Version History of MARKET.RTD

Version History of MARKET.RTD

Version 5.21, March 22, 2021

New features:

  • MARKET.RTD includes the AutoUpdate tool to check and install updates.
  • A new rtd_server_path field shows the installation path.


  • MARKET.RTD compiled for .NET Framework 4.6.2.
  • Updated examples

Version 5.20, June 30, 2020


  • YahooFinanceOptions allows enumerating options expiration dates using columns ExpDate1, ExpDate2, and so on.
    Also, it allows getting the previous and the next expiration dates using columns ExpDate-1 and ExpDate+1.
    The total number of active expiration dates is available through the ExpDateCount column.
    You can find a sample of using new formulas in the updated Yahoo Finance Options.xlsx workbook.
  • The registration wizard is available in German.

Bug fixes:

  • The registration wizard raises NullReferenceException.

Version 5.19, February 28, 2020

Gartle Technology Corporation changed its name to Gartle LLC.


  • Updated EULA
  • Updated examples
  • Improved registration wizard
  • Improved activation in a virtual environment

Version 5.18, July 10, 2019


  • Updated URLs for MSN Money
  • An updated parser of options from MSN Money
  • Updated examples

Version 5.17, July 25, 2018

New features:

  • The monthly subscription is available.
  • The product tries to activate a new subscription in a period three days before and three days after the expiration.
    It sends request automatically every 16 hours. You can disable this feature in the finish step of the registration wizard.


  • Added fields of earnings and dividends in the YahooFinanceQuotes and YahooFinanceSummary providers.

Version 5.16, June 22, 2018

The free MARKET.RTD edition is no longer available.

Existing users of the free edition can continue use it.

Version 5.15, June 7, 2018

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed bugs with codes like BRK-B, BRK-B180720C00195000, and 126.1.BRK/B.NYS.

Version 5.14, May 31, 2018

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues with getting historical prices and options with non-US regional settings

Version 5.13, May 25, 2018


  • Removed obsolete providers:
    - GoogleFinanceFinancials
    - GoogleFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV
    - TmxMoneyFinancials
    - YahooFinanceQuotesCSV
  • Updated examples
  • Product Registration Wizard uses HTTPs

Version 5.12, May 24, 2018


  • Updated Product Registration Wizard

Version 5.11, April 23, 2018

New data providers for Canadian stocks:

  • TmxFinancials
  • TmxMoneyQuotes

Data source:


  • New and updated examples

Version 5.10, February 7, 2018

New data providers for cryptocurrencies:

  • TickerBithumb
  • TickerCoinMarketCap
  • TickerGDAX
  • TickerGemini


  • Updated Product Registration Wizard
  • Updated examples

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed licensing issues with historical prices

Version 5.9, January 24, 2018

New data providers for cryptocurrencies:

  • TickerBinance
  • TickerBitfinex
  • TickerBitstamp
  • TickerBittrex
  • TickerCryptopia
  • TickerHitbtc
  • TickerKraken
  • TickerPoloniex

Try the CryptoCurrencies.xlsx example first and Formula Builder then to get formulas for all available topics.

Version 5.8, December 15, 2017


  • GoogleFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV loads historical prices starting January 1, 2013.
    You can change the start date in the market.rtd.dll.config file.

Version 5.7, December 13, 2017


  • Updated examples

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues with updating.
  • Fixed issues with empty tickers and tickers with trailing spaces.
  • Fixed issues with loading options from Yahoo Finance.
  • Fixed issues with loading options from MSN Money.
  • Fixed issues with loading data from Google Finance.
  • Fixed issues with log file copies.

Version 5.6, November 3, 2017

Yahoo Finance blocked several APIs on November 1, 2017.

The YahooFinanceQuotesCSV provider does not work now. Use YahooFinanceQuotes instead.

The YahooFinanceCurrencies uses an alternative Yahoo Finance data source now and loads data by separate requests.


  • Updated examples to address issues with Yahoo Finance and Google Finance changes.
  • The Google Finance Financials provider uses an updated URL.
  • The YahooFinanceCurrencies provider uses an alternative Yahoo Finance data source.

Bug fixes:

  • Registration wizard WebException in the offline mode

Version 5.5, August 22, 2017

Breaking changes:

  • Changed .NET platform from .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile to .NET Framework 4.5.2.
  • Changes in requirements for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Removed support of Windows XP.


  • Updated examples

Bug Fixes:

  • Issues with a fractional part of dates in Yahoo Finance historical prices
  • Issues with registering products.

