OandaAPI is a simple Ruby wrapper for the Oanda REST API. It allows you to access Oanda FX accounts, get market data, trade and build trading strategies. The REST API provides a way for you to develop trading strategies and automate your trading experience. Use OANDA services for FX & CFD trading, exchange rates data and corporate FX payments.
Bank of America, the second largest bank in the U.S., introduced a new API on Tuesday for its corporate treasury customers. Using the API, these customers can access their banking information and perform real-time transactions. The bank believes that it will improve its ability to collaborate.
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