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.

Win Startup Mentorship In TradeKing Pitch Fest

Garrett Wilkin, September 6th, 2012

TradeKingTradeKing, who provides financial services APIs like the TradeKing API, has partnered with the 1M/1M global virtual business incubator program to provide a pitch fest contest.  20 entrepreneurs who submit their applications by September 10th will be selected to give present their pitch to Silicon Valley strategy consultant Sramana Mitra & TradeKing CEO Dan Raju.  12 teams will be selected from the group to receive a year of mentorship and guidance.  The pitch fest will be broken into two presentation dates, October 4th and 10th.

APIs Essential for Quantified Self’s Core Purpose

Eric Carter, August 21st, 2012

Quantified Self, “a collaboration of users and tool makers who share an interest in self knowledge through self-tracking,” requires tapping into massive amounts of data for its very existence. Members meet in an online community, and in person through small groups and a larger conference. The goal of any meeting is to learn, develop, and refine methods for collecting personal data in hopes to generate an effective response to the data. At Quantified Self forums around the world, “[i]ndividuals tell their stores of using data to better understand who they are and how they interact with the world around them.” says Singly.

TradeKing Encourages Innovative Entrepreneurs with API Competition

Eric Carter, August 13th, 2012

TradeKingIn May, TradeKing announced major enhancements to its open API. Now, TradeKing wants to see the API’s functionality shine in creative new apps; TradeKing recently announced the TradeKing Financial Entrepreneur Pitch-Fest Competition.

Today in APIs: Advanced Twitter Filtering, OAuth Voice of Reason and 18 New APIs

Adam DuVander, August 6th, 2012

GnipThe Gnip API continues its focus on social data, providing new ways to filter the Twitter firehose. There are a lot of complaints about OAuth, but one presentation warns not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. Plus: New York Times announces new developer events, a new API billionaire and 18 new APIs.

New API Browses Twitter for Market Sentiment

Eric Carter, July 13th, 2012

SNTMNTThe financial trading sector has witnessed a number of APIs appear on the trading scene over the past few years (e.g. TradeKing, Data Explorers, etc.). However, the data pulled from most of these financial APIs concentrates on the numbers (e.g. shares bought, shares sold, ROIC, debt metrics, etc.). Last week, “SNTMNT [launched] the first API worldwide that gives predictions based on Twitter sentiment about future stock price movement for all S&P 500 stocks.” Although the data behind the number-centric APIs has sharpened trading tools and given traders valuable insight into financial data, the SNTMNT API offers the other side of the trading coin: traders’ concerns and certainties.

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.

TradeKing Enhances Open API

Eric Carter, May 4th, 2012

TradeKingTradeKing’s SVP of Product—Kevin Delo—recently commented: “TradeKing has always been about providing tools that help clients trade in the ways that best suit their personal style.” With a series of recent enhancements to TradeKing’s open API, TradeKing furthers its mission to enable clients.

$100K in Prizes Awarded to Students in Stock API Contest

Romin Irani, February 17th, 2012

TradeKingOnline stock and options brokerTradeKing, has just announced the results of its $100K Campus Challenge for students to use its TradeKing API. The API lets developers build applications to manage trading activity, access to market data and account management. The company challenged business students to create uniquely new web and mobile applications.

11 API Management Services

Kin Lane, October 19th, 2011
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