What is a market data feed handler?

Our feed handler normalizes market data across exchanges, SIP feeds, and other market data providers to provide clients with one interface for all of their futures, equities, and options market data needs. With C# and C++ APIs for clients to easily integrate the data into their proprietary trading systems.

What is a feed handler?

In a general sense, feed handlers are a broad class of applications and frameworks that parse, process, aggregate, and/or store market data. Different kinds of market data feeds may supply different kinds of data, such as quote or trade data, orders and order books, yield curves, etc.

What is a market data feed?

A market data feed provides price and other information so market participants can decide whether to buy or sell securities and commodities. Market data is the totality of this information, and market data feeds are the method by which that data is delivered to market participants.

How do you find market data?


  1. Trade Associations & Trade Magazines/Journals can be excellent sources of market share data.
  2. Trade Associations often collect data on industry growth trends, sales figures, product developments, shipments and market share rankings. Try using the resources of an association’s web site.

How important is data in financial markets?

The increasing volume of market data poses a big challenge for financial institutions. Likewise, investment banks and asset management firms use voluminous data to make sound investment decisions. Insurance and retirement firms can access past policy and claims information for active risk management.

What is an example of market data?

Market data allows you both to see current prices of investment products, and to identify historical trends. a product’s ticker symbol – an arrangement of characters representing a particular security listed on an exchange. Apple, for example is AAPL; Wells Fargo is WFC; and GlaxoSmithKline is GSK.

How do you analyze market research data?

How to conduct a market analysis: 7 steps

  1. Determine the purpose of your study. There are many reasons why businesses might conduct market research.
  2. Look at your industry’s outlook.
  3. Pinpoint target customers.
  4. Compare your competition.
  5. Gather additional data.
  6. Analyze your findings.
  7. Put your analysis into action.

How do you manage financial data?

Financial data management is a set of processes and policies — usually assisted by specialized software — that enable an organization to consolidate its financial information, maintain compliance with accounting rules and laws, and produce detailed financial reports.