Search for Symbols

  • Available in Sandbox
  • Available in Production
  • Available to Advisors
  • Supported

Get a list of symbols using a keyword lookup on the symbols description. Results are in descending order by average volume of the security. This can be used for simple search functions.

GET

Headers

Header Required Values/Example Default
Accept Optional application/xml, application/json application/xml
Authorization Required Bearer {token}

Parameters

Parameter Type Param Type Required Values/Example Default
q Query String Required alphabet Current month
Search query
indexes Query String Optional false true
Whether to include indexes in the results

Code Example

If you're developing in the sandbox, change the hostname to https://sandbox.tradier.com
curl -X GET "https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=alphabet&indexes=false" \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer <TOKEN>' \
     -H 'Accept: application/json'
// Version 1.8.0_31    
import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.JsonNode;
import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpUriRequest;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.RequestBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClientBuilder;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

import java.io.IOException;

public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    final HttpUriRequest request = RequestBuilder
        .get("https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search")
        .addHeader("Authorization", "Bearer <TOKEN>")
        .addHeader("Accept", "application/json")
        .addParameter("q", "alphabet")
        .addParameter("indexes", "false")
        .build();

    final HttpResponse response = HttpClientBuilder.create().build().execute(request);
    final String jsonString = EntityUtils.toString(response.getEntity());
    final JsonNode json = new ObjectMapper().readTree(jsonString);
    
    System.out.println(response.getStatusLine().getStatusCode());
    System.out.println(json);
  }
}
# Version 2.5.0p0    
require 'uri'
require 'net/http'

url = URI("https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=alphabet&indexes=false")

http = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port)
http.use_ssl = true

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(url)
request["Authorization"] = 'Bearer <TOKEN>'
request["Accept"] = 'application/json'

response = http.request(request)
puts response.code
puts response.read_body
// Version go1.12      
package main

import (
    "fmt"
    "net/http"
    "net/url"
    "io/ioutil"
    "log"
)

func main() {
    apiUrl := "https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=alphabet&indexes=false"

    u, _ := url.ParseRequestURI(apiUrl)
    urlStr := u.String()

    client := &http.Client{}
    r, _ := http.NewRequest("GET", urlStr, nil)
    r.Header.Add("Authorization", "Bearer <TOKEN>")
    r.Header.Add("Accept", "application/json")

    resp, _ := client.Do(r)
    responseData, err := ioutil.ReadAll(resp.Body)

    if err != nil {
      log.Fatal(err)
    }

    fmt.Println(resp.Status)
    fmt.Println(string(responseData))
}
// Version 4.6.2.0    
using System;
using System.Net;  
using System.IO;
using System.Text;

public class MainClass {
  public static void Main (string[] args) {
    var request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create("https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=alphabet&indexes=false");
    request.Method = "GET";
    request.Headers["Authorization"] = "Bearer <TOKEN>";
    request.Accept = "application/json";

    var response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();

    Console.WriteLine (response.StatusCode);
    var responseString = new StreamReader(response.GetResponseStream()).ReadToEnd();
    Console.WriteLine (responseString);
  }
}
// Version 10.15.2    
const request = require('request');

request({
    method: 'get',
    url: 'https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search',
    qs: {
       'q': 'alphabet',
       'indexes': 'false'
    },
    headers: {
      'Authorization': 'Bearer <TOKEN>',
      'Accept': 'application/json'
    }
  }, (error, response, body) => {
      console.log(response.statusCode);
      console.log(body);
  });
# Version 3.6.1    
import requests

response = requests.get('https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search',
    params={'q': 'alphabet', 'indexes': 'false'},
    headers={'Authorization': 'Bearer <TOKEN>', 'Accept': 'application/json'}
)
json_response = response.json()
print(response.status_code)
print(json_response)
<?php
// Version 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
$ch = curl_init();

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://api.tradier.com/v1/markets/search?q=alphabet&indexes=false');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, 'GET');

$headers = array();
$headers[] = 'Authorization: Bearer <TOKEN>';
$headers[] = 'Accept: application/json';

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, $headers);

$result = curl_exec($ch);
$http_code = curl_getinfo($ch, CURLINFO_HTTP_CODE);
if (curl_errno($ch)) {
    echo 'Error:' . curl_error($ch);
}
curl_close ($ch);
echo $http_code;
echo $result;

Response

Response Definition

{
  "securities": {
    "security": [
      {
        "symbol": "GOOGL",
        "exchange": "Q",
        "type": "stock",
        "description": "Alphabet Inc"
      },
      {
        "symbol": "GOOG",
        "exchange": "Q",
        "type": "stock",
        "description": "Alphabet Inc. - Class C Capital Stock"
      }
    ]
  }
}