Import Charles Schwab Data To Google Sheets

Import Charles Schwab data to Google Sheets
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Connect Charles Schwab to Google Sheets and import Charles Schwab data to Google Sheets, sync trading data and statistics; retrieve market data such as movers, market volatility, stock indices information; quotes of a stock, option fundamentals; and so on. This is easily achieved by using Charles Schwab API with a Google Sheets extension which integrates the two.

The extension is called Amigo. It can be used to connect Google Sheets to various data sources and import data to Google Sheets–and automate the import.

So, let’s learn how to import Charles Schwab data to Google Sheets using Amigo. We’ll go through step by step.

Steps to import Charles Schwab data to Google Sheets:

  1. Install the Amigo extension
  2. Get the API endpoint URL
  3. Import the data to Google Sheets

How to import Charles Schwab data to Google Sheets

Install the Amigo Data extension in Google Sheets

Install the Amigo Google Sheets add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.

The Amigo Add-on

Click here to install.

Alternatively, you can get it from Google Sheets.

  • Open a new sheet
  • Go to Extensions→Add-ons→Get add-ons
  • Search for Amigo and install

Get the API endpoint URL

Sign up or log in to RapidAPI.

Search for Schwab and click the most relevant one from the results. Or click this link to go directly to the Schwab API documentation page.

Charles Schwab API in RapidAPI hub

Click on the Subscribe to Test button and subscribe to a plan of your choice, post which you’ll be able to test and import Charles Schwab to Google Sheets.

Subscribe to the API to use the API

Click Endpoints to go back to the API Playground. On the left of the page is the available endpoints.

Types of data available for import

Click the endpoint or expand the category for which you want to fetch the data. For example, to import options data for a company, expand quote and select quote/get-option-fundamentals.

Endpoints under quote category

In the Required Parameters section, enter the ticker symbol of the company. The ticker symbol for Tesla is added by default. We’ll change it to INTC, the ticker symbol for Intel.

Ticker symbol

After filling in the parameters, click the Test Endpoint to verify if the code is valid. The expected data will be shown in the Results section on the right.

In the Code Snippets section, we’ll find the URL along with the parameters and the headers. Change the language to Shell→cURL. The query parameters are appended in the URL so that we do not have to enter the parameter manually to import the data to Google Sheets. Copy the URL and also note the headers. These will be used in the next step.

The API endpoint URL and the headers

Import the data to Google Sheets

Open Google Sheets and launch the Amigo add-on from the sheet into which you want to fill the data. To connect to Amigo, click Extensions→Amigo: Data Imports and Exports→Connect.

Connecting to Amigo in Google Sheets

You’ll be presented with a list of sources to connect to. Choose Custom API.

Select Custom API as the source to connect

Paste the endpoint URL in the API URL field. Do not include the apostrophes. (Likewise for the headers.)

Entering the endpoint URL in Amigo

Then expand the Details tab and enter the headers mentioned in the Code Snippets. The values to the left of the colon are the header keys/names and those to the right are the values.

Key: X-RapidAPI-Host, Value: schwab.p.rapidapi.com

Key: X-RapidAPI-Key, Value: YOUR_API_KEY

Entering the header keys and values

Preview of the data

The data will be imported into Google Sheets in a moment. Below is a snippet of the imported data.

Snippet of the data

Once the data have been imported into Google Sheets, they can be updated automatically at regular intervals–hourly, daily, weekly or on custom days–and track stocks and options from Google Sheets.

You can simultaneously track multiple stocks and/or specific data that you want to keep an eye on. And what’s more, you can get these data directly sent to your inbox these data sent to your inbox so that you always have the latest data wherever you are. Click here to learn how to set a refresh schedule and set up alerts in Amigo Data.

Visit our blog to find out about the kinds of data that you can import to Google and the many other things you can do with Amigo Data–and for tips and tutorials on Google Sheets.

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