Questions tagged [finance]

Finance – addresses the ways in which individuals and organizations raise and allocate monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects.

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Open API for SEC data?

Is there any free API for programmatically grabbing SEC filing data, such as company financials or insider trading? It seems ironic that the EDGAR search gives you information in a nice tabular form, ...
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Cryptocurrency historical prices

I'm looking for cryptocurrency historical data, including prices and market cap (either from exchanges or average price) of the main cryptocurrencies, namely: Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum, Dash....
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Stock market historical data

I was surprised not to find a similar question here. But what are the best sources of stock market daily (weekly, monthly) prices for all listed companies in a given market? Google Finance, Yahoo ...
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Downloading the Panama Papers

I wonder where the Panama Papers can be downloaded. I have looked around, I couldn't find them. Where can I find them? What is the legality, and sensibility of requesting and downloading leaked ...
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Credit card metadata database

Is there a database of credit card numbers that tells you what bank issued the credit card? 3 is American Express 4 is Visa/MasterCard 6 is Discover Typically the first 6 numbers will indicate what ...
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Where can I find open data on historical forex rates for financial reporting purposes?

I am looking for historical foreign exchange (forex) data for financial reporting purposes. For example, I would like to distribute a data source that could be used for determining forex gains and ...
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Where could I find open data about ATM locations (in Paris)?

I'm thinking of building an application that shows you the nearest ATM machine, but I don't know where I can find open data about ATM locations (or if there even is such data available). I'm asking ...
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Where can I get private companies' financials?

Countries have mandatory disclosure of some financial indicators for certain industries. Some companies may disclose information about their financial performance at will. While public corporations ...
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Dataset of historical economic forecasts

Where could I get a dataset of economic forecasts made over years? For instance, the history of predictions for GDP, current accounts, and other key national variables by the World Bank and IMF? Or ...
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ATM locations in UK and/or Ireland

I know lots of organizations and websites are publishing some of these but is there an open dataset with at a minimum of location and operator for ATMs in the UK and possible Ireland?
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Is there an open standard for the CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Finance Report)?

I would like to push my local government to provide the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) as an open data source. I was wondering if we could go one step further by providing it in a ...
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Why is my scraper returning inconsistent results and timing out?

I've been building a scraper in python (using mechanize) to get a list of banks off of: https://connectonline.asic.gov.au/RegistrySearch/faces/landing/ProfessionalRegisters.jspx The scraper is: ...
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Looking for data on bankruptcy prediction

I am wondering if anyone knows where I can find data to train a classification model for bankruptcy prediction. Bankruptcy prediction appears to be a popular topic, and there are tons of papers ...
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Initial public offerings

All pre-IPO companies fill the SEC form S-1. It mentions underwriters, offering price, executives, and financials. Example for Etsy. This information is available via SEC and elsewhere, but not ...
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

Does anyone know where to download historical data for the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency ecosystem? For example, the data behind the "Total Market Capitalization" chart here: https:...
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Fundamentals data for European stocks

I am building a website than uses restful api to fetch stocks fundamentals data, like ROIC, EPS, for ten years history. I am using SF1 database from Quandl for US stocks. Where can I find the same ...
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Where to find household financial data for my research

I am a programming student, I want to make a financial application for my project. The application works by gathering user's income and expenses to create a prediction about their financial status ...
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Source for photographs of sample checks

I'm working on an OCR functionality around checks, specifically around a user taking a photograph of a check, and I'm looking to acquire a data set to quantify the success of our various features. ...
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Historical OFAC SDN lists

I am looking for historical versions of the OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list (more details about the list can be found here). The OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) regularly ...
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How can I get a list of currencies from Wikidata?

Some currencies already exist, like [1], [2] and they are all instances of currency [3]. Unfortunately there are no links to all instances from [3]. So is there a possibility to get this list from ...
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Art Market data

I'm looking for art market related data for research purposes - especially sales in auction houses. I know there are sites like artprice or its free equivalents, but what I'm searching for is ...
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Panel data for public companies' financials? Alternative to Capital IQ Compustat?

Where can I get financial indicators of public companies in the format friendly for statistical analysis? "Friendly" is mainly about: Panel data in long format. Variable names compatible with ...
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Machine readable list of monetary currencies, including symbol

Does someone know a machine readable currency list, that includes the symbol? For example Aruba Guilder,AWG,ƒ,ƒ Australia Dollar,AUD,$,$ I've found various sources, but they either lack the symbol (...
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Looking for datasets with sigmoidal relationships

I'm looking for a phenomenon, preferably within social sciences/economy, with available datasets that follow a sigmoidal relationship. For example, a relationship could be between the amount of money ...
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Places to find credit risk data-sets

I am looking for places to get datasets regarding credit risk and risk analytics in financials services. I have tried many places but was unable find what I am looking for. Can I get any pointer or ...
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Financial Accounts - Intersectoral Flow-of-Funds Data

I am looking for data that contains financial liabilites/assets of different sectors in an economy to other sectors for different countries. In Europe this is regulated by ESA 2010 (or ESA 95, the ...
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Public source for financial company customer counts?

