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Ally Invest API Documentation

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GET/POST market/news/search{.format}


This call will return a listing of news headlines based on the current keyword and/or symbol search.

Authentication Required
Yes OAuth 1.0a
Query Parameters
symbols a comma delimited list of symbols to search on
maxhits number of results to return (default: 10)
startdate search for articles between this date and enddate (enddate parameter is required)
enddate search for articles between start date and this date (enddate parameter is required)
Example URL

Data Fields

Data Fields
Data Tag Description
id article id used for article retrieval
headline the title of the article
date date and time the article was published

Special Considerations

News is only returned for a total of 180 days from the time of request.

Request Example

GET /v1/market/news/search.xml?symbols=aapl&maxhits=3 HTTP/1.1
Authorization: OAuth
Connection: close

Response Example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<response id=
04/09 13:53</date>
Cost of ebooks could tumble after probe</headline>
04/09 13:47</date>
Library going high-tech</headline>
04/09 13:37</date>
Chinese Teenager Sells Kidney To Buy iPad, iPhone</headline>


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