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Please note that due to a change in schedule by the exchanges, this change is now scheduled for the weekend of October 1. Please be sure to change your symbols during the weekend of October 1 to ensure you are receiving data October 2.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



In order to improve consistency within our symbology in DTN.IQ and IQFeed, US and Canadian equity warrant symbol formats will be changing effective the weekend of September 16th. The current symbol for warrants will change from having a “+” at the end of the symbol (ie. AIG+), to now ending in “.WS” (ie. AIG.WS). For various classes of stock warrants, the class indicator will follow the “.WS” (ie. BAC.WS.A or BAC.WS.B instead of the current symbols of BAC+A or BAC+B).

If you are watching any warrants from US or Canadian markets, please be sure to change your symbols during the weekend of September 16th to continue receiving data. If you have any questions, please contact our support group at 800-779-7299, support@iqfeed.net or chat with us by visiting our website at www.iqfeed.net.

Some additional Examples of the symbol changes:
US Equity Warrants:
DYN+ --> DYN.WS
DYN+A --> DYN.WS.A
JPM+ --> JPM.WS

Canadian Equity Warrants:
C.NDM+ --> C.NDM.WS
C.NDM+A --> C.NDM.WS.A
C.NDM+B --> C.NDM.WS.B


Edited by DTN_Jay_Froscheiser on Sep 6, 2017 at 04:24 PM


Based on customer feedback, effective this evening we will be changing the roll rule for @GF (Feeder Cattle) contracts to roll 2 weeks prior to expiration. This will provide continuation chart data that will more closely follow volume/OI on this contract.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



Based on customer feedback, effective this evening we will be changing the roll rule for @LE (Live Cattle), @HE (Lean Hogs) and @LB (Lumber) contracts to roll 2 weeks prior to expiration. This will provide continuation chart data that will more closely follow volume/OI on these contracts.


Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products

Edited by DTN_Jay_Froscheiser on Aug 30, 2017 at 01:27 PM

DTNIQ Client Software Wish List » iqconnect.exe & iqconnect_console.exe Jun 13, 2017 12:53 PM (Total replies: 10)

A cross platform version of IQFeed continues to be on the roadmap. IQFeed will continue to be a GUI based product however as the exchanges continue to tighten their fee structure around non-display applications. While there are users who would like to build non-display applications off our service, you would be required to pay thousands of dollars per month to the exchanges for the privilege. Unless the exchanges change their tune and create more trader friendly fee structures, our plan is to continue providing our display applications in order to provide service to a broader audience.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » Can not connect Jun 11, 2017 08:25 PM (Total replies: 2)

We took the offending server out so you should no longer have any issues. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


Data and Content Support » Midnight Trader Newsfeed Jun 11, 2017 06:46 PM (Total replies: 1)

Yes we do. It is now called "Live briefs Pro Global Markets". Because we now have more global markets such as London Stocks, we upgraded our users to the global feed from MT Newswires.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » Can not connect Jun 11, 2017 06:43 PM (Total replies: 2)

Our engineers are looking into this. It appears a login server is having issues.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



Unfortunately you can't. Your data subscription has a symbol limit and we don't allow users to systematically/programatically scan the market by watching and unwatching symbols. If you need a full market feed, please take a look at our NxCore service at www.nanex.net.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » forex: last always == bid? Apr 16, 2017 09:02 AM (Total replies: 5)

The field "Last", or "Last Trade Price" is always equal to the bid with forex data since forex is a quote only (bid/ask) feed (doesn't report actual trades). IQFeed uses the Last field for historical data. Thus, the historical data is derived from the Bid field.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


DTN.IQ Client Software Support » Error: Unauthorized user ID Apr 3, 2017 04:00 PM (Total replies: 1)

Hey Tony,

You will need the CME S&P Global Indexes (SPG1200.X) and the Dow Jones Indexes (GDOW.X) as those indexes are fee liable regardless of delay. Thus, by adding the service the data will be in real-time.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » the fly on the wall news Mar 28, 2017 09:44 AM (Total replies: 1)

Yes, the news within IQFeed is available as part of the API.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



We provide a professional level of service to our customers as you see by the fast response to your inquiry. It appears you have already tried to hack your way toward using IQFeed in your application, which may be good enough for some of our users. There is no additional cost to doing this other than time and frustration. The level of support we provide to developers is unmatched and is provided for those who can't afford for their software to stop working because they took shortcuts or weren't aware of changes made to the API that could break their code. The API service includes full documentation, sample code, direct support from our development team, notification of changes, and access to pre-production systems or beta versions to allow you time to test your software before we release to the general public. At $360 per year, this should be one of the smallest investments you can make into your trading system.

There is cheap and free data out there. Many have come and gone over the years because they either provided poor service or had a bad financial model. Providing quality service is neither cheap nor easy.

