For questions about programming languages, implementation, and packages in quantitative finance. Note: question must be specific to quantitative finance and must necessitate knowledge of quantitative finance in order to be on topic.

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Is it possible to “steal” financial data on publicly traded companies off the internet? Legally, I mean, what is the truth about “data” as a property

What constitutes "stealing" when it comes to publicly posted financial data? I think there are three instances of this that we can individually vet: a.) you physically broke into a location or ...
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Which free C++ compiler is best for preparing for the quant workplace? [closed]

I want to improve my C++ skills at home in order to prepare for the quant workplace (probably bank derivatives operation or model validation). Is Visual Studio the most predominant in this area? ...
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Which are the most utilized programming languages in finance? [duplicate]

I would like to improve my knowledge of programming languages, in order to have a possible advantage in the future when applying for my first job. Since Finance interests me a lot, I would like to ...
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How to look for fractals/harmonics patterns in time series?

I want to build trading systems based on two things: 1)Fractal Theory 2)Harmonics Pattern I have read the book : The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence By Mandelbrot ...
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Is there an API to perform request about stocks and financial derivatives? [closed]

Is there an API to make a request such as: all the companies which thier P/E ratio is greater than 50 ? I know I can crawl google finance and have it locally on my ...