The closing price for all commodities will be blank on an end of day permissioned feed. In the flag field, if it equals “s” then the market is settled and the settlement is passed down in the lastPrice field.
Intraday data may be delayed by up to 20 minutes as we cache the results.
Intraday data may be delayed by up to 20 minutes as we cache the results. getEquitiesByExchange only lists equities that have traded on the day. Equities that have not traded will not be available in the query return.
When using root= parameter, futures options will update at the below times of day:12am, 1am, 6am, 8am, 10am, and 11pm
Use contract= parameter for intraday futures options if you are permissioned for delayed data on any of the futures exchanges.
The new OCC option symbol consists of 4 parts
1. the root symbol of the underlying stock or ETF, padded with spaces to 6 characters
2. the expiration date, 6 digits in the format yymmdd
3. option type, either P or C, for put or call
4. strike price, as the price x 1000, front padded with 0s to 8 digits
Records are limited to 1000 unless including maxRecords > 1000 parameter
If using the interval=parameter, data returned will not include the settlement/close price at the end of the market session.
Definition of Nearby and Continuous Contracts:
For Daily Nearest / Weekly Nearest / Monthly Nearest / Quarterly Nearest / Yearly Nearest: Builds a historical chart using the nearest contract. The nearest contract is the closest unexpired contract for the underlying commodity, where every chart bar represents the front month at that point in history.
For Daily Continue / Weekly Continue / Monthly Continue / Quarterly Continue / Yearly Continue: Builds a historical chart using the same month specified for the original contract. For example, if the symbol is ZSX13 (Soybeans November 2013), the chart is built using all previous November contracts for Soybeans (ZSX13, ZSX12, ZSX11, ZSX10 etc).
Records are automatically limited to 20 enteries unless you include maxRecords parameter: http://ondemand.websol.barchart.com/getSECFilings.xml?apikey=YOUR_API_KEY&symbols=AAPL&filingType=Allex&startDate=2016-01-05&maxRecords=100
Margin field shows two values:
First is initial margin value
Second is maintenance margin value