Where can I download a complete list of US OTC stocks? https://www.nasdaqtrader.com/trader.aspx?id=symboldirdefs only has lists of exchange-listed stocks, not OTC stocks. There is FINRA's OTC Symbol Directory and OTC Markets' Company Directory, but these lists are not available for download.


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Unfortunately when FINRA shut down OTC BB in Nov 2021, the symbol list that was previously produced daily on ftp.otcbb.com was also discontinued.

OTC Markets offer a daily security master file: https://www.otcmarkets.com/market-data/reference-and-pricing-data/security-data for a fee.

An alternative is to use a data vendor that has complete currently-listed OTC coverage.

Also note that there are typically hundreds of corporate actions per month relating to OTC securities, particularly symbol changes, which must be tracked to maintain a consistent database. This is a significant task.

Full disclosure: Norgate Data provides OTC data, and I am a co-owner of Norgate Data.


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