INSTALLATION & AUTHENTICATION
You can download the Nasdaq Data Link Python package from PyPI or from GitHub. Follow the installation instructions below.
NOTE: Installation of the Nasdaq Data Link Python package varies depending on your system.
On most systems, the following commands will initiate installation:
pip install nasdaq-data-link import nasdaqdatalink
On some systems, you may need this command instead:
pip3 install nasdaq-data-link import nasdaqdatalink
Additionally, you can find detailed installation instructions for Python modules here: Python 3.x.
The Nasdaq Data Link Python module is free but you must have a Nasdaq Data Link API key in order to download data. To get your own API key, you will need to create a free Nasdaq Data Link account and set your API key.
There are two ways to configure the Python SDK to use your API Key:
- Environment variable
- Local file
Please read our configuration setup instructions for more details.
Updated about 1 year ago