading Competition. Quantitative Developer Intern at QuantConnect.


Derek left a comment on Local backtesting

"Hi Quanter,(1) Fundamental data is only available for free when backtesting on our web platform. To ..."

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Derek left a comment on Filtering Companies with Positive Earnings History...

"Hi Christian,Universe selection does not run during the warm-up period. Since fundamental data is ga..."

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Derek left a comment on OptionStrategies - Limit Orders

"Hi VamsiG,Yes, we need to figure the limit prices on each of the legs.Currently orders need to be pl..."

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Derek left a comment on Dropbox file/folder settings for custom data

"Hi Marin,I was unable to reproduce this issue. Please attach a backtest that demonstrates the issue ..."

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Derek left a comment on Earnings data in OnData

"Hi Mislav,(1) The technique used to warm up an indicator depends on the algorithm. In this use case,..."

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