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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. (7 messages, Page 1 of 1)

gdudey
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Posted: Feb 14, 2021 06:45 PM          Msg. 1 of 7
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_Stephen
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Posted: Feb 15, 2021 06:23 AM          Msg. 2 of 7
The goal is to have the file updated by February 28th, 2021.


Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

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support@iqfeed.net

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

DTN_Gary_Stephen
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Posted: Feb 15, 2021 06:41 AM          Msg. 3 of 7
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.

Sincerely,
Gary Stephen
DTN IQFeed Implementation Support Specialist

mac
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Posted: Apr 26, 2021 11:58 AM          Msg. 4 of 7
Hi,

Any update on when the historical options file will be updated?

Thanks,

MAC

DTN_Stephen
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Posted: Apr 26, 2021 12:12 PM          Msg. 5 of 7
Current estimate is June or July.

Our current priority is to complete the data servers move before we can focus our attention on these files.

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

DTN
800-779-7299
support@iqfeed.net

gdudey
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Posted: Aug 21, 2021 02:02 AM          Msg. 6 of 7
Any updates, it has been so long since the last update :-(

DTN_Stephen
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Posted: Aug 21, 2021 09:40 PM          Msg. 7 of 7
Once we complete the data server move I have been assured that the file updates are next to be completed.

Unfortunately I do not have an ETA on this.

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

DTN
800-779-7299
support@iqfeed.net
 

 

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