If you are looking to analyze financial data in R, the Intrinio API is a great solution. This article explains how to install a package that makes it easy to pull the data, shows some examples using the package, and provides the code for the package so you can see what is going on in the background.
Intrinio provides corporate actions data for companies around the world with the help of our partner, Exchange Data International (EDI). A corporate action is any event that has a material impact on a company's shareholders and can include anything from a merger to a dividend. This article explains the corporate actions API, including important links to resources, what is included, how much this data feed costs, and how to access it via API.
If you are looking for real time stock prices, its important to get some clarity about what a stock price even is. This article explains why there can be multiple prices for the same stock at the same time, how those prices converge, and provides a guide for deciding which stock price is the right price for different use cases.
Why isn't there just one stock price?
Last week thousands of fintech developers scrambled to find a Yahoo Finance API replacement. Individual investors, startups, and even fortune 500 companies had taken advantage of this free service to obtain financial data like stock prices for their websites, intranets, and analytics applications.
Yahoo Probably Removed the Finance API for Financial Reasons
Yahoo hasn't disclosed why they canceled the API but we can be confident that money had everything to do with it. Yahoo is not a stock exchange nor is it a data provider. This means that Yahoo has to buy its stock data from at least one, if not several, data providers. When Yahoo contracted with these parties to obtain this data, their agreements included "redistribution rights".
Whether you are trying to avoid financial disaster or looking to think more successfully like a stock analyst, there is nothing more essential than the right financial data sources for managing money.
Even heralded investment guru Warren Buffett struggles. He talks about the importance of getting quality financial data sources.
Recently Buffett mentioned the issues Berkshire Hathaway has with "adjusted earnings." He encouraged companies to provide solid information.
Then again, the Oracle of Omaha places a lot of importance on collecting and digesting quality data. In fact, he devotes nearly 80% of his time reading.
Knowing where to find the best financial data sources is important. As is spending your time with the information.
Follow these guidelines and you'll be ahead of the market in no time:
Intrinio is pleased to announce the addition of QUODD to the Intrinio Fintech Marketplace. Intrinio users can now access more than a dozen real-time stock, index, commodities, forex, and options price feeds through QUODD's low latency exchange connections.
This article explains which data feeds are included and how they can be accessed by different types of users.
Are you making the best trading decisions possible?
If you're not using trading data feeds effectively, chances are good that you're missing out on valuable trading knowledge.
When you're looking to win the stock market game, you don't just need information - you need to know how to use it. We'll break down what you need to know about how to read the data effectively.
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.
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.