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Adding a Yahoo Stock Alerts Bot

Kore.ai provides integration for a built-in Yahoo Stock Alerts Bot that you can use to display message notifications and execute tasks directly from your messaging channel such as Kore.ai Messenger. To use the Yahoo Stock Alerts Bot, you just need to add the Bot to your messaging channel, and then configure the settings for the Bot, such as authentication to access Yahoo Stock Alerts, and the notification messages that you want. For more information about other Kore.ai Bots, see Adding Bots.

About the Kore.ai Bot for Yahoo Stock Alerts

DIYYahooFinanceLogoYahoo Stock Alerts provides near real-time stock alerts from Yahoo Finance. This Bot alerts you when there is a change in the stock price, when the stock price reaches a certain value, or when the stock goes up or down by a certain percentage.

Integration Type Web Service – Connect to this Bot using a web service integration where Kore.ai polls the service for updates based on a specified interval.
Category Finance – This Bot is available in the Bot Store in the Finance category.
Channels Kore.ai – This Bot is available in the Kore.ai Messenger application.
Spark – This Bot is available in the Cisco Spark messaging application.
Slack – This Bot is available in the Slack messaging application.
Skype – This Bot is available in the Skype messaging application.

Configuring Yahoo Stock Alerts 

To configure web service tasks, you need to add the Yahoo Stock Alerts Bot from the Kore.ai Bot Store in your messaging channel, and then setup the task. To setup a Yahoo Stock Alerts task, click Connect to Yahoo Stock Alerts, enter your Email and Password, and then press Enter.

After you are connected, you can perform tasks for Yahoo Stock Alerts directly from your messaging channel and setup message notifications to get notified when an event occurs in Yahoo Stock Alerts.

To setup a Yahoo Stock Alerts task in the Kore.ai Messenger channel, click the New Task icon, click Get notified when…, and then click one of the Yahoo Stock Alerts web services described in the following table.

TASK TO CONFIGURE THIS TASK…
Net Change In the Setup Task dialog,

  • enter a company’s Ticker Symbol
  • select a net Change
  • enter a Value
  • optionally customize the Task Name 
  • optionally customize the Short Description
  • enable or disable Mute task notifications
  • optionally customize the interval for message notifications in the Check for updates… section
  • and then click Submit.
Percentage Change In the Setup Task dialog,

  • enter a company’s Ticker Symbol
  • select a percentage Change
  • enter a Value
  • optionally customize the Task Name
  • optionally customize the Short Description
  • enable or disable Mute task notifications
  • optionally customize the interval for message notifications in the Check for updates… section
  • and then click Submit.
Price Updates In the Setup Task dialog,

  • enter a company’s Ticker Symbol
  • select a price Change
  • enter a Value
  • optionally customize the Task Name
  • optionally customize the Short Description
  • enable or disable Mute task notifications
  • optionally customize the interval for message notifications in the Check for updates… section
  • and then click Submit.
Stock Updates  In the Setup Task dialog,

  • enter a company’s Ticker Symbol
  • optionally customize the Task Name
  • optionally customize the Short Description
  • enable or disable Mute task notifications
  • optionally customize the interval for message notifications in the Check for updates… section
  • and then click Submit.

Next Steps

After the task is configured, when any of the scheduled web service events occur in Yahoo Stock Alerts, a message is displayed in your preferred messaging channel.

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