Digging Beneath the Surface: The Power of Advanced Analytics

Experienced analysts know that to find untapped insights, you need to look below the surface. That’s why we put together a collection of unique and advanced analytics datasets – curated and maintained by a team of data professionals and scientists – to help developers, quants, and financial analysts evaluate US equities in depth. 

In this blog, I’m going to explain what you get with each feed in the US Advanced Analytics bundle, how pricing works, and how companies can get the most out of US Advanced Analytics. 

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Here’s What You Should Know About Data Scraping

Data scraping has become an integral part of doing business on the internet. However, data scraping can live in a legal and ethical gray area. If you’re thinking about scraping financial data for personal or business use, here’s what you need to know about what’s accepted, what’s discouraged, and what’s illegal. 

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A Quant Quickstart with Intrinio & Backtrader

The goal of this article is to enable traders to start backtesting their strategies as quickly as possible. We’ll dive deep into how to download data using the Intrinio API and then demonstrate an easy-to-follow backtest where we’ll trade Apple using a crossover strategy with Backtrader.

Hello, my name is Leo Smigel, and I use data science to determine what works in investing and trading. You can read more about me and my journey at Analyzing Alpha. My goal is to be the resource I wish I had when learning how to make money in the markets. 

I remember the daunting feeling of venturing into the world of algorithmic trading and backtesting. So don’t worry, I’m going to provide step-by-step guidance so you can follow along. 

With introductions out of the way, let’s dig into the what and then the how.

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How Do You Help Students Build In-Demand Skills? With Real-World Data

Students no longer have the luxury of “figuring it out” on the job – they’re expected to hit the ground running with in-demand technical skills and real-world experience.  

What does that mean for colleges and universities? Increased pressure to prepare students with live tools instead of stale textbooks and case studies. Accessing real financial data has historically been expensive and limiting (as anyone who’s ever used a Bloomberg terminal can attest), shortchanging students who want to get a head start on a successful career. 

We’re launching Intrinio Academic to accelerate education for the next generation of financial and business professionals. Read on to see how we’re doing it… 

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