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With headquarters in the heart of Chicago's financial district, Barchart has been an industry-leader since 1995 when we launched Barchart.com as one of the first websites for commodities and futures market data. Since then, we have evolved into a global financial technology leader providing market data and services to the global financial, media, and commodity industries.

Our diversified client base trusts Barchart’s innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news, and publications.

Barchart connects directly to the markets we service, which include equities, futures, options, indices and foreign exchange, as well as dozens of news providers and other sources of data. Our client base is diverse, ranging from financial services (exchanges, brokers and banks) to trading and investment firms, commodity firms (agricultural, energy and metals) to media.

Barchart is focused on developing strong client relationships, providing superior customer service, and tailoring solutions to our clients' specific business needs. Led by industry veterans in both technology and finance, Barchart offers impressive in-depth knowledge that is sure to benefit you and your organization.

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We provide institutional-grade Data, APIs, Content & Tools

Our solutions makes it easy for you to create your own financial products, tools, services, and front to back-office management.

Barchart sources data directly from exchanges around the world and also aggregates data from news agencies, government agencies, associations, and weather providers. Our data is available via APIs or streaming services in low-latency real-time, delayed, end-of-day, or historical formats.



Mark Haraburda, CEO

Mark Haraburda has been CEO of Barchart since May 2016. He previously served as Managing Director of Business Development & Sales at Barchart from 2007. Previous experience includes roles with the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (Cboe) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). Mark has a Master of Financial Markets degree from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bradley University.


Andrew Lowdon, COO

Andrew Lowdon has been COO of Barchart since May 2016. He previously served as CEO since 2001 and started with Barchart in 1995. Andrew is responsible for Barchart's day-to-day operations, including data management, quality and up-time. Andrew has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.


Eero A. Pikat, President

Eero A. Pikat has been President of Barchart since 2001. Eero also previously served as CTO and started with Barchart in 1998 as head of development. At heart, Eero is a software developer and architect. He has spent close to 20 years architecting software and hardware solutions for the financial industry. Eero has a Master of Computer Science degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.


Keith Petersen, Head of Strategy

Keith has been Head of Strategy at Barchart since September 2017. Keith’s experience includes stops at Bank of America, IMC Financial Markets, CME Group. His background is in business development, M&A strategy, and product, with a focus on Equities, FX, and the physical commodities ecosystem. Keith has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Michael Browne, Head of Sales

Michael Browne has been Head of Commodity Sales at Barchart since June 2017. His previous roles include product management, product development and business unit leadership. Michael has an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas, an M.S. in Information Services from Golden Gate University, and BS in Engineering from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology.


Colleen Sheeren, Head of Marketing

Colleen Sheeren has been Head of Marketing at Barchart since April 2018. She previously served as a Marketing Associate and started with Barchart in 2015. Colleen is responsible for Barchart’s day-to-day strategic marketing efforts as well as overseeing advertising and event planning. Colleen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Saint Ambrose University.


5m Publishing
AP Association Press
Argus Media
Bank of Canada
Canadian Press
Carbon Media Group
CBC Canadian Broadcasting Company
Cboe Chicago Board Options Exchange
CME Chicago
Dorman Trading
Farmers Bureau
Farmers Edge
Federal Reserve Board
Financial Content
Goldman Sachs
Heartland Co-Op
Incredible Charts
Intl FCStone
Kensho Technologies
missing step
Money Map Press
Motley Fool
Oil Market Journal
Power Trader
Royal Bank of Canada
Raymond James
Rosenthal Collins
Shaw Connect
Sierra Chart
S&P Capital
Stansberry Research
Stewart Peterson
Straits Financial
The Globe and Mail
The Street
Thomson Reuters
Vantage Wire
Vista Comm