Aug 14 2018

Barchart Announces New Historical Data API for Physical Grain Prices and Local Grain Bids

CHICAGO, IL - August 14, 2018 - Today, Barchart, a leading provider of market data and technology, is pleased to announce the release of our intraday and historical API for cash grain bids from over 3,500 North American grain buying facilities. With this innovative new data product, Barchart now makes it easy to access our best-in-class historical grain prices over Web Services - powering use cases for Grain Buyers, Hedge Funds, Trading Firms and other users of Alternative Data.

This new product covers local grain prices historically back to 2008 and contains intraday records which are updated on price change events. In addition to this innovative approach to physical commodity prices, Barchart provides users with rich metadata from each grain buying site allowing for deep analysis and fast integrations.

"Whether users need intra-day, end-of-day or historical physical grain prices, Barchart offers comprehensive solutions for deep sets of data. By providing simple access to this information over web-based APIs, our customers can now seamlessly integrate this valuable data into their workflows and applications easily," says Mark Haraburda, CEO of Barchart. "Like all of our commodity data products, users can also access this information through our flagship cmdtyView terminal which is changing the way grain market participants view and analyze the markets," added Haraburda.

Features of the offering include:

  • Coverage - Unmatched coverage of over 3,500 local grain bid locations in North America
  • Metadata - Rich metadata covering geo-location, facility type, FIPs codes and more
  • Ease of Access - Clients can pull grain bid data from the same APIs used to query exchange market data
  • Event Driven - Records are created on price changes - not just snapped from end-of-day prices
  • Charting - Use our well organized historical data to power high-performance charts in your front-end software

To learn more about Barchart's Grain Price Data, please visit:

About Barchart
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Colleen Sheeren, Inc.
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