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"I have to tell you though that using the IQFeed API is about the easiest and cleanest I have seen for some time." - Comment from Jim
"Version 188.8.131.52 has been working well for me and I appreciate that it is now a much tighter client to work with. I feel I can go to press with my own application and rely on a stable platform" - Comment from David in IA.
"With HUGE volume on AAPL and RIMM for 2 days, everyone in a trading room was whining about freezes, crashes and lag with *******, RealTick, TS and Cyber. InvestorRT with IQFeed was rock solid. I mean SOLID!" - Comment from Public IRC Chat
"My broker in Davenport suggested I give you a try as he uses your service and says its the best." - Comment from Bill via RT Chat
"IQ feed is brilliant. The support is mind-bending. What service!" - Comment from Public Forum Post
"You have an excellent product !!!!!!" - Comment from Arely
"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
"Can I get another account from you? I am tired of ******* going down so often" - Comment from George
"I am enjoying the feed very much - so superior to the broker provided feed I was previously using." - Comment from George
"IQ feed works very well, does not have all of the normal interruptions I have grown used to on *******" - Comment from Mark
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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