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Can you have Kinetick (or Zen) data feed, and have Interactive Brokers?

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Can you have Kinetick (or Zen) data feed, and have Interactive Brokers for all your trading?

I've heard Interactive Brokers data feed is really bad, so I thought have a chart with a good data feed and a separate broker to take orders.

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Yes, you can subscribe to Kinetick and connect to that first in NinjaTrader, then IB. It is my understanding with this method you'll receive Kinetick data, and execution will be via IB.

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Can futures still be executed through IB although you did not subscribe to their market data ?
(setup would be Kinetick for market data and IB for order executions though no market data subscription from IB)

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No need to subscribe to IB data feed to send them orders and get them executed
For ninjatrader 7, just make sure you connect to the data feed first (kinetick or others) and then to IB.

So the answer is yes

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@tellytub You can't use data from a Zen broker datafeed(like Mirus) and trade through IB unless you have a multibroker license.

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