Obtaining list of symbols from Universe

I am trying to simply view a list of the symbols that are present in my universe each day, 15 minutes after market open. I have attached the code I have used below. For some reason whatever I do I am usually faced with the following error: "Runtime Error: TypeError : object is not callable TypeError : object is not callable". Any ideas on how to solve this?

class BasicTemplateFrameworkAlgorithm(QCAlgorithm):
def Initialize(self):

self.UniverseSettings.Resolution = Resolution.Daily

self.SetStartDate(2013,10,7) #Set Start Date
self.SetEndDate(2013,10,11) #Set End Date
self.SetCash(100000) #Set Strategy Cash

self.Schedule.On(self.DateRules.EveryDay("SPY"), self.TimeRules.AfterMarketOpen("SPY", 15), self.ViewUniverse)

def ViewUniverse(self):
for universe in self.UniverseManager.Values:
if universe is UserDefinedUniverse:
symbols = universe.Members.Keys
symbol_list = []

for symbol in symbols:

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Thanks for sending the code! After using self.Debug it looks like the universe trying to be called is empty. When calling AddUniverse, a function should be called to select the desired symbols. In the code above self.Universe.DollarVolume.Top(50) is not doing anything. DollarVolume is a property of coarse universe selection so that would need to be called in order to filter using that property. The sample code below will show an implementation that receives the top 5 stocks by dollar volume. To receive 50, the source code can be copy/pasted and change self.__numberOfSymbols to 50 instead.



Just an update: self.AddUniverse(self.Universe.DollarVolume.Top(50)) should have worked but there seems to be a bug. We are looking into it now but in the meantime the above solution is a good substitute.


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