Get Started with Datafeed Toolbox
Datafeed Toolbox™ provides access to financial data, news and social media data, and trading systems. You can establish connections from MATLAB® to retrieve historical, intraday, or real-time data streams and then perform analyses, develop models and financial trading strategies, and create visualizations that reflect financial and market behavior.
You can use the streaming and event-based data in MATLAB to build automated trading strategies that react to market events via industry-standard or proprietary trade execution platforms. The toolbox includes functions for analyzing transaction costs, accessing trade and quote pricing data, defining order types, and executing orders.
Supported data providers include Bloomberg®, FRED®, Haver Analytics®, Quandl®, Twitter®, and Refinitiv™. Supported trade execution platforms include Bloomberg EMSX, Trading Technologies® X_TRADER®, Wind Data Feed Services (WDS), and CQG®.
- Retrieve Historical Data Using FRED
Return historical foreign exchange rates from FRED into MATLAB using the
- Retrieve Historical Data Using Haver Analytics
Return historical data from Haver Analytics into MATLAB using the
- Retrieve Current and Historical Data Using Bloomberg Desktop C++ Interface
Return current and historical data from Bloomberg using the
historyfunctions of the
- Create Order Using CQG
Establish event handlers, subscribe to an instrument, and create a market order using the
- Create Order Using X_TRADER
Create instrument, register event handlers, create order set, and perform order setup and submission.
- Create Order Using Real-Time Snapshot WDS Data
Retrieve real-time snapshot WDS data, perform simple data analysis, and create an order based on the results.
About Datafeed Connections
- Communicating with Data Service Providers
Find the connection function for each supported data service provider.
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