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Is the OEC demo datafeed different from the live datafeed?

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Is the OEC demo datafeed different from the live datafeed?

Is the OEC demo datafeed different from the live datafeed? I ask because the demo quotes on the DOM and chart seem to lag behind other accurate providers - particularly at market open. thanks much.

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Is the OEC demo datafeed different from the live datafeed? I ask because the demo quotes on the DOM and chart seem to lag behind other accurate providers - particularly at market open. thanks much.

OEC as a whole can lag during volatile market moves.

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OEC as a whole can lag during volatile market moves.

Thank you tturner86, I appreciate your feedback. In particular, I've had a reputable IB inform me that the demo has had problems as of late but the "live" account is stable. Does this sound right? I would think that it is exactly the same datafeed? For example, I spoke with someone representing the TransactAT platform and he told me the datafeed is the same (OEC vs TA). Just scratching my head on this looking for a reliable (more consistent) platform, particularly during market open. Thanks!

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Thank you tturner86, I appreciate your feedback. In particular, I've had a reputable IB inform me that the demo has had problems as of late but the "live" account is stable. Does this sound right? I would think that it is exactly the same datafeed? For example, I spoke with someone representing the TransactAT platform and he told me the datafeed is the same (OEC vs TA). Just scratching my head on this looking for a reliable (more consistent) platform, particularly during market open. Thanks!

My live OEC will lag from time to time, but I have had no issues with my orders filling where the DOM says they should. At max I have only had 4-6 ticks of slippage, usually it is a tick or so if that.

I also check my statements and everything always lines up.

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Yes data feed is the same....I experience no lag time and their execution is up to par.

I like T4's dome better than OEC though. The centering feature for dome OEC is not smooth as ice like the cunningham(T4) platform

Overall it's I give it a 31/2 stars.

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