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Which Data Feeds / platforms support MBO Data?

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I guess another problem is that the business model wouldn't make sense.

Most of the institutional vendors I know focus on providing only the software licensing, this greatly reduces their own operating costs and at the same time they're able to breakeven with just 2 corporate customers paying $10k/month.

Your costs are actually higher to run a public feed because you are running infrastructure, and managing 100+ retail customer relationships is a lot more taxing than 2 corporate clients.

The only way you can make this profitable is to land a sweet licensing deal with a big firm, like Yahoo.

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