15 Stock Market Watch

In this chapter, you’ll create a graphical, speaking app that monitors the US stock market in real time. When you run the script during trading hours, you’ll see a graphical display of the major stock indexes and a couple of stocks you select. The app also lets you know the values of the indexes and the stock prices in a human voice.

To build up the necessary skills, you’ll first create a graphical Bitcoin watch to display live price information, using the Python tkinter package. You can generalize these techniques to other financial markets such as the world stock market or the US Treasury bond market.

As always, ...

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