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Ally Invest API

Getting Started

Our API allows any developer to write fully featured trading and analytical applications through their brokerage account. We also provide documentation, development tools and update information.

Track your balance, holdings, and recent trades across single or multiple accounts.

Trading activity

Preview, submit, and modify orders. Check and update order status.

Market data

Access real-time data for quoting and account holdings.

Register Your Application

If you’re interested in partnering with Ally Invest as a company or developer get in touch with us at InvestAPI@ally.com

API Request Endpoint


Getting Set Up

  1. Login to your Ally Invest account
  2. Browse to http://ally.com/api/invest/documentation
  3. Click "Manage Applications"
    • This part of the site allows you to see all of the applications you have authorized to your account, as well as the applications you have created.
  4. Click "Create a new application"
    • This form will create a new application for you to begin development
    • Enter each piece of information about the application you'd like to have set up
    • The Callback URL is only necessary during the OAuth process and doesn't need to be valid for development
  5. Once submitted you'll be presented with 4 keys used for authentication into your account (See the OAuth section)
    • Consumer Key: the key associated with your application
    • Consumer Secret: the key used to sign requests on behalf of your application
    • Access Token: the key used to make requests on behalf of your user account
    • Access Token Secret: the key used to sign requests on behalf of the user
  6. That's it. You're ready to start coding.

Any mention of actual symbols are to be used for coding purposes only and do not imply a recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell a particular security or to engage in any particular investment strategy.

At the time of publication and in the preceding month, Ally Invest did not have ownership greater than 1% in any stocks mentioned here and does not have any other actual, material conflict of interest known at the time of publication.

Ally Invest did not receive compensation from a public offering or from investment banking services related to any companies mentioned here within the past 12 months, or expects to receive any in the next 3 months. Ally Invest did not engage in market making in the securities mentioned here.

Ally Invest Securities' background can be found at FINRA's BrokerCheck. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors.

Review the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options brochure (PDF) before you begin trading options. Options investors may lose the entire amount of their investment in a relatively short period of time.