Barchart Bows Event-Based API for Monitoring, Alerting

The new API will allow users to monitor for specific events and conditions, and to generate alerts when those conditions are met.

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For example, the API can be used to send text messages, emails or push notifications when the price of an instrument crosses a certain level, or when a company announces news, or based on a combination of market, technical and fundamental data.

The API is a managed service utilizing Amazon Web Services' cloud infrastructure.

"The storing, monitoring and sending of the event-based alerts are managed by Barchart inside of AWS," says Barchart president Eero Pikat. "We also supply the underlying mar

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