One of our subscribers, Matthew Metzger, recently created a python code which works with EOD Historical Data API: Stock Data Seeder. We are happy to publish this post and share this code with our subscribers. Stock Data Seeder is a tool for getting basic stock data and historical stock daily results with which to start your stock history inquest.

Ideally, this tool is focused on people who have some grasp of what the Python language is and how it can be used. However, directly following the instructions will generate a foundational stock history file, complete with most of the stocks in the S&P 1500 (large, mid, small cap), that you may import into a database or use within some other technical context.

Matthew is going to work more in this project and will be happy for any feedback if there is.

More words about the author.

He is a technical solution lead with nearly 20 years experience in information architecture, applications development and technical project management for organizations ranging from small businesses and startups to Fortune 500 companies and US government. Projects have included a variety of specializations such as UI/UX, systems integration, and data management. He is currently living and working in Columbus, OH. Matthew recently completed his MS in Data Science and enjoys traveling and reading when he has time.

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