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Downloading the Panama Papers

No leak The Panama Papers were not leaked at all. They were handed over to a German media company which probably paid a good price (translation/summary here) for that deal. This means, the panama ...
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Downloading the Panama Papers

The Panama Papers database has just been published at this link https://www.occrp.org/en/panamapapers/database.html This ICIJ database contains information on almost 320,000 offshore entities that ...
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Cryptocurrency historical prices

I work at Quandl and stumbled upon this post. I'm happy to share an update: we now have two databases which contain OHLCV (open-high-low-close-volume) data for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: 1....
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

As @philshem suggested I wrote some python to gather the data import pandas as pd import requests import re from bs4 import BeautifulSoup # Create date range for historical snapshots Date = pd....
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free REST API for daily end-of-day S&P 500 index

By looking into yFinance source code I've found this query: https://query2.finance.yahoo.com/v8/finance/chart/%5EGSPC where %5E is ^ ( ^GSPC )
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Machine readable list of monetary currencies, including symbol

There are at least three github repos Currency-List - many formats - "List of all currencies with names and ISO 4217 codes in all languages and all data formats." JSON (gist) - (I'll use this one for ...
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Cryptocurrency historical prices

http://www.CryptoDataDownload.com is newer but has 28+ exchanges, ~550 pairs, 8+ ccy pairs, and daily/hourly/minute timeframes to download via csv format for free
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Fundamentals data for European stocks

Just wanted to share that there is now fundamentals data on European stocks on Quandl. Check it out here: https://www.quandl.com/data/RB1 This database has a special focus on European and Asian stocks ...
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Downloading the Panama Papers

It seems the media is not releasing it to the public yet. There are some links floating around to a similar (but smaller) 2013 leak, but that is not the one that was released today. http://www....
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Downloading the Panama Papers

Still waiting for the entire cache, but The Sunday Times has released a list with 37,000 names (10 April 2016). Search our database of 37,000 names linked to Mossack Fonseca companies in the tax ...
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Is there an open standard for the CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Finance Report)?

Two standards you may wish to consider are XBRL and Frictionless Data. I have been working on a municipal XBRL taxonomy with others. You can see the current status here: https://github.com/govwiki/...
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Is there an open standard for the CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Finance Report)?

There does not seem to be a separate data standard for CAFR, but you may want to consider XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language). The State of Oregon piloted providing CAFR in XBRL format and ...
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Financial text data/corpora

For copyright issues; these datasets are no longer available. Check out those datasets here: 8.5M titles from Reuters (2007-2016) https://github.com/philipperemy/Reuters-full-data-set 450k + 100k ...
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A list of all the banks by country

Wikipedia has lists of all the banks in certain countries, those seem pretty accurate for the larger banks and countries with more active wikipedia communities. For more in depth data, I think you ...
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Annual reports from UK public companies

You're probably having difficulty finding a service for this because there's no money in running one since Companies House announced and then launched the public beta of this wonderful free API https:...
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

Scraping your link is not too difficult, because the raw data is in the source code. First, create a list of all possible dates, from this URL https://coinmarketcap.com/historical/ ['20130428','...
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Art Market data

Looking for art market data for a project I found this OKFN (Open Knowledge International) blog post in the field you specify: Art Open data. This leads to a wiki page (not to useful IMHO but it shows ...
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Stock market historical data

The TORQ database is a database of all data related to a random sample of 144 companies from NYSE, for the dates 1990-11-01 to 1991-01-31. In contrast to other databases, it includes not only prices ...
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Art Market data

Maybe start an open database of auction results? It will never be as complete as commercial ones, but I'm sure there are many people who would use it (and possibly add content).
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Open API for SEC data?

sec-api (https://sec-api.io) provides an API to search filings on SEC EDGAR by CIK, ticker, company name, form type and filings date. Query API give me all form 4 filings for GE between dates X ...
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Open API for currency conversion / exchange rates to EUR/USD/GBP (daily settlements)

Currencies at the end of the day are published as settlements, which are often averages of the day's trading and are used as references. For real-time currency data, you actually are looking at Bid/...
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Where can I get metrics data on one retail store, for 3 - 4 years time?

It's not likely that this data set would be open, but you can use pseudo-data, for example the Superstore example from Tableau (there is an downloadable Excel file in the page). If you're flexible ...
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SWIFT routing codes for all global banks

There are a number of paid API services that allow such requests. Trying to advertise commercial offerings as little as possible, I can mention the original SWIFT API. You could probably also scrape ...
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Fracking Cost per Barrel of Oil

Short answer: In 2014/2015, Maybe $48/BOE (Barrel of Oil Equivalent). The $48 is the sum of the negative items in the slide below. This unit cost is currently unprofitable. However, there is oil-...
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Over-the-counter prices of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States

It seems that this data has some business value and, hence is often available only at a cost. If a non-free solution is sufficient for you, you could try it here and here. If it's important for you ...
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Places to find credit risk data-sets

The Lending Club dataset might be fun for you to play around with: https://www.lendingclub.com/info/download-data.action
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Google Finance Error: Sorry, you may be sending automated queries

I got the same error in the browser, so I guess your URL is old. Google Finance isn't an API (the API was shut down in 2012, so in effect you are just scraping)... Checkout Yahoo Finance or others for ...
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Where to get realtime stock market data legally

There is a free API service called Alpha Vantage that provides "free APIs for realtime and historical data on stocks, forex (FX), and digital/crypto currencies." However, there are some usage limits ...
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