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Questions tagged [data-source]

Questions about sources of (financial) data

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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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: ...