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Help & Support
ADSL / Cable Internet connection.
(>512Kb/s, 50-250ms ping)
Google Chrome, Firefox v4 or higher, or Safari
Unblocked firewall access on TCP port 1935 to
Most home routers and firewalls should not have an issue, but
corporate firewalls might block the audio service because it runs
a unique port.
If you need to modify your firewall settings these are the IP/
ports/protocols you will need to open:
IP / Host:
Port / Protocol: 1935, TCP
the top of this page informing you of this. This can be common in
some corporate installations of Internet Explorer, where
restrictive security settings may prevent scripts from running.
the URL below:
Other Frequestly Asked Questions
What hours do you operate?
The European and US desk operates from 0630 till 2130 London time and
the Asia-pac desk runs from 2130 to 0630 London time. The Talking-Forex
desk is open from 2200 London time on a Sunday evening until 2130 on a
Why is the squawk not continuous?
We only make 'squawks' when there is news to say, so when you hear
us speak, you know it is important!
I am behind a proxy service, will the audio still work?
In most cases yes, however the audio may become delayed.
Do you support smart phones? (i.e. Blackberry, Android, etc)
No, the website does not officially support smartphones.
What is a squawk box?
An audio based service, providing you with market moving news
through the trading day.
Question Not Here?
Use the contact form to the side and a representative will get back
to you within the next working day.