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Learning pandas - Second Edition by Michael Heydt

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Reading data from remote data services

Pandas prior to 0.19.0 had direct support for various web-based data source classes in the pandas.io.data namespace. This has changed, as the functionality has been refactored out of pandas and into the pandas-datareader package.

This package provides access to many useful data sources, including:

  • Daily historical stock prices from either Yahoo! or Google Finance
  • Yahoo! and Google Options
  • Enigma, a provider of structured data
  • The Federal Reserve Economic Data Library
  • Kenneth French's Data Library
  • The World Bank
  • OECD
  • Eurostat
  • EDGAR Index
  • TSP Fund Data
  • Oanda currency historical rates
  • Nasdaq Trader symbol definitions
Note that because this data is coming from an external data source and that the actual ...

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