Why you should drop yfinance API and adopt OpenBB SDK

Didier Rodrigues Lopes
2 min readOct 1, 2022

OpenBB SDK will be released later this month 👀.

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yfinance API is an unofficial (not affiliated) API around Yahoo Finance website.

Although it is used in over 12,600 projects on GitHub and is downloaded on average 90,000 per week. This is still an unofficial wrapper. As you can see from Yahoo Finance website, it uses an ad revenue business model…