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»Forums Index »Product Support »IQFeed Datafeed Wish List »API to request historical option prices and symbols.
Author Topic: API to request historical option prices and symbols. (3 messages, Page 1 of 1)

-Interested User-
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Posted: Feb 14, 2021 06:45 PM          Msg. 1 of 3
Right now it seems that we can use the IEOptions file that lists all the previous options symbols. The problem with that is it requires the file to be downloaded separately and it is not updated very often.
So, it would be really nice if that was an API that was kept up to date and could be queried like the current OptionChain Lookup or even just to allow the current calls to look backward instead of only forward.

-DTN Guru-
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Posted: Feb 15, 2021 06:23 AM          Msg. 2 of 3
The goal is to have the file updated by February 28th, 2021.

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist


Edited by DTN_Stephen on Feb 15, 2021 at 06:33 AM

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Posted: Feb 15, 2021 06:41 AM          Msg. 3 of 3
Also, I have submitted a formal request that this functionality be added to the Option Chains API. We will notify you when there is any further news on it.

Gary Stephen
DTN IQFeed Implementation Support Specialist


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