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Questions tagged [market-data]

Market-data includes all questions relative to data acquisition for the different financial products. It can also include questions about how market data are computed.

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What actually drives a stock price up ou down?

Can someone please explain to me how stock prices go up and down? What are the underlying physical and information technology phenomena and algorithms that drive a stock up or down? Books just say ...
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Historical prices and fundamentals for US market with the right to re-publish

I would like to build analytical web-site similar to Yahoo Finance, but can't find the data provider with the reasonable prices. Do you know if there's free datasets or costing <1000$/year ...
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“J” message type in Nasdaq ITCH Totalview sample file

I am trying to parse the uncompressed file 10302018.NASDAQ_ITCH50 (from ftp://emi.nasdaq.com/ITCH/10302018.NASDAQ_ITCH50.gz). There is a strange message type "J". The spec (https://www.nasdaqtrader....
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Datasource of all scheduled news events for S&P 500 stocks

I am looking for a datasource which contains all news events specific to equities of the S&P 500, whose release date was scheduled in advance. That is, I am not looking for surprise news. For ...
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Bloomberg's Open Market Data Initiative

I am reading about OMDI: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/announcements/bloomberg-opens-its-data-distribution-technology/ After reading that, I am still not sure: Is it free? If so, what kind of ...
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How to interpret and store Level 1 stream data

I am very new to market data. Currently I am collecting top level 1 market data through the interactive brokers api by subscribing to a few tickers. I wanted to understand how to interpret the data. ...
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Kenneth Frenches Data library return data to price data?

I have downloaded the industry portfolios from Kenneth Frenches data library, I am wondering if anyone knows where I can find the price data? Can I convert it even if I don't have a starting value? ...
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What price should be used in calculation of daily return

With OHLC data in hand, what price should be used to calculate the daily return? Some models use daily close price, but I don't think that's a reasonable assumption considering practical changes in ...
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What are the known flaws and limitations of OptionMetrics data?

Several researchers are skeptical about the database quality, but their argumentation is somewhat unclear to me. For instance, Constantinides, Jackwerth and Perrakis (2008) (link): [...] we were ...
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Asset price simulation under Monte Carlo for option pricing using market data

I am trying to use Monte Carlo to price some exotic options. I have in mind to simulate asset prices under GBM (say S&P prices) using Monte Carlo and price the option accordingly from the payoffs ...
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How to deal with missing value in a time series stock market data?

I have collected data for the period of 2002 to 2018 for following indices Nifty (India), NASDAQ (US), ADX (UAE) and TASI (Saudi Arabia). After collection, I have arranged data in a single sheet with ...
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Limit and Market Order for training a ML model

Goal : Using deep learning to build a ML model which would predict the right places where a stock price will increase, decrease or stay stable. For the current question, assume the labels are well ...
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Did Google Finance API Go Away or Just Change Signature? [closed]

I have been using Google finance for many months to pull intraday and daily data. Today I tried to use it and got redirected. For example, the following URIs returned text data that could be parsed: ...
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How to determine incorporated funds from the CFI

I am making a model for the acquisition of financial instruments, and it is sometimes important (for legal or tax reasons) to be able to determine whether an investment fund is incorporated (SICAV or ...
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Is an ISIN unique per company (or what else is)?

Example: Tencent Holdings Ltd. KYG875721634 (Hongkong) in HKD US88032Q1094 (OTC) in USD An important factor of my stock picking is the market capitalization. Both listings have a similar (but not ...
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What are the impacts of the discontinuation of benchmark Interest Rates?

I was wondering what the impacts of Interest Rates benchmarks (LIBOR/EURIBOR) discontinuation might be on the Quants side ? Do you know if there are articles/discussions providing an analysis grid of ...
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OpenGamma's Strata - Computational Overhead

I've been looking at the open-source library Strata (maintained by OpenGamma), which is written in Java. Now, upon inspection of the FX Forward Pricer and Payment Pricer I noticed two things: All ...
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Seeking papers that deal with stock market analysis

I am sure there are a lot of papers that are related to stock market analysis.. but I haven't been able to find ones that fit my needs most. I want to read papers, replicate their analysis, and use ...
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Subset selection to identify independent variables that impact the market?

Given a lot of market-related features (~100 independent variables such as emerging market, developed market, s&p 500, tech sector returns, etc), I need to select a subset of them that are ideally ...
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Intraday option price data European stocks and indices

I am looking for intraday option price data for stocks and indices listed on European markets (SX5E, SMI, DAX, etc). Ideally, I would like to get files as clean as those provided by ivolatility for US ...
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Does using adjusted closing prices constitute a lookahead bias?

One of my machine learning project involves the use of adjusted close prices (from Yahoo Finance, for better or worse) to determine the label – if a stock's adjusted close price increases by more than ...
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Exchange Feeds: where can I find the average messages per second?

I am looking to find the above for different exchanges (NYSE, EUREX, CME) any idea how to get this info? For FX I assume I will need to aggregate different LP? thanks
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How to download only amex and nyse data from CRSP?

I am a beginner and I have a very elementary question, but I don't know where to find the answer! I am downloading the CRSP monthly stock files for 20 years. I ...
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Historical Data - Level II with Time and Sales Data

I'd like to get historical data for level II (Time, BidPrice, BidSize, AskPrice, AskSize) and Time & Sales (Time, Price, Size) data (with timestamp indeed) for machine learning purposes. I want ...
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how to obtain longer than ~650 ticks of historical data on Google Finance?

