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.
Chief Executive Officer
EERO A. PIKAT
President & Chief Technology Officer
Chief Operating Officer
209 W. Jackson Blvd., Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
(866) 333-7587 | (312) 566-9235
Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) founded by Milton Jiler
CRB publishes its first Commodity Yearbook
CRB publishes first issue of Commodity Chart Service
Bill Jiler develops the CRB Futures Price Index
Logical Systems founded by Davidson C. Lowdon
Logical Systems, Inc. develops electronic publishing system for stock and commodity magazines
Commodity Research Bureau moves to Chicago
Logical Systems, Inc. launches the Barchart.com website
Logical Systems, Inc. launches Barchart Market Data Solutions
Logical Systems, Inc. purchases Commodity Research Bureau
Logical Systems, Inc. becomes Barchart.com, Inc.
Acquire Commodity Price Charts from Futures Magazine Group
Barchart acquires The United States Chart Company
Barchart launches AgriCharts division, technology solutions for agribusinesses
The relaunch of the new Barchart.com website
Barchart acquires Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools Business
Release of Barchart Trader, the next generation market data and trading platform
Barchart launches Barchart OnDemand, extensive market data APIs delivered from the cloud
Barchart launches stocks, futures and forex mobile app for iOS and Android devices
AgriCharts launches the AgMobile app for iOS and Android devices
Release of AgriCharts OnDemand, extensive market data APIs delivered from the cloud
Hosted inaugural FinTech Exchange Conference, an industry event focused on financial markets and trading in Chicago
The AgriCharts' Grain Offer System, an online platform for physical grain trading, goes live
AgriCharts launches Grains.com, a marketplace for farmers and grain buyers
Second annual sold-out FinTech Exchange Conference, April 21, 2016
Relaunch of updated Barchart.com website, Fall 2016
Third sold-out FinTech Exchange, with expanded program, April 2017
AgriCharts offers responsive websites to customers
Barchart helps Canada's Globe & Mail replatform financial data and tools