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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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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Intrinio Python API: Get Stock Data

We’re going to be populating our equity backtesting database with stock market data from Intrinio. Intrinio provides access to its data through both CSV bulk downloads and APIs. In this article, I’m going to cover importing the data using the Intrinio Python SDK. If you’re new to Python, don’t worry. I’m going to cover everything that …

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The S&P 500 Historical Components & Changes

You can pay to get the S&P 500 historical constituents or use various free sources. Due to survivorship bias, getting an accurate list of the S&P500 components over time is critical when developing a trading strategy. Getting the S&P500 Historical Constituents Multiple paid and free data providers provide the S&P500 constituents list. Finding the components …

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