The Nasdaq Global Press Releases data feed provides Intrinio users with API access to the latest breaking news for companies from around the world. If you need a press release API, this article explains how to get access and provides sample API calls to get you started.

ACCESSING THE PRESS RELEASE API

If you are unfamiliar with Intrinio's API, this article will show you how to get your API keys and get started with our API. When you create an account, you are automatically subscribed to the bundle for fundamentals and stock pricing data. However, you will need to subscribe to the press releases feed. 

Start in the Intrinio Marketplace and search for "press release."

As with all data feed pages in the marketplace, the basic details for the data feed, pricing, documentation, and links to the data feed resources are found on the press release product page

You can subscribe to the press release data feed on the product page or click here.

Once you agree to the terms, your API access keys will enable you to get started using the API right away!

USING THE PRESS RELEASE API

You can view the documentation for the Nasdaq Global Press Releases data feed here. Intrinio's help page includes links to our data tag directory, API tutorials, and numerous other helpful articles that will save you time on your integration.

The base URL for obtaining press releases is straightforward:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases

That call will return all press releases for all companies in the database in JSON format, including the company name, the title of the press release, publication date, a URL to view the full release, and a summary.

Sample JSON output for all press releases

To get following pages, just add a pager to the call:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases?page_number=238

You can change the page size to range up to 10,000 results per page. You can also specify a specific ticker if you only want press releases for an individual stock:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases?ticker=MSFT

You can add up to 10 tickers to a single API call:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases?ticker=MSFT,AAPL,FB,AMZN

International securities are available as well; simply specify the exchange and the security and separate them with a colon:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases?ticker=ABX:CT

If you'd specify whether the return values only include press releases from the company, or have the return values include press releases that have the company in the subject, specify a related parameter:

https://api.intrinio.com/press_releases?ticker=MSFT&related=all

The data extends historically until 2017-01-27, the date Intrinio began integrating this data feed. The feed updates every 15 minutes, meaning the data you see will be at most 15 minutes old. Nasdaq releases about 25% of all press release volume, meaning this feed includes 1/4 of all global press releases.

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THE DATA

Nasdaq press release are a great resource for creating automatic alerts for breaking company news or generating alpha in quantitative models through our feed.

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