Backtrader, a Python backtesting and trading framework

After looking at zipline, another backtesting framework, I thought it would make sense to take a look at some other options in the open source community for backtesting and trading. The next framework to investigate is backtrader, an open source project that aims to provide tooling for backtesting and live trading algorithmic strategies. I'll use … Continue reading Backtrader, a Python backtesting and trading framework

Zipline, an open source backtesting library from Quantopian

Developing an algorithmic trading strategy is a challenging process, with many factors to consider. One part of the process in developing a strategy is to measure its performance using historical data in what is called a backtest. It can be very helpful is to have a decent library that abstracts away some of the challenging … Continue reading Zipline, an open source backtesting library from Quantopian