In this article, we will learn how to import Insider Trading data from Mboum to Google Sheets using Amigo Data Add-on. Using Mboum you can also import other various kinds of data like stock quotes, stock-specific news, options data, and many more. Amigo Data gives you the flexibility to update your data automatically, just set it up once and let Amigo Data do the job for you.
To import insider trading data from Mboum, we will follow the steps below:
- Install the Amigo Data add-on
- Generate API key
- Get the data endpoint
- Import the data to Google Sheets
Insider Trading data imports to Google Sheets
Here’s the step-by-step guide to import Insider Trading data from Mboum to Google Sheets.
Install the Amigo Data add-on
Install the Amigo Data Google Sheets add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.
Click here to install.
Alternatively, you can get it from Google Sheets.
- Open a new sheet
- Go to Extensions→Add-ons→Get add-ons
- Search for Amigo Data and install
Generate the API key
Sign up for RapidAPI
Once you’re logged in, go to the Mboum Finance API documentation in RapidAPI
Choose a subscription plan from the Pricing menu. In this tutorial, we will choose the Basic option
Click on the endpoints and scroll down a bit. You will find your API key under the Header Parameters.
Choose an endpoint
For this tutorial, we will import from insider-trades endpoint. This endpoint provides us with the latest insider trading activities of CEO, Directors, 10% Owners, etc.
Click the Test Endpoint option to run the query
The success message indicates that the endpoints are functioning correctly.
On the right side under Code Snippets, select Shell-> cURL from the dropdown menu
Copy the URL excluding the apostrophes and also note the headers. This is the endpoint URL for the data to import to Google Sheets.
Import data to Google Sheets
Go back to Google Sheets and launch the Amigo Data extension.
Select Custom API from the list of sources
Paste the endpoint in the API URL bar
Then expand the Details tab and enter the following as headers:
Name: X-RapidAPI-Host, Value: mboum-finance.p.rapidapi.com
Name: X-RapidAPI-Key, Value: your_key
Replace your_key with your RapidAPI key.
Then click the PREVIEW button
Flatten the data points and then click IMPORT.
A snippet of the imported data.
You can likewise import other types of data from Mboum Finance API. Following are some other examples.
Stock financial data
Using a stock/financial-data endpoint, you can import stock-specific financial data. In the required parameter section, you need to enter the stock ticker symbol. Here’s a list of ticker symbols.
Stock options data
Using an options endpoint, you can fetch options data for any stock. In the options parameter section, you can enter the expiration date and stock ticker symbol to fine-tune your search results.
Similarly, you can also explore other endpoints. Mboum Finance API has so much to offer. To explore more endpoints go through the documentation of Mboum Finance API.
After importing the data, you can also set a refresh schedule so that the data are updated automatically at regular intervals. By this, you can automate importing financial market data to Google Sheets. To learn how to set a refresh schedule, follow this link.
There are several other types of data that you can import into Google Sheets using Amigo Data such as Marketstack data, Coinmarketcap data, Nasdaq data, and many more. Visit our blog to find out the kinds of data you can import to Google Sheets.
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