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GnuCash- Warning: Finance::Quote not installed properly

When I try to edit securities, the following warning appears: 'Finance::Quote not installed properly.' Is there any way to discover what's wrong and fix it? Thanks in advance. I reviewed the ...
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Is it wise to day trade without being subscribed to real-time data?

If data is delayed then am I literally trading on data or events that already transpired? How does that effect what I see on the DOM, the charts, time & sales? The bid/ask are always fluctuating ...
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Is stock exchange order book data useful for retail investors?

I am a small retail investor, and I have a stock brokerage account. The stock brokerage firm is offering free real-time order book data for NASDAQ and BATS. I noticed that, as a standalone product ...
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What is causing large bid/ask spread in IEX top of book data?

I have been collecting data and experimenting with back testing algorithmic trading strategies. Admittedly I am not experienced in this domain and have been trying to build my understanding. I just ...
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What is the use of having access to Level 2 quotes as a retail investor?

I am a small retail investor. I recently opened a new stock brokerage account. The stock brokerage firm is offering free Level 2 quotes for NYSE and NASDAQ. Judging by the general availability of this ...
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Ameritrade price close difference

Using the Ameritrade app, the close price ( market is closed ) shows a close price of $5.26. The actual close price is $5.78 in other apps and a simple web search. Is there a reason for this?
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stock trading in fractions of a penny

When I get quote on ITOT or IEMG and some times on IWM, I see quotes in sub penny. reuters also confirms that it happens, Can a ordinary investor put limit orders in sub-penny ? I am not asking ...
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Why does my broker have slightly different prices?

I took a look at the closing price of NDAQ of the day 2019 04 26 at the NASDAQ website, this market data API, which has excatly the same values as NASDAQ, open 89.63 high 90.09 low 88....
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Symbol changes of commodity futures on Yahoo Finance

I am programming a stock tracker application with Yahoo's finance API. At the beginning of this month I noticed that the information provided by Yahoo on the commodities were wrong. So I looked up the ...
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How to calculate Mid Prices from Bid and Ask?

Should the Mid Price always be equal to the average of Bid and Ask Prices or can brokers and dealers quote a Mid Price that is within Bid and Ask but isn't the average?
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What causes stock price to differ from the real time data?

Zero-commission and discount brokers such as 'Robinhood' can be rather misleading when placing orders. Orders are often filled with a slight change in the price, relative to free real time quotes ...
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U.S. OTC Market Depth - Level 2? [closed]

Are there any paid websites, services or programs providing access to OTC Level 2 for private individuals? I need OTC Level 2 to work fast, without any delays. P.S. By "OTC", I mean the ...
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Do level 2 quotes help a non day trader?

My broker is trying to sell me expensive data packages that show level 2 quotes. If I am not a day trader and my minimum holding period is 3-4 days, do I get any advantage by purchasing level 2 quotes?...
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Market-maker's *ask* below current *bid*

I am reviewing some market-maker raw data and sometimes I see the following happening. The market-maker quotes an ask price that is below the current bid price (of let's say, the market itself). How ...
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What do the Sizes on Bid/Ask Quotes Mean?

I have a basic question regarding equities. For this example, assume that I have a quote for KO stock which says the following: Current Price = $39.00 | Bid = 38.99 x 6800 | Ask = 39.00 x 4300 What ...
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When I google a ticker like XLE or something, I see a price which updates frequently (about every second or so), where can I find this for options?

Is there an options ticker I can google to get this equivalent? Or any free place where I can see the quotes updating more regularly? I know the bats order book sh
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Is the quoted ask and bid the best ask and best bid?

I'm wondering, if you're on a brokerage site that offers "real-time" ask and bid quotes, are those ask and bid quotes you see flashed on the screen necessarily the best ask and the best bid available, ...
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Getting live data from Yahoo! Finance for the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)?

Refer to Streaming real-time stock quotes from Yahoo! Finance Can I get real time data (from NSE India) using Yahoo! Finance API after subscribing to their service ?
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Where can I get real-time stock price data for National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)?

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this, however I couldn't find a better place after searching Stack Exchange. From where can I get tick data/real-time data for the National Stock ...
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Google free real-time stock quotes

With respect to: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/01/real-time-quotes-for-free.html My question is: Isn't this info freely available a.k.a. the ticker scrollbar as in: http://www.dailyfinance....
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