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Old Jun 11, 2004, 12:14pm   #1
 
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Hi Fellow traders,
I have been out of the markets for a while, and now getting back in want to make better use of Omn******* that I have had for a year or two. I had been trying to use it with Sharescope but the data transfer was such a pain that I ended up just doing TA through sharescope.

Does anyone know which is the best data feed to use with Omn******* please, it would have to simple as my computer skills are pretty limited.

I am new to T2W and have so far found it very enlightening. So far I have saved $2900 as I was close to being reeled in by the sales guy pushing Vantage Point. Thanks very much !!

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Old Jun 11, 2004, 1:25pm   #2
 
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The easiest to use is the "easy" data that Omn******* provide, (EOD) and it also allows updating during the day and on demand download so if you have an EOD strategy you can run through charts just before close and see if they would give signal then place order that day rather than next morning when it may gap.

Other than that if you want something cheap go for something like databull which will allow you to download free Yahoo data in Metastock format (which Omn******* reads)

PS I think the Omn******* EOD was around £10 per month. All that said it is only for US stocks and Mutual funds so it depends on the markets you trade.
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Old Jun 11, 2004, 2:00pm   #3
 
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Dave1971 started this thread Thanks,

I am looking to trade spreadbet some FTSE stocks to supplement my other trades, so databull looks like the best option.

Thanks again

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Old Jun 11, 2004, 3:27pm   #4
 
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Yep i would say you are best with databull then for a low cost solution on UK stocks.

You might also want to see how much Ed Downs and his crew will charge you for an upgrade to the 2004 version as the way the signals changed mid trade in the older versions was a bit unhelpful to say the least.

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Old Jun 11, 2004, 3:40pm   #5
 
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Dave1971 started this thread Thanks, that is useful to know

I have e-mailed his support team for a qoute, but from what other people have posted about the support team I won't hold my breath!


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Old Jun 11, 2004, 3:52pm   #6
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Where did you buy Omn******* from? Maybe your supplier also supplies uk data. So far, I have found Omn******* support to be dreadful.
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Old Jun 11, 2004, 4:09pm   #7
 
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Dave1971 started this thread I bought it through a guy called Chris Byers, can't remeber his company right now but he is the UK agent for Nirvana.
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Old Jun 11, 2004, 5:13pm   #8
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Chris Byers is the UK agent, and very helpful
His website is
http://www.signaltraders.com/
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