Today we will answer the most asked questions and also you will find some tips and knowledge about market data.


- What are some good APIs for real-time stock quotes? How do I find stock price API? Does Google Finance API still work? Does Yahoo Finance API still work?

 

After Yahoo finance and Google finance stops to providing APIs for developers, new generation market data providers start to offer Rest APIs and WebSockets with instant access and affordable feeds as such; stocks, forex, cryptocurrency, ETFs, indices and financial statements. Finage is a new generation market feeds provider company in the UK and serving +18.500 users.


-  How do you get real-time stock data? How do I get stock data live?

 

Real-time stock data processing inside of the relevant stock exchanges and deliver to trade platforms, brokers and data vendor companies. Because of the exchange scales getting real-time stock data from them would be expensive, development required, paper works required and not suitable even medium-size companies.

There fore market data vendors like Finage, providing REST APIs and easy to understand documentation will offer individuals to companies scale affordable, well documented, affordable and instantly accessible data. We are using two protocols APIs and WebSockets. You may check our endpoints with the documentation link.

 

- How do I get real-time stock in Excel?


You can fetch the real-time stock data or store historical store data in excel or numbers via stock API and a bit of programming. You can find an example of how to get stock data in excel inside of our blog post: How to get Stock Data into Excel

You can also get Free Stock API key to start from Finage: Get Free API Key

 

- What's the most expensive stock?


Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A)


Stock Price: USD 316,248.31 (Rs. 2,20,62,114.60)

 

Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli AG

Stock Price: 78,500 CHF (Rs. 53,63,063.90)

 

Next Plc

Stock Price: 5,844 GBP (Rs. 5,27,403.47)

 

Seaboard Corporation

Stock Price: USD 4,699.00 (Rs. 3,28,272.14)

 

NVR Inc.

Stock Price: USD 3,215 (Rs. 2,24,567.75)

 

You can check Finage Stock UI page to discover more stocks by stock price, stock news, stock historical charts and company news.

 

- When are US Stock Markets operating? What are pre and after-hours mean?

Regular trading hours for the U.S. stock markets, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time on weekdays (except stock market holidays). Pre-market trading typically occurs between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., though it can begin as early as 4 a.m. ET. After-hours trading starts at 4 p.m. and can run as late as 8 p.m. ET.


- What is REST API services?

A REST API (also known as RESTful API) is an application programming interface (API or web API) that conforms to the constraints of REST architectural style and allows for interaction with RESTful web services. An API is a set of definitions and protocols for building and integrating application software.

 

- What is API in forex?

Application programming interfaces, or APIs, have become increasingly popular with the rise of automated trading systems. For example, MetaTrader is one of the most popular foreign exchange (forex) trading applications and requires API access in order to secure real-time pricing and place trades.

 

- What is an API Cryptocurrency?

API is short for Application Programming Interface, which is basically a set of rules describing how two applications interact with each other. For crypto currency trading, an API allows you to connect with your exchange, giving you access to real time market data, to make trades, and manage your account.

 

- What is a Financial Statements API?

Financial data APIs (application programming interfaces) are pieces of software that interact with financial applications to facilitate information access, transactions, and payments. The goal of a financial data API is to allow a user to retrieve financial information exactly when they want it. There are five types of financial statements including income statement, statement of financial position, statement of change in equity, statement of cash flow, and the Noted (disclosure) to financial statements.

 

You can discover over 60.000 securities in real-time and historical via APIs and WebSockets. Finage providing US & Global Stocks, Forex, Cryptocurrency, Indices, ETFs and Financial Statements.