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Colleen Sheeren

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Barchart Provides Free Stock Price APIs for Impacted Yahoo Finance API Users

CHICAGO, IL - November 13, 2017 - Today, Barchart, a leading provider of market data and financial technology, announces newly updated free market data APIs with North American coverage for historical stocks, futures and forex, and intraday delayed stocks data offering Yahoo users an alternative to their discontinued API service.

These APIs, which have been made available through Barchart’s OnDemand service allows startups, traders, and developers the opportunity to power websites and apps with efficient and reliable market data in XML, JSON and CSV format.

In addition to the free service, Barchart OnDemand provides an extensive set of flexible cloud-based APIs built upon the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure. Barchart continues to expand its data offering including newly released APIs for Cryptocurrency data.

The free market data service includes:

Quote Data:

  • 2,500 queries per day
  • 100 symbols per query

Historical Data:

  • 2 years of daily history
  • 3 months of n-minute history
  • 1,500 queries per day

Data Included:

  • Intraday delayed stocks from BATS
  • Intraday delayed global forex data
  • End-of-day and historical U.S. Stocks, U.S. futures and forex. Stocks includes: AMEX, NASDAQ and NYSE. Futures include: CBOT, CME, COMEX and NYMEX.

To register for Barchart’s free API service, please visit our website.

About Barchart
Barchart is a leading provider of 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. For more information, please visit

Yahoo is a brand of Oath, which is a subsidiary of Verizon (VZ).