I spent some time recently working with the Alpha Vantage API for financial data, and while the experience left me slightly underwhelmed, there were still some worthwhile aspects of the API that I feel deserve acknowledgement. The first thing I really appreciate about Alpha Vantage is the people. When I
For data science, Yahoo Finance is an ideal resource for quick, up-to-the-minute financial data, and it is not just for stocks. There is a wealth of information available through the API, including extensive company data, covering not only traded companies but also currency exchange, cryptocurrency, mutual funds, and treasury yields.
I love just about anything that is logical, well-organized, and flows. And I get somewhat (or quite, depending on the level of the offense) frustrated with just about anything that is lazily arranged, illogically planned, or otherwise leaves me feeling like "you had ONE job!" While I know not everyone
This is a comprehensive project on data import, data cleaning, data merging, and statistical analysis, as well as advanced data visualization with Seaborn. The data for this project is incredibly interesting and provocative, covering all of the Olympic medal-winning athletes from the beginning of the Olympics up through recent games.