Create a watchlist

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

Create a new watchlist. The new watchlist created will use the specified name and optional symbols upon creation.

POST

Headers

Header Required Values/Example Default
Accept Optional application/xml, application/json application/xml
Content-Type Required application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Authorization Required Bearer {token}

Parameters

Parameter Type Param Type Required Values/Example Default
name Form String Required My Watchlist
A watchlist name
symbols Form String Required AAPL,IBM,NFLX
Comma-delimited list of symbols to add to watchlist

Code Example

If you're developing in the sandbox, change the hostname to https://sandbox.tradier.com
curl -X POST "https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists" \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer <TOKEN>' \
     -H 'Accept: application/json' \
     -H 'Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded' \
     -d 'name=My Watchlist&symbols=AAPL,IBM,NFLX'
// 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
        .post("https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists")
        .addHeader("Authorization", "Bearer <TOKEN>")
        .addHeader("Accept", "application/json")
        .addParameter("name", "My Watchlist")
        .addParameter("symbols", "AAPL,IBM,NFLX")
        .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/watchlists")

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

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(url)
request["Authorization"] = 'Bearer <TOKEN>'
request["Accept"] = 'application/json'
request["Content-Type"] = 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'
request.body = "name=My Watchlist&symbols=AAPL,IBM,NFLX"

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"
    "strconv"
    "strings"
)

func main() {
    apiUrl := "https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists"
    data := url.Values{} 
    data.Set("name", "My Watchlist") 
    data.Set("symbols", "AAPL,IBM,NFLX")

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

    client := &http.Client{}
    r, _ := http.NewRequest("POST", urlStr, strings.NewReader(data.Encode()))
    r.Header.Add("Authorization", "Bearer <TOKEN>")
    r.Header.Add("Accept", "application/json")
    r.Header.Add("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
    r.Header.Add("Content-Length", strconv.Itoa(len(data.Encode())))

    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/watchlists");
    var requestData = "name=My Watchlist&symbols=AAPL,IBM,NFLX";
    var data = Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes(requestData);
    
    request.Method = "POST";
    request.Headers["Authorization"] = "Bearer <TOKEN>";
    request.Accept = "application/json";
    request.ContentType = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded";
    request.ContentLength = data.Length;

    using (var stream = request.GetRequestStream())
     {
         stream.Write(data, 0, data.Length);
     }

    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: 'post',
    url: 'https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists',
    form: {
       'name': 'My Watchlist',
       'symbols': 'AAPL,IBM,NFLX'
    },
    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.post('https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists',
    data={'name': 'My Watchlist', 'symbols': 'AAPL,IBM,NFLX'},
    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($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://api.tradier.com/v1/watchlists');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, 'name=My Watchlist&symbols=AAPL,IBM,NFLX');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);

$headers = array();
$headers[] = 'Authorization: Bearer <TOKEN>';
$headers[] = 'Accept: application/json';
$headers[] = 'Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded';
curl_setopt($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

{
   "watchlist":{
      "name":"My Watchlist",
      "id":"my_watchlist",
      "public_id":"public-6f8f625wti",
      "items":{
         "item":[
            {
               "symbol":"AAPL",
               "id":"aapl"
            },
            {
               "symbol":"IBM",
               "id":"ibm"
            },
            {
               "symbol":"NFLX",
               "id":"nflx"
            }
         ]
      }
   }
}