122 Business APIs: Conversant, Jigsaw and Torpio

Matthew Scott, November 5th, 2013

JigsawOur API directory now includes 122 business APIs. The newest is the ZenPayroll API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Jigsaw API. We list 4 Jigsaw mashups .

96 Stocks APIs: Bloomberg, NASDAQ and E*TRADE

Wendell Santos, May 22nd, 2013

BloombergOur API directory now includes 96 stocks APIs. The newest is the Eurex VALUES API. The most popular, in terms of directory page views, is the Bloomberg API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of stocks APIs.

TD Ameritrade and the 1%: API Only for Half a Millionaires

Adam DuVander, January 24th, 2013

AmeriTradeIt’s been two and a half years since we wrote about the API you need $25,000 to use. According to several reports online, accounts must hold $500,000 or perform 30 or more trades per quarter to use the TD Ameritrade API.

59 Money APIs: Microsoft adCenter, ActBlue and TD Ameritrade

Wendell Santos, October 3rd, 2012

Microsoft adCenterOur API directory now includes 59 money APIs. The newest is the MoneyScience API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Microsoft adCenter API. We list 3 Microsoft adCenter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of money APIs.

API Spotlight: The Giving Lab, Plivo, HealthJibe and The Washington Post.

Matthew Scott, August 31st, 2012

The Giving LabOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, those ten will get thrown into the spotlight. Todays featured APIs include The Giving Lab API, which considers itself a charity and aims to help charities reach their goals through the technical side. To read more about how The Giving Lab is making giving, fundraising and paying money to charity easier, visit The Giving Lab API post and The Giving Lab Site.

TD Ameritrade Demonstrates Power of APIs with iRebal-Veo Integration

Eric Carter, August 29th, 2012

TD Ameritrade VeoTD Ameritrade’s open API, Veo, has been used to offer greater insight to traders through integration with third party applications and its own trading services (e.g. service accounts, process client data, money on demand, etc.). However, TD Ameritrade may have shown its true belief in the power of APIs with its acquisition of iRebal. By integrating iRebal’s rebalancing software with the Veo API, TD Ameritrade is able to remove tedious, manual processes that typically appear with rebalancing.

Today in APIs: Twitter Buys an API, New Klout Scores Hit API and 27 New APIs

Adam DuVander, August 14th, 2012

TwitterTwitter is adding a mobile A/B testing suite to its collection of APIs-turned-employees. The Twitter-derived Klout API is rolling out a new scoring algorithm and site. Plus: Flickr highlights a cam-sharing app, TD Ameritrade API starting to bear fruit and 27 new APIs.

180 Finance APIs: PayPal, CrunchBase and FreshBooks

Wendell Santos, June 26th, 2012

PayPalOur API directory now includes 180 finance APIs. The newest is the TTAGG Stock API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the PayPal API. We list 33 PayPal mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of finance APIs.

Openness and Innovation in Self-serve Stock Brokering

Garrett Wilkin, June 7th, 2011

TradeKingThe banking and finance industries, as you may know, are not on the top of the list for openness.  ”TradeKing has aimed to be the most innovative and transparent broker from the beginning,” CIO Dan Raju said when I spoke with him recently about the TradeKing API and the strategic reasons for providing it to the marketplace. TradeKing deserves credit for taking this bold stance.

42 New APIs: Sprint, TD Ameritrade, Verizon and KISSMetrics

Adam DuVander, February 6th, 2011

This week we had 42 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile geolocation service, New York City transit service, flower sales and delivery service, lawyer and doctor directory, web based lean project management application and cloud based logging service. We wrote about three of these more in-depth: New York City Touts Its API on Subway Advertisements; Expert Legal and Medical Directory an API Call Away; and TD Ameritrade’s Second API Aimed at Financial Advisors. Below is more detail on all 42 new APIs.

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