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Why MSFT Earnings Release FY18 Q4 is missing in the SEC filings?

I was checking the validity of the data of some fundamental data provider and used MSFT as an example. I was surprised that it doesn't have the latest MSFT Earnings Release for FY18 Q4. The published ...
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Where I can find S&P 500 stock data history? [closed]

I want the history in excel format. Where can I find this?
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Where can I find historic ratios by industry? [closed]

Where can I find 3-5 year historical data showing average or leading financial ratios by industry. For example, in industries like wireless, telecom,or biotech. The ratios I'm referring to are these ...
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What is the current substitute for the Value Line Composite Index? [closed]

I am trying to use the Value Line Composite Index for a project. Much to my dismay, I just found out that it was discontinued in 2013. Have there been other substitutes developed for this since then? ...
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Passive vs. active investing past performance comparison/data?

I am looking for past statistical data how on average active investment (managed by fund manager) compares to passive investment (index) in 10 or 20 past years. I intend to compare the average gains ...
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Is there a graphic or dataset way to campare the performance of the main currencies over the years?

Is there a graphic or dataset way to campare the performance of the main currencies over the years? I mean a graph that allows to compare many currencies on the same chart, and not two currencies at ...
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Where can one download or subscribe to end of day price data for Tokyo stocks? [closed]

I am looking for free sites to download end-of-day stock data for Tokyo stocks but my efforts have been in vain. The best hope was Yahoo Finance but it does not provide end-of-day data for Tokyo ...
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Historical Data For Options? [closed]

Is there a site where I can get historical options data? Where I can see what the price of a particular option was several days ago?
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Where can I get historical stock data from different companies from the 70s to today [closed]

I'm trying to calculate what a person would have earned if he invested all his savings into random stocks until retirement from 1975 to today. Basically I just a need a set of stock market data that ...
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How can I choose an optimal threshold point used in Winsorizing in order to remove outliers?

I have a list of data that comes with outliers. I know there are many methods available to remove outliers or reduce their impacts. In this post I am specifically look at Winsorizing. The question is,...
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CAT & ILS Bonds/funds [closed]

I'm constructing an portfolio with the objective to diversify as much as possible. I would like to include securities that are uncorrelated with the financial markets. The last few days I've been ...
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Complete list of US Public and Private Companies by Sector [closed]

Where is the best place to go for a free public data set of all US private and public US companies by industry or sector?
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Are individual securities transactions archived by the U.S. government?

I'm looking for documentation of historical security trades (buys and sells) and am wondering if there is a U.S. government agency that maintains archives of individual transactions. If so, how long ...
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How to get automated data about a stock symbol? [closed]

I'm running a small stock-analysis program on my local machine. To do the analysis over a large amount of historical stock charts, I pull the data form Alphavantage's API using the curl command below. ...
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UK FTSE Sector Indicies Data [closed]

I am trying to find an on source of FTSE ICB indicies from which I can download historical and current data from. for example I can view the current value of such indices here but I want to also ...
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mean vs current values to compute indicators

First time writing a question here! I'm creating a simple bot to trade with stock. It uses indicators such as Moving Averages or Bollinger bands to evaluate the price of the stock and decide whether ...
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What is the compound annual growth rate of the major markets?

What historical compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) have the major markets provided? Data as far back as has been recorded is preferable. Specifically I'm looking for returns of: Short-term, ...
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If financial data is distributed by the markets themselves, can market owners manipulate it and change the prices?

In the book of Quantitative Finance by Schmidt, on page five it states: "Some financial markets are organized in exchanges or bourses (e.g., New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)). In other, so-called over-...