The E*TRADE Equity Edge API provides programmatic access to the stock plan administration platform. It provides a way to access E*TRADE to submit or retrieve participants, grants, payroll and transactional data. This API includes services for; Grant Import, Grant Export, Market Value, Tax Import and others. It allows E*TRADE partners and clients to integrate a system of records for HRIS/Payroll purposes, to authenticate external applications with EEO and submit or retrieve Participant, Grants, Payroll and more. This API provides most services via REST API with features that are accessed with HTTP GET and POST requests and parameters as JSON data. E*TRADE is online trading for retail investors to place a trade online to an exchange, without the need of a human broker.