Emoji Financial News Bot

 import logging
import requests
from telegram import Update, Bot
from telegram.ext import (
from abilities import apply_llm_prompt_to_every_item
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup

logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)

RSS_FEED_URL = "https://news.google.com/rss/search?q=when:24h+allinurl:bloomberg.com&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en"

def fetch_financial_news_titles() -> list[str]:
    logger.info("Fetching financial news titles")
    response = requests.get(RSS_FEED_URL)
    soup = BeautifulSoup(response.content, "lxml-xml")

About this template

This app creates a Telegram bot that fetches the latest financial news from Bloomberg's RSS feed, analyzes the news titles using LLM ability, and shares it with users in the form of emoji representations. The user will be asked for their API token when they run the app.

Introduction to the Emoji Financial News Bot Template

Welcome to the Emoji Financial News Bot template! This template allows you to create a Telegram bot that fetches the latest financial news from Bloomberg's RSS feed, analyzes the news titles using a language model, and presents them to users in the form of emoji representations. This bot is a fun and engaging way to keep up with financial news. To get started, simply click "Start with this Template" on the Lazy platform.

Setting Up Your Telegram API Token

Before you can use this template, you'll need to set up a Telegram bot and obtain an API token. Here's how to do it:

  • Go to the Telegram app and search for the "BotFather" bot.
  • Start a chat with BotFather and use the command /newbot to create a new bot.
  • Follow the instructions to set up your bot. You will be given an API token.
  • Keep this token secure, as you will need to enter it when prompted by the Lazy CLI.

Using the Test Button

Once you have your Telegram API token, you're ready to deploy your bot. Click the "Test" button on the Lazy platform. This will launch the Lazy CLI, and you will be prompted to enter your Telegram API token. Enter the token when prompted to complete the deployment process.

After the deployment, your bot will be live on Telegram. You can start interacting with it by sending the /start command to get a welcome message, and then /news to receive the latest financial news in emojis.

Interacting with Your Telegram Bot

To use your new Telegram bot, follow these steps:

  • Open the Telegram app and search for the name you gave your bot during the setup with BotFather.
  • Start a conversation with your bot.
  • Send the /start command to receive a welcome message from the bot.
  • Send the /news command to get the latest financial news represented in emojis.

Enjoy your Emoji Financial News Bot, and stay updated with the latest financial headlines in a fun and unique way!

If you encounter any issues or have questions, please refer to the documentation provided by Lazy or reach out to their customer support for assistance.

Last published
May 18, 2024

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Emoji Financial News Bot