The fastest machine-readable economic news

AlphaFlash: Key benefits

  • Fastest and most economical computer readable news feed available
  • Ideally suited for event driven algo trading
  • More than 200 economic indicators from the United States, Canada and Europe including US employment data and energy releases
  • US treasury auction data
  • Access to the Chicago PMI three minutes before release to the media
  • Fitch ratings (sovereign, corporate and supranational rating announcements)
  • Data is sent directly from government lock-ups, embargoed releases are available instantly after official release
  • Designed for easy direct integration into low latency trading algorithms
  • Global proximity hosting and other connectivity options available

Global connectivity options

Direct connectivity is available in:

  • Chicago
  • Secaucus (New Jersey)
  • Washington D.C.
  • Frankfurt
  • London

AlphaFlash can also be accessed on CFN's Alpha Platform as well as TMX Atrium's network.

AlphaFlash data packages

AlphaFlash subscribers can choose between the following data packages:

  • AlphaFlash USA Feed
  • AlphaFlash Canada Feed
  • AlphaFlash European Feed
  • AlphaFlash US Treasury Feed
  • AlphaFlash Chicago Business Barometer ('Chicago PMI')
  • AlphaFlash ISM Feed
  • AlphaFlash Fitch Ratings Feed
  • AlphaFlash Risk Signal Feed

The regional data packages provide important macroeconomic data and news releases such as central bank interest rate decisions, employment and unemployment statistics, housing statistics, gross domestic product, CPI, industrial output, money supply and more.

The AlphaFlash US Treasury Feed contains information sourced from the New York Fed covering: Treasury Bills, TIPS & Cash Management Bills, Treasury Notes and Treasury Bonds.

The Chicago Business Barometer disseminates the ‘Chicago PMI’ three minutes before media release time.

AlphaFlash ISM delivers the Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Reports on Business.

The Fitch Ratings Feed covers Fitch sovereign, supranational and corporate ratings. Rating actions include upgrades, downgrades and affirmations as well as changes in outlook and rating watch.

AlphaFlash Risk Signal alerts clients of upcoming economic releases.

AlphaFlash key data points

Following are examples of key data points included in AlphaFlash: US Nonfarm Payrolls, US Consumer Price Index, US Durable Goods Orders, US Consumer Price Index, US Gross Domestic Product, USDA WASDE, US Petroleum Stocks and Natural Gas, US FOMC Interest Rate and Policy Releases, ECB Interest Rates, BOE Interest Rates, UK GDP, China GDP, Australia Labour Force.

More information

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