Data connections enable the platform to import historical and real time market data from various data providers. The platform supports the following data feeds: historical tick data (last, bid and ask), historical minute data, historical daily data (EOD), historical fundamentals data, streaming news data, streaming level 1 data and streaming level 2 data.


Each desktop / portfolio supports only one active data connection at a time.


Supported Data Providers


Name

Assets

Tick History

Minute History

EOD History

Fundamentals

News

Level 1

Level 2

Website

IQFeed


Highly Recommended

Equities


Futures


Forex

180 days back

Equities/Futures/Indexes: from May 2007


Eminis: from Sep 2005


Forex: from Feb 2005



Indexes: from 1929


US Equities: from 1994


Forex: from 1993


US Futures: from 1959


London Equities: from 1985

US Equities

Benzinga Pro


RTTnews.com


PR Newswire


Business Wire


Others


Yes

Yes

https://www.iqfeed.net

Interactive Brokers

Equities


Futures


Forex

None

Up to 5 years but very slow to import due to limitations imposed by IB

Over 10 years in most cases, depending on the exchange

Yes

Multiple News Providers

Yes, but sampled

Yes

https://www.interactivebrokers.com

FXCM

Forex

Yes, but very slow to import due to limitations imposed by FXCM. You can buy the FXCM Tick Data Downloader to quick download data

Up to 10 years back

Up to 10 years back

No

No

Yes

No

https://www.fxcm.com

ASCII

Equities


Futures


Forex

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

No

No

No

No


Free Servers

Equities


Futures


Forex

No

Limited, 10-14 days for some symbols

From 1960, depending on exchange. Edit the connection and enter a Quandl API key for futures and forex data

No

No

No

No