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Day Trading Market Data

Day trading market data is a continuous data feed of the current trading information for day trading markets. Market data includes all of the current pricing information, and current volume information (number of contracts). Day traders use market data with their trading and charting software, so that they can watch and trade their chosen markets. The following articles will explain what market data is, will profile several popular market data feeds, and will help you choose a market data feed that offers the features that you need, and is compatible with your trading and charting software.

Day Trading Market Data
Description of day trading market data, and the trading information that market data provides. Includes profiles of the most popular market data feeds, with the markets that they offer, their monthly fees, and their software and programming interfaces.

Market Data Definition
Description of day trading market data, including the different levels of market data, and the trading information that each level of market data provides.

Level I or Level II Market Data?
Discussion of level I and level II market data, and whether traders need level I or level II market data depending upon their trading style and technique.

Choosing the Appropriate Market Data for Your Trading Style
Discussion of market data, and how to choose the appropriate market data for your trading style (i.e. scalping, day, swing, or position trading).

Profile of Interactive Brokers' Market Data
Description of Interactive Brokers' market data feed, including the available markets, the monthly fees, and the software and programming interface.

Profile of IQFeed's Market Data
Description of IQFeed's market data feed, including the available markets, the monthly fees, and the software and programming interface.

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