If you are an Essential subscriber of Benzinga Pro, you will notice that it says “Nasdaq Basic” above the price quote. Here is what you need to know: 

Nasdaq Basic provides real-time price quotes. Nasdaq Basic is the leading exchange-provided alternative for real-time Best Bid and Offer and Last Sale information for all U.S. exchange-listed stocks.

Nasdaq basic does not provide price quotes for OTC listed stocks. Don’t worry! We have a backup for you. 

When an OTC ticker is entered, it will automatically revert to OTC Delayed and will look like this: 

OTC Delayed data has a 15-minute delay.

If you have an Essential subscription with real-time price quotes, your OTC quotes will also be real-time.


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