List of financial data feeds

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Financial data feeds are price services provided by financial data vendors. Most data is delivered as plain text format. Low latency data feed can be binary to reduce data size. Data is provided via an API or as "raw" data files.


Data feeds are used by systems to price assets, and provide numbers required by risk models. Financial Data Feeds are the primary source of revenues to Financial data vendors. They are considered authoritative sources and the value of their Evaluation service is highly regarded. The feed's entry points will be listed here to help small investors to access free feeds for their own testing along with the paid feeds with their respective subscription price range.

Free Feeds Tentative[edit]

Several companies [1] have tried to provide free and reliable data feeds but only the big names have succeeded so far.[2]

Type of Feeds[edit]

Real-Time Data

Real-Time Data are prices provided during the day, and are usually pushed to the client through a client SDK or technology like WebSockets.

Intraday Data

Intraday Data [3] are prices provided during the day, they are usually released every 15 minutes.

Historical Data

The majority of financial data vendors can access Exchange provided data during trading sessions but to better analyze Market Data historical data [4] analysis is most often regarded as the best part of data analysis.

List of feeds[edit]

Provider Financial Instruments Comments All (Real-Time)
RTFXD Forex (Every Second)
TraderMade Forex (Real-Time)
CurrencyDataFeed Forex (Real-Time)
1Forge Forex (Every Second)
Knoema All
Olsen Financial Technologies Forex (Every Second)
Quandl All
Yahoo End of day No longer available [5]
inVisement Core Financial Data and Statements
Accern Real-time Multi-Asset Class News Analytics


  1. ^ "java - Are there free realtime financial data feeds since the demise of OpenQuant?". Stack Overflow. 2010-06-18. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  2. ^ "6 ways to download free intraday and tick data for the U.S. stock market". Retrieved 2013-04-06.[non-primary source needed]
  3. ^ "Intraday Quotes for Major Stock Exchanges". QuantShare Trading Software.
  4. ^ "Historical Stock Market Data". QuantShare Trading Software.
  5. ^ "No longer available". Yahoo Forum.

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