Note: if you are using Tradestation or other platforms that offer access to a historical database, then you can run a script to generate data files for use with DLPAL. Check the FAQ section of the manual for details and examples. In the case of futures and stocks, the data must be properly adjusted for rollovers and splits.
-YLoader is a free robust solution for downloading stock and ETF data from Yahoo, MSN and many other sources. Forex data can also be downloaded. The program has scripting ability for automating the downloading process. Click here for the website. Look in the program manual or contact us for script examples.
-MLdownloader can download free data from the Internet and update existing data files automatically in DLPAL format. It can be purchased directly from Trading-tools.com for $49.95. For more information click here for the Trading-tools.com web site. You may close the new window to return to this site.
– Pitrading.(www.pitrading.com ) Historical intraday 1-minute data for stocks, futures and forex.
-Pinnacle data (www.pinnacledata.com ) may be used by futures traders to convert automatically to DLPAL format after daily updates. This is a very clean data service with many options and the files are automatically updated in DLPAL format as soon as one figures out the program.
-eSignal or Qcharts users can use a nice utility from Tradeworks (www.mechtrading.com) called Qcollector to download and update directly in DLPAL format
Forex data: A reasonably priced source of daily and intraday data for Forex is: http://disktrading.is99.com/disktrading/ You may specify the format you want your files but you must tell them in advance. Look for the correct format in the help file of the demo. For intraday data, you will have to use the Intraday File Creation option from Tools..
Historical data for Australian and US equities can be obtained from Norgate Data
TeleChart from www.worden.com is a popular source for clean US stock data.Conversion and data updating in DLPAL format is automatic (just a mouse click). With TeleChart you can have a complete historical US stock database updated daily for your searches or scans plus a lot more! Check the FAQ section for instructions on how to convert TeleChart data to DLPAL format.
Metastock to ASCII conversion products: http://www.eztradingclub.com/ezquote.htm
Please contact us if you need additional information or help with data.
Disclaimer: Use any of the above services is at your own risk. We may not have tested or used some or all of the data services listed above and as a result we cannot provide any assurance of their reliability.