Version 5.4, August 1, 2017

New data providers:

  • MsnMoneyFundQuotes
  • MsnMoneyFundHistoricalPrices

New examples:

  • Google Finance Historical Prices Chart.xlsx
  • MSN Money Fund Historical Prices Chart.xlsx
  • MSN Money Funds.xlsx
  • MSN Money Historical Prices Chart.xlsx
  • Yahoo Finance Historical Prices Chart.xlsx


  • Significantly improved performance of getting historical prices
  • Updated MsnMoneyQuotes provider
  • Updated Formula Builder
  • Changed default refresh intervals

Version 5.3, July 5, 2017

New data providers:

  • MsnMoneyAnalysis


  • YahooFinanceHistoricalPrices loads prices for five years.
  • Updated registration wizard
  • Updated installer
  • Improved diagnostic messages

Version 5.2, May 31, 2017


  • Removed YahooFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV provider disabled by Yahoo Finance.
    Use YahooFinanceHistoricalPrices, GoogleFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV, or MsnMoneyHistoricalPrices instead.
  • Updated examples
  • Updated installer
  • Updated documentation

Version 5.1, May 11, 2017


  • Spanish translation in the RegisterProduct wizard
  • Improved documentation

Version 5.0, May 1, 2017

MARKET.RTD 5.0 is a major upgrade of RealTimeToExcel.

The new name reflects the main application role, loading market data using RTD formulas.

Marker.rtd has a new name of the RTD server: market.rtd instead of gartle.rtd. You can continue use RealTimeToExcel.

Existing users can install MARKET.RTD as a new product, test it and purchase the upgrade. See upgrade notes.

We redesign the application, data providers, and the documentation.

We have tried to make the product as simple as possible to make the learning curve much shorter.

Licensing Changes

MARKET.RTD has a new free edition that allows getting data for 10 tickers.

Paid editions have a new simplified model of limits. The Personal and Standard editions have increased limits of updated tickers.

See Edition Comparison.

Registration is required to start a trial.

MARKET.RTD is available as a subscription.

Major upgrades become paid. You can purchase Upgrade Warranty with new purchases to get major upgrades for free.

New features:

  • Formula Builder
  • Redesigned and improved data providers
  • Rewritten documentation
  • Simplified model of edition limits
  • Subscription model
  • SQLite as a storage for loaded data

New data providers:

  • YahooFinanceFutures
  • YahooFinanceIntradayPrices15m
  • YahooFinanceIntradayPrices30m
  • YahooFinanceIntradayPrices60m

Renamed data providers:

  • GoogleFinanceHistoricalCSV -> GoogleFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV
  • MsnMoneyHistorical15min -> MsnMoneyIntradayPrices15m
  • MsnMoneyHistorical5min -> MsnMoneyIntradayPrices5m
  • MsnMoneyHistoricalDays -> MsnMoneyHistoricalPrices
  • MsnMoneyHistoricalMonths -> MsnMoneyHistoricalPricesMonthly
  • MsnMoneyHistoricalWeeks -> MsnMoneyHistoricalPricesWeekly
  • MsnMoneyQuotes2 -> MsnMoneyQuotes
  • YahooFinanceHistorical1min -> YahooFinanceIntradayPrices1m
  • YahooFinanceHistorical5min -> YahooFinanceIntradayPrices5m
  • YahooFinanceHistoricalCSV -> YahooFinanceHistoricalPricesCSV
  • YahooFinanceHistoricalDays -> YahooFinanceHistoricalPrices
  • YahooFinanceHistoricalMonths -> YahooFinanceHistoricalPricesMonthly
  • YahooFinanceHistoricalWeeks -> YahooFinanceHistoricalPricesWeekly
  • YahooFinanceIndustry -> YahooFinanceAssetProfiles (improved)
  • YahooFinanceKeyStatistics -> YahooFinanceSummary
  • YahooFinanceSummary -> YahooFinanceQuotes

We understand that this change breaks existing models.

However, existing users can use MARKET.RTD and RealTimeToExcel together and upgrade the models without service interruption.

Removed data providers:

  • GoogleFinanceOptions
  • MsnMoneyQuotes
  • YahooFinanceHistoricalData
  • YahooFinanceQuotes
  • YahooFinanceStocks
  • YahooFinanceWatchList
  • HTML provider
  • Database providers

We removed these providers as they have issues and just waste your times.

We removed the HTML and database providers from the MARKET.RTD product to make it simple.

You can try our new products, WEB.RTD and DB.RTD, that have similar, but significantly improved, features and also are simple.