Updated: 2017-05-22

getSpecialOptions

By Barchart

    The getSpecialOptions API provides delayed ("I") and end-of-day ("D") data for short-dated and weekly futures options.

    Query Parameters

    Parameter Description Data Type
    contract A symbol or code that identifies an options contract.
    fields Additional fields requested. !NOTE:
    mode Delayed ("I") or end-of-day ("D").
    premiumRange Optionally filter the results by premium with a price range.
    root A symbol or code that identifies a option root.
    sortDirection Whether to sort the options in ascending or descending order based of the expiration date.
    type The type of option desired, Call or Put.

    Response Fields

    Field Description Data Type
    change The difference between the last traded price and the previous close. double
    contract The symbol for the futures contract. string
    contractMonth The month code for this option's contracrt. string
    contractName The name of the futures contract. string
    date The price date. date
    exchange The name of the exchange the instrument belongs to. string
    expirationDate The expiration date. date
    high The highest traded price for the session. double
    last The last price the instrument traded. double
    low The lowest traded price for the session. double
    open The opening (first) price for the session. double
    openInterest The open interest for the option double
    optionType Distinguishes the option by short dated or weekly. string
    percentChange The percent difference between the last traded price and the previous close. double
    premium The option's premium double
    root The root symbol for the future. string
    strike The options's strike price. double
    symbol A symbol or code that identifies the futures contract. string
    type Either Call or Put. string
    underlying_future A symbol or code that identifies the underlying futures contract. string
    volume The volume of the option integer

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