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Symbol Map - Version 3.0

Overview

The Symbol Map is an API for mapping of ticker symbol information. You can request information on symbols in our database, which allows you to build data-intensive applications, such as AJAX stock quote lookup boxes with auto completion, parsers which scan text for company names, and much more.

Data Format

The API is accessed through HTTP, and data is formatted in TAB separated format, which you can open in applications such as Microsoft Excel.

Sample Response

A	STOCK	AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, Inc.	NYSE
AA	STOCK   ALCOA, Inc.	NYSE
AAC	STOCK   ABLEAUCTIONS.COM, Inc.	AMEX
AACS	STOCK   American Commerce Solutions, Inc.	OTC
AAI	STOCK   AIRTRAN HOLDINGS, Inc.	NYSE
AAIAF	STOCK   Astral Media Inc Class A	OTC
 

Fields

The standard fields are:

Field Name Data Type Meaning
Ticker String Primary Ticker Symbol
Symbol Type String Type of symbol, STOCK, FUND, etc.
Name String Company Name
Exchange String Listed Exchange, NYSE, NASDAQ, etc.