Quant development: Seeking reliable historical data

(Last Updated On: April 11, 2011)

Quant development: Seeking reliable historical data

Of Currencies, Commodities, Indexes and Stocks.
I have developed a new semi artificial intelligent / learning Algo-Trading system capable of learning and trading on any type of financial asset.
In order to test it I built a simulator and have so far tested it with 5-6 years of several Currencies historical data (downloaded from a MT4 platform via EA).
In order to further test it I am looking for a reliable source to get historical every “tic” data starting from 01 Jan 2005 for a verity of Currencies, Commodities, Indexes and Stocks.
Any recommendations ?

think I can help with most of the futures tick data from 2000 onward if in ASCII format if that’s ok, send me a private message

I  also have developed a new system and looking for historical fundamental (i.e. quarter financial statements) for all the stocks being traded on US stock markets.
I have a quarter fundamental/historical/and other data for the last 3 years and yearly data for the last 12 years.
The data I am looking is quarter fundamental data for the last 12 years.

My system have started to run about 1 month ago and I publish a daily results and recommends for the next day on http://hphedge.blogspot.com/

My firm, FXCM (ticker: FXCM), sells an application that allows you to pull tick data or 1min and higher data for all of our trade-able currency pairs (about 50). The tick data goes back to 2008 for most pairs, and the 1min and higher data goes back to 2001. The one-time purchase price is $750 for the application, and you’ll be able to use it for the rest of your life. I don’t have data for any commodities, stocks, or indexes though, just currencies. Private message me if you are interested. (Ronen, if you’re testing your system off the readily available data from MT4, I highly recommend purchasing this application to test your system on accurate historical prices; The default MT4 data is not 100% accurate, and will give you unreliable back-test result

If anyone knows where to get clean daily data for the Asia-Pacific futures markets at a reasonable price, I would appreciate it


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Hi i there My name is Bryan Downing. I am part of a company called QuantLabs.Net This is specifically a company with a high profile blog about technology, trading, financial, investment, quant, etc. It posts things on how to do job interviews with large companies like Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Citibank, and IBM. It also posts different unique tips and tricks on Java, C++, or C programming. It posts about different techniques in learning about Matlab and building models or strategies. There is a lot here if you are into venturing into the financial world like quant or technical analysis. It also discusses the future generation of trading and programming Specialties: C++, Java, C#, Matlab, quant, models, strategies, technical analysis, linux, windows P.S. I have been known to be the worst typist. Do not be offended by it as I like to bang stuff out and put priorty of what I do over typing. Maybe one day I can get a full time copy editor to help out. Do note I prefer videos as they are much easier to produce so check out my many video at youtube.com/quantlabs