Chapter 2 Getting started
This section contains general information about querying companies and commodities for both the API and the dashboard.
FinTxt news intensity values are based on news articles. These articles are written in either one of the following languages:
When you retrieve news intensities, you can either select one of these languages or opt to use the aggregate of all languages (‘total’).
2.2 Selecting companies
When using the API or the dashboard, you should query companies by using their Reuters Instrument Code.
2.3 Selecting commodities
You can query the API and dashboard for either companies or commodities (but not a mix of both). The following commodities are available: