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Search for symbols

You can search for a stock symbol using a keyword lookup on the symbols description. Results are ordered by average volume of the symbol.

Endpoint

Method
GET
URL
/v1/markets/search

Headers

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

Query Parameters

q
A search keyword
Required: true
indexes
Include indexes in the results
Example: 'indexes=true'

Response

Field Description
symbol Symbol of the company
exchange Exchange where the company is listed
type Type of the security (stock, etf, index)
description Company description

Example

Command

$ curl -H "Authorization: Bearer {access token}" https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=google

Request

GET /v1/markets/search?q=google HTTP/1.1
Host: api.tradier.com
Accept: application/xml
Authorization: Bearer 098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6

Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/xml;charset=utf-8
X-Ratelimit-Allowed: 60
X-Ratelimit-Used: 1
X-Ratelimit-Available: 59
X-Ratelimit-Expiry: 1369164360001

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<securities>
  <security>
    <symbol>GOOGL</symbol>
    <exchange>XNAS</exchange>
    <type>stock</type>
    <description>Google Inc</description>
  </security>
  <security>
    <symbol>GOOG</symbol>
    <exchange>XNAS</exchange>
    <type>stock</type>
    <description>Google Inc. - Class C Capital Stock</description>
  </security>
</securities>

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