alpha_vantage sensor platform uses Alpha Vantage to monitor the stock market. This platform also provides detail about exchange rates.
To enable the
alpha_vantage platform, add the following lines to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry sensor: - platform: alpha_vantage api_key: YOUR_API_KEY symbols: - symbol: GOOGL name: Google foreign_exchange: - name: USD_EUR from: USD to: EUR
Either a symbol or a foreign exchange must be configured, otherwise you will not get any data.
The API Key from Alpha Vantage.
List of stock market symbols for given companies.
List of currencies.
Alpha Vantage offers two tiers of the API key, one free and one paid for. If you are using the free version you will be limited to five queries per minute. This means that you’ll likely only be able to have one or two ticker entries. The paid version starts at thirty queries per minute increasing ticker quantity quite a bit.
In this section you find some real-life examples of how to use this sensor.
sensor: - platform: alpha_vantage api_key: YOUR_API_KEY symbols: - name: Google currency: USD symbol: GOOGL foreign_exchange: - from: BTC to: USD name: Bitcoin