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Wall Street Journal news provider

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What it is

This fundamental provider downloads news items from Wall Street Journal website for international and U.S. stocks alike. The number of items ranges from 1 to a couple dozens depending on the symbol (but not greater than the last 2 years).

Part of MS123 Extra Fundamental/News Providers.

Sample news records

Sample news records


Since the feed doesn't mark its news as "bearish", "bullish", "neutral" or whatever, each and any fundamental item simply has a neutral value of 1.0.

Each news record is timestamped with actual publication date and comes with only one detail: news title. News are accessible in two forms:

  • In a popup when mousing over a WSJ news popup on a stock chart (open up Wealth-Lab's Preferences dialog, Chart Annotations, drag "WSJ news" to the right and click OK)
  • In WealthScript Strategies via the GetDetail method. WSJ news is the fundamental item name, title contains the news title:


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Drawing;
using WealthLab;
using WealthLab.Indicators;

namespace WealthLab.Strategies { public class MyStrategy : WealthScript { protected override void Execute() { // List WSJ news for a symbol const char tab = '\u0009'; string item = "WSJ news"; IList<FundamentalItem> fList = FundamentalDataItems(item); ClearDebug(); PrintDebug(Bars.Symbol + tab + "Item Count: " + fList.Count); PrintDebug("Bar" + tab + "Date " + tab + "News"); foreach (FundamentalItem fi in fList) { PrintDebug(fi.Bar.ToString() + tab + fi.Date.ToShortDateString() + tab + fi.GetDetail("title")); } } } }

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