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Applications of financial data
To get started, all you need to do is let us know about your requirement like sources, frequency, data points and the delivery format and method. With this information, our team will do a feasibility check to make sure your requirement is legally and technically feasible. With our fully managed web crawling service, you don’t need to be involved in any of the technical aspects. Common data points associated with stock market data are:
Dividend & Yield
Crawler setup for scraping financial data
Once the feasibility check is completed and the requirement is found feasible, our team will proceed onto the next step – crawler setup. Setting up the crawler is the most complicated and technically demanding process in web crawling. This will be taken care of by our dedicated technical team and typically takes a few days to get completed. The data starts flowing in after the crawler is set up and running. This initial data might contain noise, which includes unwanted HTML tags and text that got scraped along with the data. To remove this, the data dump file is run through a cleansing setup. Finally, the data is properly structured to ensure compatibility with databases and analytics systems.
The data delivery formats and methods are just as customizable as our crawling solution. You can choose between XML, JSON and CSV for data formats and get the data via our API, Amazon S3, Dropbox, Box or FTP.