What’s New

These are new features and improvements of note in each release.

v0.4.0 (May 15, 2017)

This is a major release from 0.3.0 and includes compat with pandas 0.20.1, and some backwards incompatible API changes.

Highlights include:

Enhancements

Backwards incompatible API changes

  • Support has been dropped for Python 2.6 and 3.4 (GH313)
  • Support has been dropped for pandas versions before 0.17.0 (GH313)

v0.3.0 (January 14, 2017)

This is a major release from 0.2.1 and includes new features and a number of bug fixes.

Highlights include:

What’s new in v0.3.0

New features

  • DataReader now supports dividend only pulls from Yahoo! Finance, see here (GH138).
  • DataReader now supports downloading mutual fund prices from the Thrift Savings Plan, see here (GH157).
  • DataReader now supports Google options data source, see here (GH148).
  • DataReader now supports Google quotes, see here (GH188).
  • DataReader now supports Enigma dataset. see here (GH245).
  • DataReader now supports downloading a full list of NASDAQ listed symbols. see here (GH254).

Other enhancements

  • Eurostat reader now supports larger data returned from API via zip format. (GH205)
  • Added support for Python 3.6.
  • Added support for pandas 19.2

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug that caused DataReader to fail if company name has a comma. (GH85).
  • Fixed bug in YahooOptions caused as a result of change in yahoo website format. (GH244).

v0.2.1 (November 26, 2015)

This is a minor release from 0.2.0 and includes new features and bug fixes.

Highlights include:

New features

  • DataReader now supports Eurostat data sources, see here (GH101).
  • Options downloading is approximately 4x faster as a result of a rewrite of the parsing function. (GH122)
  • DataReader and Options now support caching, see here (GH110),(GH116),(GH121), (GH122).

Backwards incompatible API changes

  • Options columns PctChg and IV (Implied Volatility) are now type float rather than string. (GH122)

v0.2.0 (October 9, 2015)

This is a major release from 0.1.1 and includes new features and a number of bug fixes.

Highlights include:

New features

  • Added latitude and longitude to output of wb.get_countries (GH47).
  • Extended DataReader to fetch dividends and stock splits from Yahoo (GH45).
  • Added get_available_datasets to famafrench (GH56).
  • DataReader now supports OECD data sources, see here (GH101).

Backwards incompatible API changes

  • Fama French indexes are not Pandas.PeriodIndex for annual and montly data, and pandas.DatetimeIndex otherwise (GH56).

Bug Fixes

  • Update Fama-French URL (GH53)
  • Fixed bug where get_quote_yahoo would fail if a company name had a comma (GH85)