Discover what ION can do for you
Track important data sets and market indicators for critical risk management and trade decisions on an enterprise-wide level. Mitigate price risk in uncertain and volatile markets. Improve decision making with DSC (Decision Support Center), a monthly subscription service for traders globally who require a market data and news aggregation
In today’s evolving marketplace, having access to your data—anytime, anywhere—is critical to staying ahead. With DSC, you can use any device in real time to access key price benchmarks and assessments from leading exchanges and market sources. DSC integrates seamlessly with your commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) system, enabling full pricing automation.
Increase trade performance
Work from anywhere on any device
Display detailed market data
Monitor real-time sales
Assess market risk
Receive support around the clock
Customize pricing tables
Configure global price data for side-by-side analysis.
Consolidate data and combine live, delayed, and end-of-day (EOD) data.
Customize column positions, add or remove data, and change formatting to emphasize critical data.
Access market commentary and news from leading providers
Consolidate news feeds into a single stream and incorporate custom news channels.
Customize views with color-coded headlines by commodity, date, or other criteria.
Set news alerts and follow live trading windows on S&P Global Platts on your desktop and mobile.
Benefit from advanced charting
Analyze tick, intraday, daily, weekly, and monthly market data.
Identify risks, trends, and profitable opportunities ahead of competitors.
Compare multiple symbols across 1, 2, 3, 5, and 10 years to see when the spreads have opened and closed.
Improve efficiency with a SaaS subscription model
Ensure instant setup and easy web-browser usage with SaaS.
Pay only for what is needed through affordable monthly subscriptions.
Subscribe to the desktop edition and get mobile access at no additional charge.
Stay current with real-time sales
Get an in-depth view of what’s being traded, as it’s being traded.
Be at the forefront of market activity.
Monitor live bids and offers on any month and any product, including back months and traded spread, arb, and crack quotes.
Enhance your solution with optional value-added modules
DSC is a leading SaaS provider of market data and analytics for energy and commodity traders. DSC has several value-added modules, including real-time Excel tools, a historical price reader, and CTRM integration. DSC can be accessed on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device from anywhere with internet access.
Integrate live and EOD prices from your DSC portal to Excel. This automatically refreshes trading formulas and strategies or pulls EOD prices for settlement and invoicing. Display real-time futures and FX as individual worksheets, track forward curves through pre-built formulas, and create spreadsheets easily—with drag and drop features or import from Historical Price Reader.
Draw from over 20 years of price history. Quick-charge your seasonality analysis through easy symbol look-up and the ability to select nearby or specific contract information. Drag the dataset into Excel as static data or use with RTD for daily data refreshed automatically.
Frequently Asked Questions
What sources does ION DSC provide access to?
DSC provides key energy and commodity market news, industry benchmarks, and pricing indices for every region of the world. Access a wide variety of commodities industry benchmarks, news, and pricing indices from trusted sources including NYMEX, CME Group, London Metal Exchange, S&P Global Platts, CBOT, COMEX, DME, Forex, ICE, Dow Jones, and Marine Fuel Bunker Exchange.
On which devices can you access DSC?
DSC is available on desktops, mobile devices, and tablets so you can access the latest commodity market data and news wherever, whenever. With DSC, you’re free to take the market with you on any mobile or tablet device.