Quandl is a platform providing financial, economic data. These data are contributed by various data publishers, including the United Nations, World Bank, central banks, trading exchanges, and investment research firms.
Using the Python Quandl module, you can quickly access financial datasets into Python. Quandl offers free datasets, some of which are samples. You may need paid access to the premium datasets.
Quandl requires the latest version of
pip install quandl numpy pandas
If Numpy and pandas is already installed in your system, you can remove those from the above command.
An API key is required when using Quandl to request for datasets.
If you do not have a Quandl account, make one from the site https://www.quandl.com.