About Barchart


Learn about Our History

With headquarters in the heart of Chicago's financial district, Barchart has been an industry-leader since 1934, and has evolved into a financial technology firm focused on market data and trading solutions.

We source market data directly from exchanges around the world, and collect information from fundamental data providers, news and government agencies, associations and weather providers.

In addition to collecting, processing and distributing market data, Barchart facilitates futures order routing for brokers and individuals through our trading software.



Our clients include institutional firms in financial services, wealth management, proprietary trading, media and technology, as well as agriculture, energy, metals and other commodities. We also serve independent software vendors, retail brokerages and individual traders, and provide comprehensive online and email marketing services to financial services firms, financial publishers and other subscription service providers.

Our focus is on developing strong client relationships, providing superior customer service, and tailoring solutions to our clients' specific business needs.

Led by 20+year industry veterans in both technology and finance, Barchart offers impressive in-depth knowledge that is sure to benefit you and your organization.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Mark Haraburda Barchart
MARK HARABURDA
Chief Executive Officer

Eero Pikat Barchart
EERO A. PIKAT
President & Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Lowdon Barchart
ANDREW LOWDON
Chief Operating Officer


Corporate Headquarters:
209 W. Jackson Blvd., Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
(866) 333-7587  |  (312) 566-9235
solutions@barchart.com

Our History

Barchart has a long history dating back to 1934, and we're proud of how we've evolved and how our early adoption of technology has created successful solutions for our clients.

1934

Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) founded by Milton Jiler

1939

CRB publishes its first Commodity Yearbook



1956

CRB publishes first issue of Commodity Chart Service

1957

Bill Jiler develops the CRB Futures Price Index



1980

Logical Systems founded by Davidson C. Lowdon


1981

Logical Systems, Inc. develops electronic publishing system for stock and commodity magazines


1993

Commodity Research Bureau moves to Chicago


1995

Logical Systems, Inc. launches the Barchart.com website


2001

Logical Systems, Inc. launches Barchart Market Data Solutions

2001

Logical Systems, Inc. purchases Commodity Research Bureau

2005

Logical Systems, Inc. becomes Barchart.com, Inc.


2006

Acquire Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group


2006

Barchart acquires The United States Chart Company


2007

Barchart launches AgriCharts division, technology solutions for agribusinesses


2010

The relaunch of the new Barchart.com website


2011

Barchart acquires Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools Business


2013

Release of Barchart Trader, the next generation market data and trading platform

2013

Barchart launches Barchart OnDemand, extensive market data APIs delivered from the cloud


2013

Barchart launches stocks, futures and forex mobile app for iOS and Android devices


2014

AgriCharts launches the AgMobile app for iOS and Android devices


2015

Release of AgriCharts OnDemand, extensive market data APIs delivered from the cloud

2015

Hosted inaugural FinTech Exchange Conference, an industry event focused on financial markets and trading in Chicago

2015

The AgriCharts' Grain Offer System, an online platform for physical grain trading, goes live

2015

AgriCharts launches Grains.com, a marketplace for farmers and grain buyers

FinTech Exchange

2016

Second annual sold-out FinTech Exchange Conference, April 21, 2016


Barchart.com website

2016

Relaunch of updated Barchart.com website, Summer 2016