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Is IQFeed really needed when having Rithmic?

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Broker/Data: Optimus Futures, LLC
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Glad to see they are evolving. They used to provide no historical data at all, which is why NinjaTrader did it for them. Then after a few years, they started providing 3-days of historical to MultiCharts. I don't remember any announcement about when they moved to 3-months of data. Still, 3 months is basically worthless in my opinion, but better than 3 days for sure.


It took me a long time to "evolve" Rithmic to think along retail lines.
Some projects we had to take on ourselves, like making the demo/cme certification an online process versus downloading r-trader for all the platforms that are driven by Rithmic.
I believe this is why NinjaTrader does not provide Rithmic demos, as you now need to expose another platform.

SierraCharts via "OptimusScreen" also provides historic data.

IQ Feed is excellent source of data for developers, and their customer service via James To, has been incredible.
Those platforms that lack the historical component and breath indicators, we have always recommended IQ.


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