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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 https://www.quantopian.com/data/psychsignal/stocktwits

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 quantopian.interactive.data.psychsignal import stocktwits_free  as dataset  
      3  
      4 # or if you want to import the full dataset, use:  
      5 # from quantopian.interactive.data.psychsignal import stocktwits

/build/src/qexec_repo/qexec/algo/safety.py 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         )  
    266 

ImportError: No module named psychsignal  
4 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.