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supercallim
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supercallim 2016.08.16 07:16 

Hi all,


Which broker provides the furthest historical data? i am using a broker now but it only provides till year 2000 on Monthly time frame.


Thank you!

Fernando Carreiro
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Fernando Carreiro 2016.08.18 17:16  
supercallim: Which broker provides the furthest historical data? i am using a broker now but it only provides till year 2000 on Monthly time frame.

I guess no-one really knows (or cares) because many users, when needing data, will use Historical Tick Data from Dukascopy (which goes back a long time) in conjunction with 3rd Party tools like TickStory or Birt's Tick Data Suite, to build/generate their FXT/HST files for use in the Strategy Tester.

supercallim
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supercallim 2016.08.20 05:28  
FMIC:

I guess no-one really knows (or cares) because many users, when needing data, will use Historical Tick Data from Dukascopy (which goes back a long time) in conjunction with 3rd Party tools like TickStory or Birt's Tick Data Suite, to build/generate their FXT/HST files for use in the Strategy Tester.

Hello! but i am not looking at tick data. i need candlestick data! how do i obtain candlestick data from many years back?
Fernando Carreiro
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Fernando Carreiro 2016.08.20 06:01  
supercallim:
Hello! but i am not looking at tick data. i need candlestick data! how do i obtain candlestick data from many years back?
Tick Data is the super-set of OHLC Bar data. The 3rd party tools I mentioned are capable of producing both FXT files (with tick data for back-testing) and HST files (with OHLC bar data). So it is up to you!
supercallim
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supercallim 2016.08.21 06:30  
I see thank you!! i'll go check it out!
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