Barchart OnDemand Offers Global Commodity Pricing through Amazon Web Services
CHICAGO, IL – September 23, 2014 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced the availability of global commodity / futures pricing through Barchart OnDemand. Barchart OnDemand is a cloud-based service developed for accessing and delivering market data and information using web services. Barchart OnDemand is built upon the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure and features the ability to easily access an extensive amount of market data and information. With the integration of market data from futures exchanges around the world, Barchart OnDemand offers an extensive inventory of exchange price data (equities and derivatives) through a single service.
“Our OnDemand services are growing rapidly, both in terms of client demand, and the amount of APIs and data we are offering," said Barchart President Eero Pikat. “We are also beginning to leverage the data management and distribution infrastructure we have built, as we offer this technology to other data providers as an EDM solution, including vendors and exchanges. As an Amazon Technology Partner, we can easily accommodate the ever growing infrastructure needs to manage massive amounts of data and we can adapt very quickly to the needs of our clients," added Pikat.
Barchart OnDemand allows financial, commodity, technology and media companies to easily integrate market data and information into software, mobile apps, websites and middle/back-office systems. Barchart OnDemand offers over 35 web services APIs to access market data and information, including pricing from equity and commodity exchanges around the world, reference and fundamental data from public companies, global news, technical data and weather. The APIs include:
Splits, Dividends and Earnings: getCorporateActions, getEarningsEstimates
Leaderboards and Lists: getLeaders, getHighsLows, getSectors
Charts and Analytics: getChart, getTechnicals, getScreener, getSignal, getMomentum
Meta Data: getInstrumentDefinition, getFuturesSpecifications, getFuturesExpirations, getFuturesOptionsExpiration
Other: getWeather, getUSDAGrainPrices
Barchart OnDemand APIs support both GET and POST requests, as well as SOAP, and data can be delivered in multiple formats like XML, JSON and CSV. And, as a web services solution, Barchart OnDemand is compatible with any operating system, such as Windows, Linux, iOS or Android, and any programming language, such as Java, PHP, or ASP.NET.
Barchart OnDemand provides cloud-based market data solutions to financial services, trading and investment firms; software and mobile app developers; digital media; commodity producers and processors; and, corporate investor relations and treasury departments. Barchart OnDemand can be used to supply financial data to front, middle and back-office software applications used for market analysis, trading, and accounting, as well as for integrating financial content into websites and mobile apps. Other applications include powering portfolio management tools, risk management systems and charting applications.
About Barchart With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, media, agriculture and energy industries. As a full-service provider of equity, index, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart's goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com.