PoC for scraping Yahoo News with sentiment analysis
Scrape financial News from Yahoo and analyse the sentiment (PoC)
stocknews, you can scrape news data from the Yahoo Financial RSS Feed and store them with the sentiment of the headline and the summary.
Depending on the initialization 1 or 2 files are output as csv. No. 1 is the scraped news (optional) and no. 2 is the summary, having the summarized sentiment of news for the given date (see options) and the values.
To install the package, run
pip install stocknews
In order to use
stocknews to scrape news data and prepare them for your model you simply need this:
from stocknews import StockNews ... stocks = ['AAPL', 'MSFT', 'NFLX'] sn = StockNews(stocks, wt_key='MY_WORLD_TRADING_DATA_KEY') df = sn.summarize() ...
This returns a pandas DataFrame and saves it to
data/data.csv by default (see options)
stocks: A list of stocks to check. See http://eoddata.com/symbols.aspx for all symbols available
news_file='news.csv': filename of the saved news
summary_file='data.csv': filename of the saved dataset, including sentiment and value per day and stock
save_news=True: save the news file or scrape and analyse on the fly for recent news
closing_hour=20: Close of the exchange (NASDAQ in this case). News after closing will be taken for next trading day (skips the weekend as well)
closing_minute=0: Same as
wt_key=None: Your worldtradingdata.com API Key. Get one here. Not needed if
read_rssis called directly.
python setup.py test
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