No Finvix API No IQFeed on Linux so only Barchart may do

(Last Updated On: December 7, 2020)
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It seems Finviz has no API which is sort of sad. I love IQFeed but they do not really support Linux natively. So here I am looking at Barchart.

There is a way to build scanning techniques vs getLeader function found in Python as hinted at here.

Their Premiere membership is only $29 which is cheap. Who thinks it includes API access since they appear to be featured differently?

FAQ and potential sign up here for free ApI access

I got the basics working with a free API key but ran into trouble with leaders function (see the examples farther down)

Also refer to ‘Sample Queries’ section in CSV format, you can get response with


I just got the quote. It is very very expensive for monthly access to the APIs of Barchart. We are talking in the excess of $500 -$1000 for each one. I my mind, that is excessive so I need to find a works around in Linux with IQFeed.

As in the suds package, you will notice will not pip install so pay attention to this package replacement suds-jurko

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