My bad, I quoted @CafeGrande without explaining - it's a good list, there's a handful on that list that would be able to go down under the number I suggested without making negotiations difficult for you.
IB is reliable.
I don't know if I have had IB speed issues (tick here tick there) because I have no proper way to compare IB to CQG for example.
IB and Tradestation are both reliable and quick (in my limited experience), just trying to make sure that I have data and platform in the right range considering my volume level, however meagre.
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I like IB/NT with IQFeed, just seems strange to have to use third party front end and third party data to trade with IB.
If you code well enough (it's called EasyLanguage for a reason), it's easy to monitor a handful of futures symbols from Radarscreen. You can code your own signals letting you know where to look. All the time good traders spend waiting for good signals may be better spent executing a good signal on another symbol. That also reduces the tendency to see things that aren't there, to force trades. There are lots of symbols that offer ideal conditions throughout the day. Why stare at just one?
Anyway, with the three moving parts of IB NT and IQFeed, has anyone had any problems, such a freeze ups, trades not going through to IB, etc?
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