Morningstar Static and Streaming provider

Modified on 2015/11/16 06:11 by Eugene — Categorized as: Providers

This is a suite of static, streaming and fundamental providers for Wealth-Lab that downloads free daily data by Morningstar. It's possible to download the data for U.S. and international stocks, indexes, and more.

Fundamental data

See dedicated article for Morningstar fundamental provider: a tool that allows to easily download and visualize the extensive set of free fundamental items provided by Morningstar.

Static data

The provider allows to download free End-Of-Day data for U.S. and international stocks, indexes, and more. For Morningstar symbology please visit their website. End-of-day quotes for Nasdaq, NYSE, and Amex securities will appear 15 minutes after close. The provider can return current trading session's opening price in WealthScript Strategies through the standard GetSessionOpen method.

Streaming data

If you check "Morningstar Streaming Data" in Wealth-Lab's Preferences > Streaming after installing the Extension and restarting Wealth-Lab, you can power up your Quotes windows and daily charts with Morningstar's real-time Data. For U.S. symbols, quotes are sourced from BATS when available. Note that quotes are available only during regular market hours (for premarket/aftermarket trading, previous session's quotes are displayed).

To reduce server load and conserve bandwidth, partial bars are being updated once every 10 seconds when provider polls for snapshot quotes.

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