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"I just wanted to let u know that your data feed/service is by far the best!!! Your unfiltered tick data is excellent for reading order flow and none of your competitors delivers this quality of data!" - Comment from Peter via Email
"DTN feed was the only feed that consistently matched Bloomberg feed for BID/ASK data verification work these past years......DTN feed is a must for my supply & demand based trading using Cumulative Delta" - Comment from Public Forum Post
"I've been using IQFeed 4 in a multi-threaded situation for the last week or two on 2600 symbols or so with 100 simultaneous daily charts, and I have had 100% responsiveness." - Comment from Scott
"Just a quick one to say I'm very impressed so far :) The documentation for developers is excellent and I've quickly managed to get an app written to do historical downloads. The system is very robust and pretty quick considering the extent of data that's available. The support guys have been very helpful too, in combination with the forums it's been plain sailing so far!" - Comment from Adam
"IQFeed version 4 is a real screamer compared to anything else I have seen." - Comment from Tom
"The people at Nirvana have very nice things to say about your company and I can see why! Price and service is a potent combination." - Comment from Ed
"And by the way, have to say this. I love the IQFeed software. It's rock solid and it has a really nice API." - Comment from Thomas via RT Chat
"If you are serious about your trading I would not rely on IB data for serious daytrading. Took me a while to justify the cost of IQ Feed and in the end, it's just a 2 point stop on ES. Better safe than sorry" - Comment from Public Forum
"As a past ******* customer(and not a happy one), IQ Feed by DTN is a much better and cheaper product with great customer support. I have had no problems at all since switching over." - Comment from Public Forum
"I'm very glad I switched to IQFeed. It's working perfectly with no lag, even during fast market conditions." - Comment from Andy via Email
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We have released new version of S#.Data (Hydra).
Every version we improve the design and make the Hydra more friendly and powerful:
1. Options support! Hydra now show options desk, volatility (implied and historical). Or can evaluate it uses historical data.
2. Wanna smile? Enjoi!
3. Importing now extremely easy.
We hope the changes will useful for all algorithmic traders, including you. Please do not forget - the software is http://stocksharp.com/products/download/]available for free!
http://stocksharp.com/products/hydra/]Hydra</a> is a free application for downloading and storage of market data.
Hydra supports great choice of market data sources. It this topic will explain how to download the history from most popular sources: IQFeed service.
To begin we tell a little bit about the program interface. After the first start you will see the main window, which prompts you to select the data sources.
Pay attention to the description of each source, if the following is written next to it:
Source is designed to get history data … - then it means the ability to download historical data,
and if the following is written:
Source is designed to get market-data .. - then it means the ability to connect to the real-time data source and one's own history collection. Looking ahead, a similar process is often cheaper than a simple data purchase from a data vendor.
Now select the number of sources and try to get the market data. As such, we propose to use: IQFeed (as a source of real-time data with the maximum number of concurrent subscriptions).
Click the check-boxes in the selected sources.
After you click OK, the program prompts you to enable additional features.
They are well documented in the program itself, so we will not go into a description of each of them.
In order to move forward it will be enough just to click OK without selecting anything in this window. If necessary, you can always restore this setting via the ADD -> Tools button and select the required.
After all the previous procedure, we have got added sources in the left pane, all of which must now be set up.
IQFeed supports a very wide range of parallel subscriptions, as well as a much greater depth of history, both for candles and tick data.
The CandleFromDate parameter is needed to specify the starting date from which you want to download the history in the form of candles.
The TicksFromDate parameter is needed to specify the starting date from which you want to download the history in the form of ticks.
Now, after all the manipulations, you need to understand, and how to work with these data, and what the program can do else. Recall that data is stored in the directory where you downloaded them, but how to see what is a result.
Next, similarly we select Level 1, and then Candles 1 min, but in the window with candles we do not choose the magnifying glass, and Chart button. The results are shown in the figures below
That's the way you can view the data and work with them directly from the program.
We hope our product will help you in trading and development of profitable trading systems.
Edited by stocksharp on Dec 1, 2016 at 04:52 PM
Edited by DTN_Jay_Froscheiser on Dec 1, 2016 at 06:05 PM