Officials say the Bats options feeds are “among the most challenging” for feed handlers—including those of Bats parent the Chicago Board Options Exchange—because of their high message rates and full-depth information, requiring heavier processing capacity to reconstruct order books.
“CBOE and BATS Options are very different feeds. CBOE is a level feed. It publishes five-level-deep books. BATS, instead, is an order-based feed, also referred to as full-depth feed. This means that the feed is prov
Bloomberg's Gerard Francis comes on the podcast to talk about how data fragmentation issues are becoming more challenging.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails