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Crypto-currencies backtest

Dear Sirs,

Can I run backtest on Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple?

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Cryptocurrency trading (eg Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple) is not currently directly supported as a tradable security on Quantopian. There has been talk of several ETFs which could be traded to track Cryptocurrencies but none have been approved by the SEC as of the writing of this post. Additionally, to have an algo allowed in the contest it must trade within the QTradableStocksUS universe (which is US stocks).

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There's actually a way to backtest now. I think this may be helpful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shvRlciJlZ0&t=2s

Thanks for linking Jon. I watched the video and it looks really interesting! Do you know where can I sign up?

There is Chris, you can head over directly to https://sandbox.crix.io/ to sign up. Let me know if you have any other queries around this

hey
I think you can find in on QuantVan
www.quantvan.com