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Historical data for global stocks

Where are companies like finnhub.io or finance portals getting their data from? Do they fetch the historical stock quotes from the exchanges directly? If so, the have to collect the data from a lot ...
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Data Sources/Vendors for Closed End Fund NAV data

I am seeking NAV pricing for closed end funds as a data source. Listed CEFs are required to disclose NAV once every quarter at the least, and many disclose daily at the most. I do see a previous ...
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where to download current composition of popular indexes?

What are reliable sources to download plain-text files listing current composition of various popular indexes such as S&P 500 (SPX) or Dow Jones Industrials (DJI) or Nasdaq 100 (NDX) ? At a ...
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Data: Why is a firm stock delisted?

Shumway (1997) highlights that stock returns in cross-sectional portfolio analysis have to be adjusted for firm delistings. The CRSP database maintains a monthly delisting file (msedelist) with ...
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What preprint repositories are available online?

Besides data sources, what preprint archives are available for academics and practitioners in the fields of Quantitative Finance and Economics? I have subscribed Google Scholar alerts and regularly ...
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Reputable Sources

I am not sure this that is the correct stackexchange but I could not find a more suitable one. I am writing an essay which consists of comparing two companies (Ford or Volkswagen) and analysing them ...
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Data sources to get past news articles

Are there data sources from which we could get news articles from the last 2 years? I tried reuters but they had data spanning back to just 3 months. Any suggestion/pointers are appreciated
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Data Sources - When citing source

This question is not about where to gain access to data - but how to properly cite it. Frequently in publications like the WSJ or Bloomberg, the data is cited as "Bloomberg" or "WSJ". For example: ...
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List of Intraday stock prices API

I am looking for an API to request intraday data for the London stock exchange. I have seen products like eSignal but this seems to include a lot more than the simple data as XML or JSON and is fairly ...
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netfonds.no - High Frequency Data

I originally got the idea from Python for Finance. But there are nomerous other examples on how to get high Netfonds (here and here). They don't seem to work any more: http://hopey.netfonds.no/...
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Where can I get two to four years worth of historic data news for companies included in DJ and S&P?

Where can I get two to four years worth of historic data news for companies included in DJ and S&P? I mean not just prices historic data but also news. Preferably for free and in CSV or any ...
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Free high resolution financial data

As thebonnotgang(1) stopped updating their database, I was wondering if there are some other free sources of high-frequency data available. I found a proper tick data api (ca. 25 day history) hosted ...
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Equity Index Announcement Data

Does anyone know of a data source that provides announcements of future index events (adds/drops/re-balances), specifically for equity indexes? I know these are mostly available somewhere on each ...
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Where are the prices of real European Call options listed?

In order to solve an exercise, I need data from real European Call Options (on the same underlying). It sounds definitely trivial, but actually I feel a bit lost...do you mind giving a link/suggestion ...
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Yahoo intraday historical download Timestamp

Yahoo offers an API to download historical intraday data, but I am unable to understand the timestamps on the data. The URL request is: ...
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What data sources are available online?

What sources of financial and economic data are available online? Which ones are free or cheap? What has your experience been like with these data sources?