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Find Bloomberg data for FTSE100 and SX5P

I need to compute the relative quoted spread, the daily average of the 5 min RQS and the book depth of FTSE100 and SX5P from January 2008 to November 2018. Could someone explain me the steps I need ...
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Interpreting the bid-ask spread calculated by the Corwin and Schultz (2012) method

On the homepage of Corwin (https://www3.nd.edu/~scorwin/) there is an excel spreadsheet which showcases the calculation for the bid-ask spread, which is expressed as a percentage. What is this a ...
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When converting Tick to OHLC, which field do I use for Open and Close: bid or ask?

I can't find a definitive answer for this: When generating (compressed) OHLC records from tick data, which field do I use for the Open and Close? Highest Ask for timeframe High makes sense; Lowest ...
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Precise calculation of the last price

This might sound like a rather trivial question but how exactly is the last price in a market (let's assume stocks) quoted? "The last transaction" is not really precise. Let's assume there is a ...
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Bond liquidity: why do I observe constant bid-ask spreads?

I hope you can help me. I want to use the bid-ask spread of prices for 10yr treasury notes as a proxy for bond market liquidity. I got monthly aggregated bond price data (for yrs 1999-2013) from ...
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Does a trade always change the mid-price?

I would like to ask: Let assume that the mid-price now is m0, then a trade happens and the new mid-price is m1. Is it possible ...
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How can the market price of a stock be significantly lower than its Bid and Ask?

I was trading various stocks on the market, and I often see that stocks have their price, much higher or lower, than the Bid and Ask. Also, as the Bid and Ask move in real time, the price moves too, ...
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Logarithmic price defined as the midpoint of the log bid and ask : Simple Clarification

Guys I would like a simple clarification. The paper by McMillan and Speight (2012) at the data section, defines the logarithmic price as the midpoint of the logarithmic bid and ask. Is that translates ...
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Where to find sample intraday data? One to two days or more

I'm looking for some intraday stock data. Doesn't really matter what kind of security... I'm just looking for price, volume, bid, and ask. I'm looking to test a model based on the dynamics and ...
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Distribution of proportional bid-ask-spreads

I already asked this yesterday at "Economics Stack Exchange" but think this question might be better suited here. In the meantime i really tried to solve it by myself, but couldn't find anything what ...
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Extracting IB market data: bid and ask for greeks and IV

I wrote a piece of code to get option chains with volatility and greeks from IB market data. After testing yesteday, it seems to work, but I am surprised of seeing bid and ask for impliedVolatility ...
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Which rate have to be considered by using multiliteral netting?

I do have a netting structure consisting of four companies (A,B,C,D) and a netting center. The center also takes place in the netting process. The netting center uses the EUR as currency. Company A ...
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Bid/Ask vs Low/High

I am trying to gather historical data for experimental reasons (intellectual curiosity) and am having trouble understanding how that data is calculated. First some data gathering on AAPL from Feb. ...
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monthly contract volume required for penny increments?

Have the exchanges disclosed their criteria? Does anyone have a best guess based upon observations of volume (however you wish to define it)? Please no qualitative answers.
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How to account for bid/ask spread when backtesting?

I'm backtesting an algorithm for trading nasdaq stocks, and would like to take into account the spread. I am using historical data from yahoo, which contains: open, high, low, close, volume, adj. ...