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Not able to subscribe to data with paper trade IB account?

Hello all,

  When I try to deploy a strategy live on IB in my paper trade account for one of the subaccounts from the master account, I get this message:

Runtime Error: System.Exception: Requested market data is not subscribed.Delayed market data is available.Error&BEST/STK/Top&BEST/STK/Top. Origin: Subscribe: STK IJH USD Smart 2018-02-16 00:59:37 : Runtime Error: System.Exception: Requested market data is not subscribed.Delayed market data is available.Error&BEST/STK/Top&BEST/STK/Top. Origin: Subscribe: STK IJH USD Smart

 

Any idea what the issue is?  I thought paper trade accounts get market data as well.  If only delayed data from IB is available, is it possible to use that?

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Hi KILLC -- this is how IB has set up their datafeeds. You can deliver your data subscription to paper or live; but not both accounts. If you want to switch which endpoint receives data or request delayed data please contact IB for more information on how to do that.

We provide a realtime QC datastream for free with your live trading subscription.

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Thank you for the support Jared!  Your quick responses are always appreciated.

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Just an update; support for this was added in LEAN but its slightly more difficult to add in the website platform. We'll keep it under consideration for a future feature.

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The material on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation or endorsement for any security or strategy, nor does it constitute an offer to provide investment advisory services by QuantConnect. In addition, the material offers no opinion with respect to the suitability of any security or specific investment. QuantConnect makes no guarantees as to the accuracy or completeness of the views expressed in the website. The views are subject to change, and may have become unreliable for various reasons, including changes in market conditions or economic circumstances. All investments involve risk, including loss of principal. You should consult with an investment professional before making any investment decisions.


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