Consensus on data provider?

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Consensus on data provider?

Postby jalexander » 19 Mar 2014

Right now I just have IB with 1 year of historical data, which is no use for backtesting swing strategies.

Is there a consensus on the best or most popular data provider for MC?

Cost is a concern too, since it adds up with MC fee + data + IB data etc etc...

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Re: Consensus on data provider?

Postby sptrader » 19 Mar 2014

DTN IQfeed works great with MC and is reasonably priced- excellent data quality too.
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Re: Consensus on data provider?

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 19 Mar 2014

Hello jalexander,

The amount of hitorical data supplied by each data vendor can be found at the following page: 
https://www.multicharts.com/market-data-feeds/ 

Supported security types for each data vendor: 
https://www.multicharts.com/trading-sof ... rity_types

You can get more historical data from IB by purchasing a booster pack from them.


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