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ImportError: No module named psychsignal.stocktwits

Is there a problem with the availability of some python modules right now? In the research environment I cannot import and of the StockTwits data from PsychSignal. For example, try cloning and running the notebook from

The following error will result:

ImportErrorTraceback (most recent call last)  
<ipython-input-1-17e59f994f9c> in <module>()  
      1 # import the free sample of the dataset  
----> 2 from import stocktwits_free  as dataset  
      4 # or if you want to import the full dataset, use:  
      5 # from import stocktwits

/build/src/qexec_repo/qexec/algo/ in __call__(self, name, globals, locals, fromlist, level)
    262         # this is a whitelisted import  
    263         return self._import_safety.make_safe(  
--> 264             self._import(name, globals, locals, fromlist, level),  
    265         )  

ImportError: No module named psychsignal  
9 responses

Having the same issue. Changed to twitter_withretweets, twitter_noretweets - same error. Looks like something is wrong with psychsignal.

Hey guys,

Thanks for reporting this. There's a bug with importing partner datasets in research right now. We have a fix on our staging environment that we will be shipping later this afternoon. I will post back here when it's working again.

Sorry for the trouble.


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Just spoke to Quantopian, they are deploying a fix to the module tomorrow.

The issue has been fixed. You can now access datasets in research again. Sorry for the inconvenience.


Same issue's happening today. Please advice.

Hi Young,

Are you still experiencing this issue? If so, are you running into it in Research, backtesting, or both?

ImportErrorTraceback (most recent call last)
in ()
1 # from import sentiment
2 from quantopian.pipeline.filters.morningstar import Q1500US
----> 3 from import stocktwits
4 from quantopian.pipeline import Pipeline
5 from quantopian.research import run_pipeline

/build/src/qexec_repo/qexec/algo/ in call(self, name, globals, locals, fromlist, level) 267 # this is a whitelisted import
268 return self._import_safety.make_safe(
--> 269 self._import(name, globals, locals, fromlist, level),
270 )

ImportError: No module named psychsignal

This is from the research. Algorithms based on the same libraries and pipelines work

An update prompted and done. Now it works. Thank you!

Thanks for the info. If you restart your research notebook, do you get the same error? We had a transient earlier that was fixed about 40 minutes ago, so I'm hoping that the problem is fixed for you now.