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Speed of receiving information in live trading

Hi there, 

My question is, if I use an algorithm on live trading that uses morningstar data to filter stocks, how quickly will my algorithm receive the data from the moment that this data is released to the public? Is there any delay?

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Hi Alex,

This excerpt from the Fundamental Data documentation page will hopefully answer your question:

"In live trading Morningstar data is delivered to your algorithm at approximately 6am each day. The majority of the fundamental data update occurs once per month. This includes updates to all of the key information for each security Morningstar supports. On top of this monthly update there are daily updates of the financial ratios.

As Morningstar data arrives it updates the master copy and is passed into your algorithm, similar to how TradeBars are fill-forwarded in your data feed. If there have been no updates this week you'll receive the same fundamental data."

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