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Looking to create stock screener

Hello Q community,

I am new to python & quantopian, although i have been reading around & must say i am impressed by the diversity of ideas around here. Keep it up!

Currently i am doing some manual trading based on mostly technical factors. Sometimes i feel a bit overwhelemed when it comes to futures/ stocks to know what names i should be keeping an eye on & frankly i don't enjoy (price) screen time much. What i am looking to create is a simple screener which will list the tickers of futures/ stocks that fulfill certain criteria. I have a feeling this would probably work using the Pipeline.

For example how would i go about attaining a list of tickers which fulfil the following criteria:
1. RSI of over 50 for the last week
2. 7 day fast moving average > 30 day slow MA

Any ideas/tips or things to read would be massively appreciated!

Thanks in advance,
Florian

1 response

Hi Florian,

Feel free to check out this example notebook I wrote for you that demonstrates proper usage of a pipeline screen. It uses the criteria you mentioned and outputs a list of securities from January-August 2017.
Reading through the pipeline tutorial which incorporates information on factors, filters, and screens can really help as well! Let me know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,
Robert

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