We would love the opportunity to serve your needs and help ensure you have a trading system that will be operational for years to come.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


General Product Announcements » IQFeed/DTN.IQ Price Changes for 2017 Dec 15, 2016 09:01 AM (Total replies: 0)

For nearly 20 years, we've provided successful traders with the most comprehensive service and highest overall value possible. In that spirit, we made the following enhancements during 2016:

  • New fundamental data fields, total volume and open interest data, and macOS support for IQFeed

  • Microsecond precision timestamps for the highest resolution of any comparable data feed

  • Benzinga Pro, a $30/month premium news feed, became part of our base service

  • London Stock Exchange and FTSE Index feeds, plus breadth indicators for UK markets

  • Improved client and server software/hardware to meet ever-growing data needs


Upcoming price increases
To support ongoing improvements, on January 1, 2017, we will increase our base IQFeed and DTN.IQ service fees by $3/month* and our IQFeed API service by $36/year.

Exchange pricing updates
A few exchanges have also announced fee changes for 2017. Please visit www.iqfeed.net and click on fees to learn more.

A quick word of thanks
We appreciate your business and thank you for your continued feedback. Wishing you a healthy and profitable 2017.

New discounted prepaid plans
Save up to 30% (excludes exchanges fees) by switching to a prepaid, non-refundable subscription.
Quarterly = 10% Discount
Annual = 20% Discount
2-Year = 30% Discount

Contact billing at http://www.iqfeed.net/index.cfm?displayaction=support§ion=contact to switch to one of these discounted prepaid subscriptions.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



The following exchanges have announced changes to their end-user exchange fees effective January 1, 2017.

London Stock Exchange Pro Users: $72/mo (increase of $2)
ICE Canada Users: $41/mo (increase of $15)
NYSE GIF Pro Users: $17/mo (increase of $3 - Billed direct by the Exchange)
Euronext All Indices Pro Users: $27/mo (increase of $2)
Safex/JSE Pro Users: $24/mo (increase of $1)

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » API Fee? Nov 22, 2016 06:06 AM (Total replies: 3)

The API is separate from any data service. You can sign up for the API at www.iqfeed.net/Dev by selecting "register". You can sign up for a data service by selecting "get free trial now" at www.iqfeed.net.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


DTNIQ Client Software Wish List » iqconnect.exe & iqconnect_console.exe Nov 11, 2016 06:50 AM (Total replies: 10)

Thanks everyone for posting your suggestions and feedback. While we won't be providing a non-GUI version of DTN IQFeed, we do have plans to make IQFeed run more easily in cross platform environments. It's in the early stages at this time but is on our Roadmap.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



We received your follow up email as well and a response is coming shortly. For those on this forum with the same question, I will also answer here:

We store tick data for 180 days. This data can be retrieved in nVolume, nTick or nSecond intervals where “n” is whatever interval you choose. We store many years of 1 minute data. This data can be retrieved in nMinute intervals. Thus, you can request 60 minute bars and you will get data up to the latest tick with the last bar being a partial bar.

We store daily data with bars generated at the end of each day. When you ask for weekly or monthly bars, we derive that from the daily bars. These intervals will not include the current day's trading session until the end of the day. Our customers are traders, and thus they are nearly always also watching a stream of the instruments they are interested in. The stream includes everything they need to create their own partial/current bar for the day/session including OHLCV.

You don't need to hand crank over a load of data. You just need to watch the stream on the symbol. When you watch a symbol we send the current session OHLCV immediately and update it with every tick throughout the session so your chart/analysis can stay current.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


Data and Content Support » Aggregation Oct 21, 2016 08:47 AM (Total replies: 1)

Bob, we don't have any plans to provide a bundled/summary feed. Our customers overwhelmingly prefer the fact that we unbundle the information provided in the MDP 3 protocol.

We are however working to bring additional information to our customers that will give them more insight into the makeup of trades. This includes Tag 346 as well as a few others. I don't have timing for when this will be made available, but it is on our roadmap and will be implemented along with other enhancements we are working on for IQFeed.

Right now, a user can determine trades that we unbundled from the exchange by looking at the TickID field as all trades that we unbundled will have the same TickID.

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products


IQFeed Developer Support » API Fee? Sep 23, 2016 08:18 AM (Total replies: 3)

the annual API subscription is $324. If you have any questions about the service or price, don't hesitate to contact our sales group at 800-475-4755 or just visit www.iqfeed.net and click on the real time chat links. We would love to earn your business! Note that we also are now offering discounts up to 30% on the data subscription when you subscribe through our Online Portal and choose longer-term prepaid options (quarterly, annual and 2-year terms are available).

Jay Froscheiser
Vice President, Active Trader Products



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