How to get stock data (Historical Stock Quotes)?

Stock market data APIs offer real-time or historical data on financial assets that are currently being traded in the markets. These APIs usually offer prices of public stocks, ETFs, ETNs.

These data can be used for generating technical indicators which are the foundation to build trading strategies and monitor the market.

The popular stock APIs:

  • Alpha Vantage 
  • Intrinio 
  • Xignite 
  • IEX Cloud 
  • Tradier 

Here is an updated list of ten new websites that allow you to download free historical data for U.S. stocks.

  • AlphaVantage. 
  • Financial Content. 
  • Tiingo. 
  • Quotemedia. 
  • Investopedia. 
  • Macrotrends. 
  • Wall Street Journal.
  • Nasdaq Website.
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Stooq