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Indicator Descriptions

Returns data from the [descriptions] table.


This table provides the metadata that describes the entire dataset. It includes details for all the indicators available in each table including the title, name, description, unit type and whether or not the indicator acts as a primary key or filter on the table.

In addition, this table includes the details for each action corresponding to the actions codes in the [actions] tables.

For more information on the dataset and the available indicators, please review the descriptions table on the Data Explorer page.

The table is queried via the following endpoint


The queries are authenticated and filtered using query parameters. A query parameter specifies a particular option or filter for the data to be returned. Examples of query parameter include the data format to be returned (format), the table columns to return (fields) or a filter to be applied (tablename). These are appended to the endpoint above, following a ?. The most important of these is your API key (apiKey) which is used to authenticate you. Without a valid API key, results will not be returned.

The descriptions table supports the following query parameters.

formatThe format of the results to be returned.csvformat=json
fieldsThe fields (table columns) to return.allfields=tablename,indicator,description
tablenameThe table to return descriptions for.alltablename=fundamentals
limitThe number of records to return.10000limit=100000
skipThe number of results to skip before returning data.0skip=10000
sortThe field used to sort the data and the sort method (asc/desc).date.descsort=indicator.asc
indicatorThe the indicator to return data for.allindicator=revenue

Return the the indicator details for all tables in the dataset


Return the indictors and descriptions for a specific table (e.g. fundamentals)


Return the details for a single indicator on a table (e.g. the revenue indicator on the fundamentals table)


Set the table to return data from. [Required]

Limits the fields returned. Multiple fields should be separated with a comma (,). Leave blank to return all fields. [Optional]

Sort results by a specified field. Multiple fields should be separated with a comma (,). Indicate direction using [field].desc or [field].asc (e.g. date.desc, ticker.asc). [Optional]

Limit the number of items returned. Defaults to 10,000. Maximum data that can be returned in a single query is 100,000 items. [Optional]

Skip the first x number of results. Defaults to 0. [Optional]

Set the format of the returned data. Options include json and csv. [Default: csv].


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