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Is there an API that can return the current market cap of a publicly-traded company?

I am trying to find an API which will return the current market cap of US stocks for a financial data visualization project, and I haven't had much luck finding anything. Preferably, I'd like to have ...
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Visualising credit rating stability

I am looking for a way to visualize credit rating stability results. Some background: Per rating class (e.g. AAA, AA+, AA, AA-, A+, ...), I look at the percentage of obligors that keep their rating ...
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Which tool is best for drawing candle stick plot?

I'm considering to develop a visualization tool, in which the candle stick plot is a big part. I've seen people doing this using Python's matplotlib, Qt and PyQt. There are also several tools out ...
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What are some standard software stacks for financial data collection, storage and visualization?

I'm looking for the fastest way to get up-and-running collecting time-series data (mainly through scraping and through 3rd party APIs), storing it and visualizing it on a dashboard with graphs. I'd ...
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Pie-chart (or alternative) representation with negative values/liabilities

I'd like to represent graphically/visually a fund/portfolio by something that resembles a pie chart. But... the fund/portfolio contains things that have negative value (think of liabilities such as: ...
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New ways of communicating risk

One of the scapegoats of the financial crisis was value at risk. Still communicating risks effectively to clients is a big challenge and hugely important (also to keep your job as a quant!) In this ...
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Library for interactive financial charts

For my recent project I am looking to build a software capable of visualizing financial charts in a dynamically and interactive matter. The workflow is as follows: I gather data from my data provider ...
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option chain data visualization, sunburst

I think option chains are not represented in the best way. With more and more options products coming out and trading on the various exchanges, I see vendors struggling to keep up with a good way to ...
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In Yahoo! Finance, what determines the number of decimals for a stock/index quote?

In Yahoo! Finance, we see the following quotes among others: ...
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Is there a charting API which allows to replicate Bloomberg chart tool features?

I believe that most of us will agree that being able to compute values is only part of our job, as we would also like to be able to display them nicely in order to better understand or help co-workers/...
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What close price to assume for thinly traded stocks?

If a thinly traded stock has not traded for the last few days (volume=0), is it better to use the last known trade price (i.e. roll over last non-missing trade price) or use last known bid/ask/...
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What are your opinions on WEKA KnowledgeFlow, Rapidminer, and other rapid development environments for machine learning?

Which is the most extensible? Which is the most efficient in terms of a minimal learning curve while providing a meaningful degree of flexibility and performance? Any of these tools really limited ...
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What tools exist for order book analysis and visualization?

What tools exist for order book analysis and visualization? In particular, if one wanted to examine a limit order book and understand how it changes throughout the day where would you turn for ...
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How to derive the implied probability distribution from B-S volatilities?

The general problem I have is visualization of the implied distribution of returns of a currency pair. I usually use QQplots for historical returns, so for example versus the normal distribution: ...
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How do I compare implied and historic volatility?

what would you suggest are the starting points for comparing, in an easy, visual way, implied and delivered volatility surfaces? I'd like to see what the differences are between the historic surfaces, ...
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Innovative ways of visualizing financial data

Finance is drowning in a deluge of data. Humans are not very good at comprehending large amounts of data. One way out may be visualization. Traditional ways of visualizing patterns, complexities and ...