Free Historical Market Data in Excel Spreadsheet


Today, we will talk about Finage new service called Excel Plugin. Finage Excel Plugin providing 25.000+ US Stocks, 2000+ Forex (currency), 1300+ Cryptocurrency, 1600+ Indices, and 2900+ ETFs historical data into Excel spreadsheets and it is completely free to use for whoever has Finage API key. 


Table of Content:

What is Finage Excel Plugin

How is Finage Excel Plugin Works

The importance of Excel

Plugin vs Add-in vs Widget

Final Thoughts 




What is Finage Excel Plugin

Finage Excel Plugin is a new generation way to download historical market data such as US Stocks, Forex, Cryptocurrency, Index, and ETFs into Excel spreadsheets. This is a new generation plugin because;

- You don't need to install any extension.

- You can work on any platform such as; Excel, Numbers, Google Sheets, etc.

- No need to write code or customize complex fields in Spreadsheet.

- Free & easy to use for everybody.

- The only Excel Plugin allows selecting data type, symbol name, and dates on the browser.


To sum up, Finage Excel Plugin is a 21 century way to download historical market data into an Excel spreadsheet and gives you the work on it on your device. 


How is Finage Excel Plugin Works


There are three steps to download historical data sets into Excel spreadsheets - There wouldn't be easier to work on it before!


The first step you need to get a FREE API key from Finage to use the Finage Excel Plugin.



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Secondly, go to the Finage Excel Plugin page to start customizing your historical data:


On that page you need to select:

- Which Market Data you would like to download.
- Which Symbol, time interval, and dates you would like to use.



- After you complete the form you just need to next and download the file.



- You are ready to work on the historical data by adding graphs, statical analysis, insights and etc. 



The importance of Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of the most significant computer programs because of the critical function it plays in a variety of industries. It is the most widely used spreadsheet program in many corporate and educational settings, as well as personal data management. The initial version of Excel was introduced in 1985. It has been used to execute formula-based arithmetic and calculations, as well as other tasks that may need mathematical calculations, since then. Excel has been popular among corporations, individuals, and institutions due to its versatility and ability to act as a visual basic for a variety of applications. MS Excel's relevance may be observed in the various departmental units where it is employed, as seen below. 


1. Making a graph 
This software is critical for graphing since it can generate a wide range of charts that may be used by various departments to portray statistical data in a more visual manner. Because the equations and techniques are included in the program, creating charts is always simple and time-saving. Excel, unlike other graphing tools, is significantly more cost-effective because it serves a variety of functions and can be used for a variety of purposes. 


2. Data management 
Data is unprocessed information that must be organized and stored in a methodical manner. Microsoft Excel is required to accomplish this efficiently with Finage market data APIs. Excel allows users to create tables in which they can organize their data as well as provide updated keys. Administrators that have a lot of information that needs to be updated on a regular basis benefit from data organization utilizing Excel. Administrators can use Excel tables to track the growth of single and combined statistics such as report trends and product complexities. 


3. Computer programming 
When it comes to programming, you'll find that MS Excel is compatible with practically all of the programming languages used to create macros. This makes it easier to solve complex functions, enhancing programming efficiency. 


Finally, expertise with Microsoft Excel is required in the majority of modern businesses. Many businesses wish to keep track of their products, programs, and operations in a methodical and up-to-date manner. As a result, employees who are capable of generating or inventing Excel macros are regarded assets to a company.


What's the Difference Between Plugins, Widgets, and Add-ons? 

Plugins and widgets keep your page operating smoothly and provide you with the ability to customize it. While they are comparable, the two have significant distinctions in terms of visibility and interaction. It's a plugin if it maintains your page running and functioning properly in the background. It's a widget if a user can see it and interact with it on the page. 


An add-in, on the other hand, is a software program that enhances the capabilities of larger programs. It's a phrase that Microsoft and other platforms use to describe programs that include additional features that may be added to the main program. An add-in has a set of particular but limited functionalities that use very little RAM. 


An add-in can't run on its own; it's made to work with a certain program that's installed independently. The add-in becomes a component of the larger software after it is installed.


Final Thoughts 

The areas of finance that rely on and benefit the most from Excel spreadsheets are financial services and financial accounting. 

If you walk into any major corporation's finance or accounting department, you'll see Excel spreadsheets crunching figures, detailing financial results, and developing budgets, projections, and plans that are used to make significant business decisions.

Only with few steps and you are ready to download 60.000+ securities into Excel spreadsheets in seconds with Finage Excel Plugin. We also recommend watching our Excel Plugin Guide video to learn more about it.

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