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QuantyCarlo Announces Version 1.0!

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After a half year of enthusiastic feedback and suggestions from the QuantyCarlo Community of professional option traders, we are proud to announce the release of QuantyCarlo 1.0!  This major upgrade is packed with enhancements and new features, and introduces an all new user interface that allows you to interactively run automated backtests within seconds of installation.  Click here to download the release notes in PDF format. All New User Interface In the past, new users sometimes found … [Read more...]

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Server and Data Updates

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Today we released a QuantyCarlo Server upgrade which fixes a few issues. 1) There has been some inconsistency in the results of end-of-day symbols on the free server. This was due to storing part of the historical data in memory to make loading of symbols faster. The underlying data from one job was somehow affecting the next job to be processed. It was particularly noticeable when calculating TA signals on the underlying price series. 2) The variables log is now functioning properly. When … [Read more...]

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Register for the next QuantyCarlo Education on Tue May 26th

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Larry Richards will host next week's QuantyCarlo Education at Capital Discussions on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:00 U.S. Eastern Time. The class will be recorded if you can't attend live. Discuss this webinar, ask question or make requests for the next webinar in our forums. Register for the next QuantyCarlo Education webinar on May 26th here If you have questions or something you'd like Larry to cover in next week's class, please post your request QuantyCarlo Forums or on this post below. … [Read more...]

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REPLAY: QuantyCarlo Education on April 28, 2015

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Larry Richards, from QuantyCarlo, walked through a trade scenario by establishing a baseline for the trade and then starting to build a trading plan within QuantyCarlo software. Enjoy the replay! Discuss this webinar, ask question or make requests for the next webinar in our forums. Register for the next QuantyCarlo Education webinar on May 12th here … [Read more...]

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Announcing QuantyCarlo Data Viewer

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QuantyCarlo Data Viewer is a free new tool to browse historical option chain data. Users can create a free account and browse up the entire historical database of thousands of underlying symbols, some going back over 10 years, in 15-minutes intervals. QuantyCarlo calculates the Option Greeks and let's users pick which option greeks they want to view. QuantyCarlo data comes primarily from Livevol but other data vendors are used to ensure the highest quality of historical option … [Read more...]

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REPLAY: QuantyCarlo Education #3

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Larry Richards showed a profitable back test of a vertical spread and how he constructed the trade idea and test. He announced a few new tools and features and answered questions from the QuantyCarlo forums and sent to support. Sign up for the next QuantyCarlo Education webinar on April 21st here. … [Read more...]

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Beware of Slippage!

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As you probably well know, each option has a bid and and ask. Simply put, we take the average of these two to get the mid price. Often people think of the mid price as the "market price." But as we traders know, just because you place an order at the mid doesn't mean you will get filled at the mid. Often we get filled at a price that is a bit less favourable than the mid, although there are cases where it also works the other way around. If slippage is non-zero, QuantyCarlo always works to … [Read more...]

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We’re Hiring!

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We are looking for someone with the following traits: - Passionate about options trading - Skilled at building trading algorithms using symbolic logic - Able to design effective and intuitive training materials - Enjoys helping other traders solve algorithmic trading problems If this sounds like you, please send us your resume at support@quantycarlo.com … [Read more...]

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REPLAY: QuantyCarlo Education #1

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Larry Richards held the first QuantyCarlo Education webinar at Capital Discussions earlier this week. Larry answered questions from the QuantyCarlo forums and sent to support. Larry updated everyone on recent updates and upcoming enhancements to QuantyCarlo. Larry then did a walk through of a use case of selling a naked put, including building the trading plan and various tips and tricks of how to use the software. Larry answered many questions during the webinar. … [Read more...]