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Questions about handling, obtaining, generating, or analyzing all types of financial or economic data.

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They do not release all of the associated tickers with data. There is no way of finding out all of the historical tickers associated with an entity. …
answered Jul 3 '13 by Michael WS
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Most of these models would be very industry specific, but there is never going to be a default way to estimate earnings. Banks are very descriptive of these earnings models. I would start with an ind …
answered Sep 14 '11 by Michael WS
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Briefing.com has an api and ravenpack has data as well to find news for stocks that are members of indices. …
answered Aug 5 '14 by Michael WS
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This link is the best yahoo has. https://screener.finance.yahoo.com/stocks.html Quandl has all of this data as well so people can generate their own data. …
answered Jul 13 '13 by Michael WS
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I never like multiple parallel arrays, if it breaks everything is broken, plus it gets uglier as you increment data. … If you are doing something in C++, why not have an array of structs for each object where you have quote,time and all other data you need? …
answered Sep 23 '11 by Michael WS
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I would also note that you need to watch out for correlations between data points. (EG ,if you have a data point proving this works for oil company x. … returns when you do not actually have the data. …
answered Sep 14 '11 by Michael WS