I was looking to obtain historical US equities closing price data, with 30 minutes frequency and up to as many historical values as possible on Google Finance. But it seems like if I try to go for ~...
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dividend paid on FTSE100 time series data

I need dividend paid on FTSE100 for last 10 years. I want to calculate the dividend-price ratio for FTSE100 as a time series data. I would really appreciate if anybody can give me a clue about finding ...
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Bloomberg Event Driven Feeds

Anyone using Bloomberg's Event Driven Feeds and can confirm the pricing and technical interface? I assume this is not attached to the Bloomberg Terminal product?
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Bond data: finding a suitable outlier detection method

Me and my team has recently bought access to market data for sovereign bonds from Latin America countries. We are interested in finding a suitable outlier detection method to detect eventual errors in ...
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Understanding Dividend Payout on Yahoo Finance

Let's use TLT as an example, which pays out dividends on the first day of the month. Question 1: From the screenshot of TLT below (taken on March 1 2018), can you tell whether the dividend has been ...
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Real-time limit order book data of desired depth

Is it possible to get real-time NASDAQ limit order book data feed somewhere? I would need a stream of the limit order book data, preferably something similar to: Along with the respective events ...
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Linear interpolation Discount factors

I am not sure how to perform a linear interpolation between discount fators for swap quotes. Lets say I have the following market quotes: ...
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WRDS CRSP sql schema documentation

I'm accessing WRDS CRSP directly in python using raw_sql. Using ...
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AAA BAA UK corporate bond data?

I have seen lots of examples of US data on corporate bonds. However, I was wondering if there was a UK equivalent of the Moodys AAA, BAA spread.
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Where can I find historical data for Europe listed ETFs?

I'm currently working on building a portfolio optimization tool for European ETFs such as: (SYMBOL/ISIN/description) IQQF / IE00B0M63730 / iShares MSCI AC Far East ex-Japan UCITS ETF EXW1 / ...
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Information available to traders

I am not a trader myself but am trying to educate myself about trading. I notice that in most articles and videos about technical trading, an illustrative graph is displayed showing the latest price ...
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Can any tell me how the VIX spike in Feb 2018, might have been caused my manipulation of $SPX options or VX Futures? [closed]

Looking for ways to back track evidence of manipulation in the trading or SPX options, ES Futures, or VX Futures to cause the spike that destroyed the vol ETFs (XIV, and SVXY), and caused small ...
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(Self studying) Finding data on Bloomberg

I apologize for asking this very simple question, but I was reading through this chart for the first time, and I would like to know where on Bloomberg can I find data like these, since I have to price ...
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Why don't data sources use ISIN instead of symbol?

I've been messing around with stock data off and on for a year or two and just recently found out about the ISIN. Up until I found some data from Siblis Research, none of the other data sources used ...
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shortsqueeze.com

Does anyone have experience subscribing to shortsqueeze.com, and if so, how would you rate it? I sent a couple emails to their support, but haven't even gotten back a response and it's been about a ...
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How Market Exchange and Vendor entitlements/permission works?

I would like to know how market data entitlement and permissions works at Vendor level and exchange level? if our firm receive Realtime data from Vendor or directly from exchange.. What permissions ...
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Transform 24hr cumulative volume to sampled periods

I have a Python Dataframe with cryptocurrency data that has three columns: time, 24hr volume and price. The time is the time at which the data was received from the exchange, price is the last price ...
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What is the convention for option tickers on S&P 500 and VIX?

Can you please explain what are all possible versions of S&P 500 option tickers and VIX option tickers? My options historical data is from 2006 to 2013 and I can see something like VIXAB, VIXAC, ....
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Daily S&P500 close in JSON?

Does anyone know of a publicly available dataset for S&P500 index published daily in json format? Took a look at quandl but nothing for free. Google searches bring back a whole host of unhelpful ...
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Create One's Own Daily OHLC data

Given that it's possible to download hourly bars, usually with a UTC timestamp, from most brokers, it then becomes possible to create one's own daily bars. I am thinking of doing this and would like ...
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Is the Fama-French website data free of the serious selection bias pre-1962 where it's tilted toward big historically successful firms?

Fama and French use data starting in 1963 in both 1) "Common risk factors in the returns on stocks and bonds" (1993) and 2) "The cross-section of expected stock returns" (1992) and mention in (2) ...
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FTSE 350 sector index historical data

Does anyone know where I can find (at least 10 years worth of) end of day historical (op, hi, lo, cl) data for the FTSE 350 Sector Indices?. I need the data for ...
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List of US Industry sector ETFs that map to ICB classification

I am in the prcess of carrying out intra-and intra sector analysis of US stocks, and am proxing sectors with sector ETFs. I therefore, need to catalog the list of US sector ETFs - but have been unable ...
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Data for the Tulip mania

The Tulip mania is considered to be one of the first recorded examples of a speculative bubble in modern history. Long story short, the newly introduced tulip plant in the United Provinces, combined ...
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Cap/Floor ATM Rate

This is a question on cap volatility market data. The quotes usually include volatilities for different strike (1%, 2%, ... 5%) and maturities (1Y,2Y,...20Y). One volatility for each combination of ...