Join the 80,000 other DTN customers who enjoy the fastest, most reliable data available. There is no better value than DTN!

(Move your cursor to this area to pause scrolling)




"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
"Can I get another account from you? I am tired of ******* going down so often" - Comment from George
"I used to have *******, but they are way more money for the same thing. I have had no probs with data from DTN since switching over." - Comment from Public Forum Post
"Excellent datafeed !!!" - Comment from Arely
"I cannot believe what a difference it makes trading with ProphetX!" - Comment from Bruce in Los Angeles
"There is no doubt that IQFeed is the best data provider. I am very satisfied with your services. And IQFeed is the only one that I would recommend to my friends. Now, most of them are using your product in China." - Comment from Zhezhe
"I've been using Neoticker RT with IQFeed for two months, and I'm very happy with both of the products (I've had IQFeed for two years with very few complaints). The service from both companies is exceptional." - Comment from Public Forum
"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
"I ran your IQFeed DDE vs. my broker vs. a level II window for some slow-moving options. I would see the level II quote change, then your feed update instantaneously. My broker's DDE, however, would take as much as 30 seconds to update. I am not chasing milliseconds, but half a minute is unacceptable." - Comment from Rob
"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
Home  Search  Register  Login  Blogs Recent Posts

Information on DTN's Industries:
DTN Oil & Gas | DTN Trading | DTN Agriculture | DTN Weather
Follow DTN_IQFeed on Twitter
DTN.IQ/IQFeed on Twitter
DTN News and Analysis on Twitter
Viewing User Profile for: homie70
About Contact
Joined: Aug 12, 2018 02:46 AM
Last Post: Dec 4, 2018 02:07 AM
Last Visit: Dec 7, 2018 01:27 AM
Website:  
Location:
Occupation:
Interests:
Avatar:
AIM:
ICQ:
MSN IM:
Yahoo IM:
Post Statistics
homie70 has contributed to 5 posts out of 18850 total posts (0.03%) in 123 days (0.04 posts per day).

20 Most recent posts:
IQFeed Developer Support » Get underlying for a futures option Dec 4, 2018 02:07 AM (Total replies: 0)

Hi,

every option has an underlying. For index or equity options it is always the same. But for future options that changes with time due to the expiry of futures.

Therefore my question: Is it possible for a certain futures option to get the information about the ticker of the corresponding underlying through the IQfeed API, please?

Thank you

IQFeed Developer Support » Update message format for index options Aug 15, 2018 01:32 AM (Total replies: 1)

Sorry for the typos.

To clarify:

When I look into the documentation, it does not MATCH my update message format (e.g. there are much less fields in the update message I receive than the number of fields which are shown in the documentation regarding Update/Message Summary Format).

EDIT:
I just saw in the documentation that one can request Fieldnames...
and further that I probably receive the default field set (that would match much closer to the update messages I receive).
I am going to test further later and come back regarding this. Thank you

IQFeed Developer Support » Update message format for index options Aug 14, 2018 01:16 PM (Total replies: 1)

Hello,

To use the individual option data, I guess I would have to split the update message line.

But when I look into the documentation, it does not much my update message format. Probably, there are some differences for index/equity option data.

I attach a screenshot and I have marked in yellow what I think are the bid and ask price, respectively. But for my further development, it would be really good if I'd know the meaning of every comma separated field. Is this somewhere documented or could you give the field information, please.

Many thx

IQFeed Developer Support » Questions regarding option chain requesting Aug 14, 2018 12:29 PM (Total replies: 6)

@altmany

Thx for the welcome!
And even more thx for the very helpful reply.

1. Thanks to your suggestion, I could get finally a somehow satisfying option chain request for expirations further out in the future (SPX till Sep 2019).

2. I kindly ask the DTN support to replace the mentioned GOOG option chain request example in the documentation with an output that is correct and makes sense...

Cheers

IQFeed Developer Support » Questions regarding option chain requesting Aug 12, 2018 03:02 AM (Total replies: 6)

Hi,

I just started to get used to the IQfeed API.

Regarding the retrieving of option chains for an index or equities, respectively, I have some questions:

1. How am I able to get options chains for following years. E.g. when I try to get SPX option chain data buy using the command (CEO,SPX.XO,pc,ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX,,1,2,1,0\r\n),
I just get data for 2018 option chains. And in the documentation I cannot see that there would be a field for YEAR (as it is a parameter in the future option chain request)

2. In the documentation for option chains, there is an example for the ticker GOOG (former Alphabet ticker) which I do not understand, because in the example result in the documentation does not show a strike?

Help is appreciated.


Time: Wed December 12, 2018 9:37 PM CFBB v1.2.0 15 ms.
© AderSoftware 2002-2003