How to Think Like a Stock Market Analyst

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If you want to succeed in the stock market, you've got to learn how to think like a stock market analyst.

With the right analytical skills and perspectives, you'll be able to make smart stock market decisions and see the returns you'd hoped for - and more. You don't even need a lot of base knowledge to get started. Just having the mindset of a stock market analyst can make a huge difference.

Learn how an analyst reads and reacts to the data so you can put it into practice yourself. Read on to find out what you need to know.

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Avoiding Disaster: Knowing Which Stocks to Watch

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You can't predict a global stock market crisis, but you can prevent one of the personal stock market disasters that cost people millions of dollars every day. You do this by knowing which stocks to watch, and watching them the right way.

Of course, you need to know how to pick a winner. But you also need to know how to give your stock a chance to win, and/or walk away from it if it disappoints or underperforms.

Here's how to know what moves to make and what stocks to watch.

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Customer Spotlight: FinanceBoards Real Time Prices Widget

One of the best parts about working at Intrinio is that we get to see our data come alive in the apps, software and innovations that our users build. Today, we're proud to feature one of our earliest customers, FinanceBoards.

The team at FinanceBoards built a bridge to integrate any API into custom widgets on a dashboard. This innovation enables anyone (even first time investors) to access powerful financial data in one place on their own, customizable dashboard. Imagine how convenient this is when you're analyzing investments!

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Corporate Events Dates in the Intrinio Fintech Marketplace

A new data feed in the Intrinio Fintech Marketplace pairs Wall Street Horizon's exceptionally accurate corporate events calendar with Intrinio's extraordinarily intuitive access methods.  Users can pull data points such as earnings dates, dividend dates and conference call dates in formats such as Excel, API, and Google Sheets. This article explains what data is included in the Wall Street Horizon Corporate Events Data Feed, how to subscribe to that data, and how to access that data in Excel, CSV, API, or Google Sheets formats.

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What is Intrinio’s Data Explorer?

Intrinio's Data Explorer has a webpage each of the companies, securities, and stocks that Intrinio covers. Each page includes basic information like financials, stock prices, and news. You can see Amazon's page here to get a feel for what each page looks like. This article explains how to take advantage of the Data Explorer to search Intrinio's coverage, get an overview of a stock, or pull the data you see on a page.

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Why Get Financial Data From Intrinio?

Intrinio's mission is to make financial data affordable and accessible. If you need financial data, our hope is that you are looking for data that is inexpensive and easy to work with because we are spending all of our time building a platform that meets those requirements. This article explains why we believe affordability and accessibility are critical and the unique features of the Intrinio platform that make it cheap and easy to get the data you need.

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What is an API and Why Should Your Business Care?

API stands for application programming interface and if that sounds like gibberish, you are already being left in the dust by the competition. APIs allow developers to build connections between their own applications and other applications, enabling data sources to interact. In the past, businesses that wanted their software systems to interact had to purchase expensive ERP software and implement cumbersome, time consuming solutions.

APIs make it easy and cheap for business tools to "talk" to each other, powering data driven decision making in real time. Businesses that use APIs will thrive, those that don't will be too slow to keep up.

What exactly is an API?

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API Paging Limits: What they are and how to work with them

If you are a developer using Intrinio's API you will have noticed that for many data types, the results are limited to a specific number per page. This article answers these questions about API paging limits:

  • What are API paging limits?
  • What are Intrinio's paging limits?
  • How can you write code to get all of the pages?
  • What does an example of this look like using R?

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