The Bloomberg API provides free, unrestricted access to raw financial data on current market trades (either real-time or delayed), reference data on historical information, and records of intraday trading. This library, for use with Windows OS, allows users to interface with the API from within Java. As part of their Open Market Data Initiative both the API and library are offered under a "free-use" license, which allows unrestricted access to the interface's header files, along with documentation and programming examples. Extensive documentation, including code examples, is available in the Developer Documentation and at the API website.
Option trading can be quite a tricky business, and an investor can spend countless hours sifting through reams of un-impressive trade options before coming across any good ones. PowerOptions is an online options information and trading site that exists to make the process of option investing a lot less laborious and time consuming, and in effect, more lucrative. PowerOptions' API provides a simple solution for interacting with the company's patented suite of tools.
Payza introduced a new Bitcoin SendMoney API that enables merchants to send payment to recipients inside and outside of the Payza network. Because Bitcoin is a true peer-to-peer digital currency, Payza's latest API is able to use the currency to send payments directly to the Bitcoin address.
This article highlights the top 10 financial APIs on ProgrammableWeb. Capabilities provided by these Finance APIs include digital payments, accessing currency exchange rates & more. With more people using digital payments for purchasing online, it’s no surprise that financial APIs are popular.