I've built a dashboard that uses complaints data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to show the companies with the most complaints. The results are kind of interesting, but also rather ...
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A typical bank database for credit card accounts?

I am working on a project to develop a system that detect credit card fraud. I have no data set to test my system on instead I want to create a database that looks similar to that of a real bank ...
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Analyst Estimates for Earnings on the S&P 500

I'm looking for a free an open source for Analyst Estimates for the S&P 500. If the name of the Analyst was include that would be great. Thank you
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MOOC budget dataset

I am looking for a dataset containing MOOC budgets, including as many following fields as possible: MOOC title platform (edX, Coursera, etc.) provider name (Stanford, Microsoft, etc.) pay to the ...
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Dataset of Business Schools in the US

Is is there a dataset of all the business schools in the US, with total undergrad enrollment in the Business School, Dean (and Associate Dean's) name and email address, and if there is an online ...
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Historical data on buy-sell recommendations by stock market analysts

Investments banks issue buy-sell recommendations based on their equity research. An example of Goldman Sachs' for Apple. Is there a structured dataset that contains key parameters of such ...
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Where could one find financial big data

As part of my thesis on Visual Analytics I need to find a financial dataset to work on. The purpose of the thesis is to analyze a big-data-grade dataset and then visualize it in different ways. ...
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Where does Allrecipes.com get its “On Sale” data?

I just noticed that Allrecipes.com has a new feature that allows you to see what ingredients are on sale in local stores. Any idea where they are getting this information from?
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Which Governments publish their Ledgers and Accounts?

I am interested in collecting financial data of Governments to analyse the Revenue and Expenditure against their Budgets. Ex:- OpenReporting.com, OpenGov.com.. I have tried to find publicly available ...
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Access to anonymous personal financial portfolio data

Is there a corpus about personal financial portfolios? I.e. data which is anonymous user data and shows financial portfolios for these users.
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publicly available dataset of loan advertisement

I'm looking for samples of advertisements by illegal money lending online, e.g. in comment sections of online forums etc. My intention is to use it as a training dataset to build a filter against such ...
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Where can I find asset finance or microfinance data at the individual (loan recipient) level?

I'm looking for asset finance and microfinance data at the individual level. I'm already aware of Kiva, Prosper and Lending Club (links below). Specifically, I'd like to find individual loan ...
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Business performance data of web company like number of employees, revenue etc

Is there a dataset describing the #employees, #customers, revenue, investment etc for web company such as google, mozilla, yahoo, facebook? WIKI has few information like #employees, revenue. Querying ...
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finding online finance datasets

I am searching for finance datasets that has the following format year,quarter,month,Company,S&P index,P/E ration,feature x,feature y, feature z....to test a machine learning prediction algorithm....
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Accounts payables, accounts receivables, invoices, and bills

I'm looking for a big sample of accounts (payable or receivable) or bills. No matter if it's structured data, scans, or physical receipts. I haven't found data more relevant than government contracts....
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Banking open data from Credit Agricole?

A colleague told me that the Credit Agricole in France as published a dataset of banking transactions as part of their Open Data initiative. I tried to research it on different sites in France but ...
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A sample historical online trading data to download?

I am working a part time project (a hobby project) and I am looking for some data dump for historical online trading data. By trading data I mean the online trade that goes on in like Wall street and ...
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Is stock data available for bulk download for free?

Is it possible to download a dump of stock data? I've seen the following: Alternative to google finance api Is there anywhere to get a free stockmark data feed/dump? Quandl - seems only to offer ...
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Example of credit card usage data

I want to understand the data saved when a person uses his or her credit card in a shop or online. Is there a common data set format for this? If so, what does it contain? Furthermore, can anyone ...
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historical price data for Sdax Index

I am looking for historical price data in .csv or .txt format to download for the following financial instrument: Sdax Performance Index (It's a german smallcap indice in case you care) ISIN: ...
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Is there any public database for financial transactions

I want to use the R language to do data mining for anti-money laundering. But do do this I first need a dataset of transactions. Is such a set available?
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Open API for currency conversion / exchange rates to EUR/USD/GBP (daily settlements)

I'm looking for free open APIs (XML or REST(JSON)*) that I can access from my program code to get the (daily) exchange rate for foreign currencies to the Euro, Dollar or British Pound (especially from ...
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Open alternatives to the IMF data

The IMF has five datasets: International Financial Statistics (IFS) Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS) Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Trade and Investment ...
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Annual reports from UK public companies

How can I get the 'annual report and accounts' from the top 500 listed (public) companies in the UK? (They are valuable data, despite them being PDFs.) We looked at scraping annualreports.com but it ...