News Widget

News and media updates have the ability to stamp a massive influence on the markets. It instigates the prices, can determine future trends and can impact the reputation of an asset or company. With the News widget, you can have easy access to the latest media updates and events that occurred in the last 30 days. You can leverage this information to strategize and execute your trades accordingly.

In this documentation, we will explore the steps to:

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Add News Widget

Step 1: Sign in to your TrendSpider account and navigate to the right side of the interface to select the News widget from the list.


Step 2: Click on the “Add to the Sidebar” option to add the News widget.


The News widget will populate in the sidebar column as can be observed below:


Access News

When the news widget is populated, a list of all the news events for the symbol you have currently selected to view on the chart will appear.

For every news event, you will be able to view:

  • Date & time of publishing
  • News headline
  • A quick brief


Click on any news thread from the list and you will be redirected to the source to view the complete information ⚡


Note: TrendSpider has partnered with two vendors- Crypto News API for providing news related to cryptocurrency and Benzinga for providing news related to US Equities. The widget does not provide news for Indices, Futures, or Forex.

Use News With Other Parts Of TrendSpider

You can use News with other parts of TrendSpider as outlined below.

Visual Scripts

You can use News content in your visual scripts, which means that you can add News-related content within your script so that you can easily scan and find symbols linked to the news articles.

For more information, please refer to the documentation on Scripts.

Market Scanner

With the Market Scanner, you can find symbols linked to news articles. Just pick a timeframe and keywords you're interested in. It helps you quickly scan the market news to find symbols that match your criteria.

For more information, please refer to the documentation on Scanning using News Events.

Smart Checklist

You can add the News content to the Smart Checklist so it automatically checks the news content for the symbols and provides a simple list with their status. This offers a quick, status check for the symbol.

For more information, please refer to the documentation on Smart Checklist.

What's Happening Now

News Flow presents diverse information for each ticker, indicating when events occurred and their associated tickers. Customize your view by arranging, filtering, hiding, or adding columns based on information types.

For more information, please refer to the documentation on What’s Happening Now.

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