Reference

For a quick reference of component links please check out our Quick Reference guide.

If you need more help integrating these components in your site, be sure to check out our robust Developer Reference.


Sample

Be sure to check out our sample site for an example of how these components can easily be integrated into your site.

iFS Quick Reference

FutureSource iFS (Integrated Financial Solutions) is a simple way to integrate market data into your own web site. This is a quick reference page to give you quick links for you to integrate into your site. For a more robust refernce document please view our Developer Reference which explains the different parameters that can be passed to each component and the multiple ways to incorporate these components into your site.
Default Quoteboard URLs:

Currencies - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=currencies
Energy - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=energy
Grains - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=grains
Indices - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=indices
Interest Rates - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=irates
Livestock - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=livestock
Metals - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=metals
Softs - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=softs
Forex - http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQgroup=forex

Creating Custom/Dynamic Quoteboards:

To construct new quoteboards dynamically, use the following syntax:

http://ifs.futuresource.com/quotes/quotes.jsp?cID=FS&iFSQsymbols=SYMBOLS&iFSQtitle=TITLE

SYMBOLS - the symbols you wish to get quotes for. Symbols can include front months, root contracts, indexes, and much more.

TITLE - the display title for a quoteboard. If blank, defaults to "Quotes".

For a full list of parameters to customize the quoteboard, and it's default values, please view our Developer Reference

Displaying Thumbnail Charts:

To display a thumbnail chart in a web page, use the following URL example in an <IMG> tag:

http://ifs.futuresource.com/charts/thumbchart.jsp
?cID=FS&sym=SYM&agg=AGG&vmin=MINUTES&type=TYPE&w=WIDTH&h=HEIGHT

SYM - the symbol you wish to get a chart for.

AGG - the aggregation period for the chart. Valid values are:

  • T - Tick
  • V - Intraday
  • D - Daily
  • W - Weekly
  • M - Monthly

MINUTES - only required for Intraday charts. This is the period for an Intraday chart.

TYPE - bar type for the chart. Valid values are:

  • BAR - Bar chart
  • LINE - Line chart
  • AREA - Area chart
  • CANDLE - Candlestick chart

WIDTH - width of the thumbnail. Default is 150 pixels.

HEIGHT - height of the thumbnail. Default is 150 pixels.

For a full list of parameters to customize thumbnail charts, and it's default values, please view our Developer Reference

Displaying MarketView:

To embed a MarketView component in a page, paste the following code into your web page:

<script language="JavaScript" src="http://ifs.futuresource.com/js/quotes/marketview.jsp?cID=FS"></script>

For a full list of parameters to customize the MarketView component, and it's default values, please view our Developer Reference

Displaying News Headlines:

The following link can be used to display any news group that has been created for you. To create additional news groups please contact your iFS representative.

http://ifs.futuresource.com/news/headlines.jsp?cID=FS&iFSNgroup=GROUP&iFSNwidth=WIDTH

GROUP - the news group you would like to display

WIDTH - the width of the news table. Default is 100%