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Market Data Subscriptions

IB provides real-time streaming market data for free or at the price we are charged by the exchange. The Market Data Subscriptions page lets you sign up for additional market data subscriptions such as NASDAQ TotalView and NYSE Open Book or unsubscribe from market data. You can also search for any market data subscription using the Market Data Assistant.

Notes About Market Data Subscription Fees

Here are a few important things to remember about market data subscription fees:

Who can access the Market Data Subscriptions page?

To use the market data subscriptions page

  1. Click Trade > Configuration > Market Data Subscriptions.

    Your current market data subscriber status (Professional or Non-Professional) is displayed in the page title. Market data subscriptions are organized by region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific).

The Market Data Subscriptions page appears.

  1. To sign up for additional market data subscriptions, click the tab for the region you want, click the check box for each subscription you wish to add, then click Continue.
  2. If you have additional linked, duplicate or consolidated accounts, the Billable Account section appears on the page. Use this section to change the account that is billed for market data.

    Select the account you want to be billed for market data, then click Change Billing Account. Beginning with the next billing cycle, your market data subscriptions will be billed to the account you selected.

  3. To unsubscribe from market data, click the check box for the subscription to clear the check mark, then click Continue.Read and complete any Subscriber Agreement that appears, then click Continue.

The Market Data Subscription page opens again, with your new selections updated and any pending subscriptions identified as such. Market Data subscription updates take effect immediately under normal circumstances.