A Robust Set Of Market Data APIs Over At Alpha Vantage

February 14, 2018
We are working to profile more market data APIs for inclusion in the Streamdata.io API Gallery, and as we prepare new entries, we like to also introduce them to our users via the Streamdata.io blog. Along with the addition of each API entry, we are looking for other interesting stories, tools, visualizations, and resources we can share with the Streamdata.io community. After profiling the currency API 1Forge the other day, we wanted to move on to a wider source of market data from the folks at Alpha Advantage

Alpha Vantage (APIs.json
Composed of a tight-knit community of researchers, engineers, and business professionals, Alpha Vantage Inc. is a leading provider of free APIs for realtime and historical data on stocks, physical currencies, and digital/crypto currencies. Our success is driven by rigorous research, cutting edge technology, and a disciplined focus on democratizing access to data.

Market Data provider Alpha Vantage is great for streaming real time with Streamdata.io

Key Links

Website
Documentation
Forum
Command Line Interface

API Details (OpenAPI)

- Chaikin A/D line (AD) /query?function=AD (GET) - This API returns the Chaikin A/D line (AD) values
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) /query?function=ADX (GET) - This API returns the average directional movement index (ADX) values
Aroon (AROON) /query?function=AROON (GET) - This API returns the Aroon (AROON) values
Batch Stock Quotes /query?function=BATCH_STOCK_QUOTES (GET) - The batch stock quotes API enables the querying of multiple stock quotes with a single API request, updated realtime
Bollinger bands (BBANDS) /query?function=BBANDS (GET) - This API returns the Bollinger bands (BBANDS) values
Commodity Channel Index (CCI) /query?function=CCI (GET) - This API returns the commodity channel index (CCI) values
Currency Exchange Rates /query?function=CURRENCY_EXCHANGE_RATE (GET) - Realtime currency exchange rates for physical and digital currencies
Digital Currencies Daily /query?function=DIGITAL_CURRENCY_DAILY (GET) - This API returns the daily historical time series for a digital currency
Digital Currencies Intraday /query?function=DIGITAL_CURRENCY_INTRADAY (GET) - This API returns the realtime intraday time series (in 5-minute intervals) for any digital currency
Digital Currencies Monthly /query?function=DIGITAL_CURRENCY_MONTHLY (GET) - This API returns the monthly historical time series for a digital currency
Digital Currencies Weekly /query?function=DIGITAL_CURRENCY_WEEKLY (GET) - This API returns the weekly historical time series for a digital currency
Exponential Moving Average (EMA) /query?function=EMA (GET) - This API returns the exponential moving average (EMA)
Moving Average Convergence / Divergence (MACD) /query?function=MACD (GET) - This API returns the moving average convergence / divergence (MACD) values
Balance Volume (OBV) /query?function=OBV (GET) - This API returns the on balance volume (OBV) values
Relative Strength Index (RSI) /query?function=RSI (GET) - This API returns the relative strength index (RSI) values
Sector Performance /query?function=SECTOR (GET) - This API returns the realtime and historical sector performances calculated from S&P500 incumbents
Simple Moving Average (SMA) /query?function=SMA (GET) - This API returns the simple moving average (SMA) values
Stochastic Oscillator (STOCH) /query?function=STOCH (GET) - This API returns the stochastic oscillator (STOCH) values
Daily Time Series /query?function=TIME_SERIES_DAILY (GET) - This API returns daily time series (date, daily open, daily high, daily low, daily close, daily volume) of the equity specified, covering up to 20 years of historical data
Daily Time Series Adjusted /query?function=TIME_SERIES_DAILY_ADJUSTED (GET) - This API returns daily time series (date, daily open, daily high, daily low, daily close, daily volume, daily adjusted close, and split/dividend events) of the equity specified, covering up to 20 years of historical data
Intraday Time Series /query?function=TIME_SERIES_INTRADAY (GET) - This API returns intraday time series (timestamp, open, high, low, close, volume) of the equity specified, updated realtime
Monthly Time Series /query?function=TIME_SERIES_MONTHLY (GET) - This API returns monthly time series (last trading day of each month, monthly open, monthly high, monthly low, monthly close, monthly volume) of the equity specified, covering up to 20 years of historical data
Monthly Time Series Adjusted /query?function=TIME_SERIES_MONTHLY_ADJUSTED (GET) - This API returns monthly adjusted time series (last trading day of each month, monthly open, monthly high, monthly low, monthly close, monthly adjusted close, monthly volume, monthly dividend) of the equity specified, covering up to 20 years of historical data
Weekly Time Series /query?function=TIME_SERIES_WEEKLY (GET) - This API returns weekly time series (last trading day of each week, weekly open, weekly high, weekly low, weekly close, weekly volume) of the equity specified, covering up to 20 years of historical data

Tags
Exchange Rates, Stock Quotes, Time Series, AD), ADX, AROON, Aroon, Average Directional Movement Index, BBANDS, Balance Volume, Bollinger bands, CCI, Chaikin A/D Line, Commodity Channel Index, Currency, Daily, Digital Currencies, EMA, Exponential Moving Average, Intraday, MACD, Market Data, Monthly, Moving Average Convergence, OBV, Performance, RSI, Relative Strength Index, SMA, STOCH, Sector, Simple Moving Average, Stochastic Oscillator, Time Series, Weekly

Alpha Vantage is one of the leading free API market data solutions out there today. You can get up and running with their API in minutes, and begin to access a wealth of market data that is carefully organized by their team, and made available via simple JSON web APIs; making Alpha Vantage a perfect candidate for streaming using the Streamdata.io proxy. We've successfully proxied all the API Paths listed above, providing a wealth of rich market data for use in any website, mobile, or dashboard application. Additionally, you might want to look at using as part of the delivery of real time machine learning models, trained on different sources of data, covering different time periods.

We will get Alpha Vantage added to the API gallery in coming weeks. We are still experimenting with the best possible way to display all of the APIs that Alpha Vantage offers, making the easy to discovery, but available in a very modular fashion, so that you can choose exactly the types of market data streams you'd like to subscribe to. Alpha Vantage is just the first, in a variety of market data APIs we are profiling as part of this latest round of work. Make sure you subscribe to the blog RSS, or subscribe to the Streamdata.io newsletter, so that you receive regular updates of any new APIs we are adding to the Streamdata.io API Gallery.

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