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Welcome to alpha_vantage's documentation!

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Python module to get stock data from the Alpha Vantage API Alpha Vantage is a free JSON APIs for stock market data, plus a comprehensive set of technical indicators. This project is a python wrapper around this API to offer python plus json/pandas support. I hope you enjoy it. It requires a free API, that can be requested on


To install the package use:

pip install alpha_vantage

If you want to install from source, then use:

git clone
pip install -e alpha_vantage

Usage Example

This is a simple code snippet to get global quotes from the

from alpha_vantage.timeseries import TimeSeries
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

ts = TimeSeries(key='YOUR_API_KEY', output_format='pandas')
data, meta_data = ts.get_intraday(symbol='MSFT',interval='1min', outputsize='full')
plt.title('Intraday Times Series for the MSFT stock (1 min)')

Code & Issue Tracker

The code is hosted in github: And the issue tracker as well:


If you have a feature that you want to see merged in the code, please do a pull request with it and it will be evaluated.


This project is licensed under the MIT license.


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To find out more about the available api calls, visit the alpha-vantage documentation at

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