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Free sources of machine-readable news abound in the form of RSS or Atom XML feeds. These formats are so popular that many of your favorite programming languages already have libraries that makes parsing them a plug-n-play task. Here are a couple of big time feeds to get you started: http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/rss.xml ...


FIX has some known deficiencies. Repeating groups is one of them. It can be costly in terms of latency to parse repeating groups inside repeating groups, requiring recursive calls. I prefer protocols that send a first message signaling that N messages will follow with the group info. FIX is also too verbose consuming too much bandwidth. For that they have ...

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