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How to get a Daily Market Cap using Python

Tiingo.com has fundamental data available through an API you can access using Python. I'm not sure if you have to pay for it or if it's included with a free account. Either way, the outstanding ...
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How do 409a's and market caps compare?

A 409A and the price someone is willing to pay for a private company are not the same. A 409A for an early-stage business is usually performed immediately after a financing round. This type of ...
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Market Capitalisation Weights for Black-Litterman portfolio

Do not use the capitalizations of the ETFs, they hold a small and variable proportion of the securities outstanding. Instead base your weights on the papers by Swinkels et al. which have tried to ...
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How do I value a private company's market cap?

Market cap is just the stock price times outstanding shares. The number of outstanding shares is decided by the issuer so the remaining question is how do you value a private company's stock price. ...
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Can the total market cap of a country increase beyond its total wealth?

There is no limit, but you would need a lot of large non-residents shareholders to achieve that. This is arguably the case in Hong Kong, where the total market cap is advertised at 4.5 trillion ...
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How to find an initial equilibrium benchmark portfolio that includes currencies for Black-Litterman model

We first need to define the risk-free asset. One may assume that for a US investor, the riskfree asset is the USD, whereas, for a Japanese investor, it is JPY. This is important because the perceived ...
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Why does Alphabet market cap not include both GOOG and GOOGL?

I will answer your question with another question. Being that there are class B stocks that are not publicly traded and have 10x the voting power how do we calculate those stocks being that that they ...
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How is it that price to book of a bank can fluctuate so wildly?

You mean aside from the fact that stock price can fluctuate wildly? There's no 'why', per se. P/B (nor P/E, P/S, P/CF or any valuation metric) isn't a panacea for identifying undervalued companies. ...
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How is it that price to book of a bank can fluctuate so wildly?

I'd be a bit wary of any data source that had quite as wide a range as that for 2017... Nothing about European banks has been any kind of "normal" for well over a decade now; but <0.5 and ...
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How is it that price to book of a bank can fluctuate so wildly?

Simply, the P/B ratio is the ratio of what the market assumes for the value of the bank were it wound down vs. the value it has a on its own books. Don't forget, also, that a banks has huge leverage: ...
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How is it that price to book of a bank can fluctuate so wildly?

P/B is a ratio so it has a numerator and a denominator. P is easy to look up, it is the market capitalization. The problem is that B is the one that's hard to ascertain. Even if you believe the ...
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Is there an API that can return the current market cap of a publicly-traded company?

If you are looking for a quick and easy solution, I have found a combination of Google Sheets + Yahoo Finance URLs to be relatively easy to implement. Here's an example you could try yourself. Let's ...
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