FTX REST API: A Complete Python Tutorial (2022)

Learn how to use the FTX Rest API in Python to trade cryptocurrencies and develop crypto applications in this comprehensive guide. If you’re new to FTX.US, use the following link to save 5% on all of your trade fees. You can download the code at Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. What is FTX? FTX is a cutting-edge cryptocurrency …

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yfinance Python Tutorial (2022)

Yahoo Finance offers an excellent range of market data on stocks, bonds, currencies, and cryptocurrencies. It also provides news reports with various insights into different markets from around the world – all accessible through the yfinance python library. Who Created yFinance? Ran Aroussi is the man behind yfinance, a Python library that gives you easy access to …

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Get Data Using The FRED Python API

Learn what FRED is and how to use the FRED Python API to access 816,000 US and international timeseries datasets. You can download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. What Is FRED? FRED, an abbreviation of Federal Reserve Economic Data, is a database consisting of 816,000+ economic datasets from private and public sources. FRED …

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Nasdaq Data Link Python API Guide

Learn what Nasdaq Data Link / Quandl is and how to use the web and Python API to access a vast array of free and paid financial, economic and alternative datasets. If you’re interested in adding the price data to a database, please read Create Price Database in PostgreSQL. What Is Quandl / Nasdaq Data …

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Get Historical Price Data from Polygon.io

Learn how to use the Polygon.io Python API to get historical price data for crypto, stocks, futures, and forex. You can download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. Install Polygon API The first thing we’ll want to do is activate our virtual environment and install the Polygon Python API REST client. If you don’t …

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Insert Crypto Price Data Using SQLAlchemy

Learn how to insert free minutely crypto price data into PostgreSQL using SQLAlchemy, Python, and Pandas. You download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. Steps to Insert the Crypto Price Data Below is the Python code demonstrated in the video and Jupyter notebook. 1. Get Symbols We get the unique index values for …

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Query Price Data Using SQLAlchemy, Python & Pandas

Learn how to query price data from a PostgreSQL database using SQLAlchemy, Python, and Pandas. You can download the code at the Analyzing Alpha GitHub Repo. Steps to Query Price Data Using SQLAlchemy, Python & Pandas Below is the Python code demonstrated in the video and Jupyter notebook. 1. Get Imports We’ll start by getting our …

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Get Historical Crypto Data (Free & Paid)

Getting accurate cryptocurrency price data is critical when backtesting discretionary and algorithmic crypto trading strategies. This post covers what I’ve found to be the best free and paid crypto data sources. I also demonstrate how to use Python & Pandas to resample the freely available Kaggle data into one-minute bars filling missing data for future …

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Alternative Data: A Complete Guide & Sources

Alternative data includes any information containing potential investing insight that is not a traditional data source. A company’s investor relations department publishes this information, including financial statements, SEC filings, press releases, and marketing presentations. While traditional data will always have its place in investing, alternative data is growing in popularity, and it’s something every trader …

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