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Financial Statement Analysis [closed]

So i have just completed a beginners course on understanding financial statements. As part of the final assignment, we are supposed to pick a real company, study its financial statements and conclude ...
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Is Yahoo finance volume written in shares per day or $ value per day? [closed]

Unfortunately, the Yahoo finance website does not mention any units for the data listed. Is the volume for each stock written in shares per day or in $ value per day?
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Is the historical volume data from Yahoo-Finance adjusted for splits?

I have been looking for an answer on the Internet for this question for a while, but I could not find anything. I understand that the price data of the historical data from Yahoo-Finance is adjusted ...
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Trying to replicate the Beta of Yahoo in R but am getting an answer that is way off

Yahoo calculates the Beta by using 3 years of monthly returns and using the S&P 500 as a market proxy but I cannot seem to replicate this or even get close using R. I downloaded the data from ...
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Fama and French data: Replicating research

Is there any data out there on the Fama and French (1993) paper? I am not talking about their factor data available on their website, I am interested in reproducing their factor calculations. I am ...
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Close and Adjusted Close in Interactive Brokers API and Yahoo Finance

On Interactive Broker's TWS API manual, there are several historical data types to choose from. Which IB TWS data type's Close value corresponds to Close Adjusted ...
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Is Yahoo! Finance data good or bad now?

I have read various blog posts and reddit threads and so on talking about the recent changes to the Yahoo! Finance API and it leaves me very confused. I'm confused about what has changed. Supposedly ...
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How can I export intraday stock data into CSV from Interactive Broker or Yahoo Finance?

Google Finance API seems to be down forever. Are there instructions or manuals for downloading intraday stock data into CSV files from Interactive Broker OR Yahoo Finance?
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Does Yahoo/Google no longer support web-scraping of FOREX data?

I use Python 3.6 to develop quantitative FOREX trading strategies. I used to use Yahoo or Google in conjunction with pandas.datareader in order to collect forex ...
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How can I get reliable Yahoo Finance stock information? [duplicate]

I've been trying to calculate returns for different stocks but using Yahoo Fiance Historical price data seems to be weird. For instance, looking up the March 5th 2012 Price for APPL on the online ...
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Why is Yahoo finance's historical prices so high

Why is Yahoo finance's historical prices so high. For example, IBM's prices in the 70s are in the $300 range. I know that there are some errors in this data, but this a trend in many of their charts. ...
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Return on asset value for one company different on Yahoo Finance and on Market watch

I am wondering why the return on asset (ROA) is so much different for a company when reported on Yahoo finance and Market watch website. Here is Yahoo finance link: Yahoo Finance and here is ...
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yahoo YQL to find industry that a ticker belongs to

YQL has different companies that are listed under an industry: e.g. select * from yahoo.finance.industry where id="112" Is there a way to query the table for a ticker symbol and find out to which ...
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Yahoo options chain pricing vs stock broker pricing

I am having hard time understanding the price difference of yahoo option chains. For example: Yahoo shows for TWTR FEB 17, 2017 CALL @16.50 option ...
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Close prices discrepancy between binary.com, google, yahoo and wsj?

My algorithm needs to extract the forex data of the last 48h (hourly) to get the last close price and to calculate the MACD. I use Google Finance api becouse is the only which provides free forex ...
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Yahoo Finance API Commodity Prices

I´m working on a stock app for iOS where I´m overlaying the diagram with the historical prices of a stock and the prices of the only commodity this company is producing. The commodities I'm interested ...
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Discrepancy in stock volume amounts at Yahoo, Google, Stock Market Watch and the official website of a company

I have a question regarding differing stock volume amounts for a specific stock reported on various financial websites. For example, let's take a look at Lockheed Martin's volume amount at 12-12-2016. ...
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XAU/USD rate in Yahoo Finance API

My employer has asked me to implement a gold price list for our website. I found Yahoo Finance to be a good option coding-wise, my only problem is that the value I'm getting is different from other ...
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Why are Yahoo's “Adj closed” data changing over time?

I downloaded MSFT historical data from Yahoo Finance a year ago and re-downloaded it today again. I turns our the two datasets are different. E.g., today I got Adj Close of MSFT for ...
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pandas pull 500 stocks through data reader

Is it possible to pull 500 stocks from yahoo finance through the pandas data reader at once? I need to grab large chunks of adj close prices for different tickers. I can pull like 10-20 at a time and ...
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Julia: Passing arguments to quandl function through the map() function

I am new to julia, and I am trying to use "map()" to apply the function "quandl" on an array of (n x 1) stock tickers. (http://quandljl.readthedocs.io/en/latest/get_data.html) However, I wish to pass ...
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where can I get a list of all yahoo finance stocks symbols

I remember having seen that somewhere, I can't find it any more. Anyone knows how can I get all the list of stocks on Yahoo finance. Or even all american stocks, maybe Russell 1000/2000/3000...
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Why are Yahoo Finance API values different from the web interface?

(SOLVED: Solution is below the second graph) The API results on GSPC: Same period in the interactive chart of ^GSPC: SOLVED ...
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Yahoo data meaning of “close” and “adjusted close”

When there's a 2-for-1 stock split, the number of shares doubles, while the value of the stock halves For symbol 2154 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, there was such a 2-for-1 split on 2016/3/29. ...
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Yahoo finance: download adjusted close prices of different stocks in one file

I am trying to download adjusted close prices of different stocks from yahoo finance. I used "Download to Spreadsheet" to download historical prices for each stock and then join these files into one. ...
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How to extract sentiment from Yahoo finance message board?

Does anyone know if it is possible to write a software to pull Yahoo message board sentiment for a specific stock? Any API from Yahoo or anyone has done it before?
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Calculating the rate of return over a year then the data for a year before does not exist

I am trying to find the growth rate of a stock over a given year. Let's say I wanted to find the growth rate from today, June 11, 2015 to June 11, 2014. This is easy enough when you have perfect ...
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How can I convert Yahoo Ticker Symbols into ISIN Codes?

I have a list of all Yahoo Ticker Symbols and I want to convert them into ISIN Codes. I have been researching and found out that finance.yahoo in the US does not ...
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How do I get a list of yahoo tickers for NYSE

I use Yahoo finance to get financial data. How do I get a list of all the ticker symbols in NYSE, NYSEMKT and NASDAQ stock exchanges. (Or even just one of the exchanges)
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Historical Daily NAV for Closed End Funds

Does anyone know where to get historical, daily net asset values for closed end funds from the date of inception to the present? Yahoo finance has daily opening, high, low, closing values, but no NAV ...
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Aren't Technical Indicators calculated on Adjusted Close Price?

I would assume that day to day movement in stock can be accurately compared with the Adjusted Close Price and not simply the Close Price, taking into account Stock Splits Dividends etc. http://www....
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Yahoo YQL missing industry “Industrial Metals & Minerals”

When I issue the following query select * from yahoo.finance.industry where id="133" I get the following results ...
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Data point discrepancy between Google Finance and Yahoo Finance

I have been comparing the historical stock data I am getting from Google Finance and Yahoo Finance. I am only getting six datapoints per day (date, open, high, low, close, volume). I have downloaded ...
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Obtaining Expense Ratio Data

I have a list of tickers (~11,500) in a .txt/.csv file and accompanying fund data from yahoo finance. I'm wondering if there is a reasonably easy/accessible way to use this list to obtain expense ...