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Get an option chain

Get an option chain.

Endpoint

Method
GET
URL
/v1/markets/options/chains

Headers

Accept
application/xml, application/json, application/javascript
Default: application/xml
Required: false
Authorization
Bearer {access token}
Required: true

Form Parameters

symbol
The requested symbol
Required: true
expiration
The expiration date to obtain an option chain for, respresented as YYYY-MM-DD.
Required: true
Example: 'expiration=2013-11-16'

Response

Field Description
symbol Option symbol
strike Option strike price
last Last price
bid Current bid
ask Current ask
change Daily net change
open_interest Current open interest

Example

Command

$ curl -H "Authorization: Bearer {access token}" https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/options/chains

Request

GET /v1/markets/options/chains?symbol=msft&expiration=2013-06-07 HTTP/1.1
Host: api.tradier.com
Accept: application/xml
Authorization: Bearer 098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
User-Agent: curl/7.24.0 (x86_64-apple-darwin12.0) libcurl/7.24.0 OpenSSL/0.9.8r zlib/1.2.5

Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml;charset=utf-8
X-Ratelimit-Allowed: 120
X-Ratelimit-Used: 1
X-Ratelimit-Available: 119
X-Ratelimit-Expiry: 1369164360001

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<options>
  <option>
    <symbol>MSFT130607C00025000</symbol>
    <strike>25.000</strike>
    <last>10.60</last>
    <bid>9.60</bid>
    <ask>9.70</ask>
    <change>0.00</change>
    <open_interest>0</open_interest>
  </option>
  <option>
    <symbol>MSFT130607C00026000</symbol>
    <strike>26.000</strike>
    <bid>8.60</bid>
    <ask>8.70</ask>
    <open_interest>0</open_interest>
  </option>
  <option>
    <symbol>MSFT130607C00027000</symbol>
    <strike>27.000</strike>
    <bid>7.60</bid>
    <ask>7.70</ask>
    <open_interest>0</open_interest>
  </option>
  ...
</options>

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