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What's the average nest egg (savings) for someone age 26? Website for comparison?

How much money should a 26 year old have saved up? Is there somewhere that I can compare against online?
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Historical stock prices: Where to find free / low cost data for offline analysis? [closed]

I am looking for a free way to get a large amount of data on the prices of stocks. I am not a trader or anything like that so it wouldn't be worth it to pay for a service to give me stock prices. I ...
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Why pay for end-of-day historical prices?

Recently I've started gathering some end-of-day (EOD) prices data for my testing. The first obvious place where such data is freely available is Yahoo Finance site. However I've noticed that many data ...
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Where do web sites get foreign exchange currency rate / quote information?

There are many web sites which provide the exchange rates between currencies. Where do they obtain this information? Is there any authoritative source from which they get this data? For example, ...
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Where do short-term traders look for the earliest stock related news? [closed]

While I'm no short term trader (or even a day trader), I imagine it is of high importance to these people that they hear about significant stock related news as early as possible. This would allow ...
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Where can I find the dividend history for a stock?

Where can I find the dividend history for a stock? Do you recommend any site where this information is easily accessible?
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Who owns historical valuations about equity such as stocks and index funds?

Data, Data, Data. Who owns it? Price is determined by demand and supply in a market but even if you crash or sky-rocket the price of some equity you don't really own that historical data but who does ...
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Where can I find announcements of official GDP figures for the US and other countries?

Specifically, I'm looking at the Forex markets, and I'm waiting for today's US GDP figures. I'm keeping an eye on the financial papers, but where can I find official sources of information, maybe as ...
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Where can I find a breakdown of Google stock ownership?

I'm looking for a not too out of date source of information that lists who owns Google stock and how much they own. Is this available online somewhere?
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How to map stock ticker symbols to ISIN (International Securities Identification Number)?

How can I can convert ticker symbols (which include information on the exchange) to an International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) (which contains no information on the exchange)? Also I am ...
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Where can I download all stock symbols of all companies “currently listed” and “delisted” as of today?

I am in process of of downloading historical stock data from few sources I have gathered. However, all of them require me to provide stock symbol. I want to download data for all companies. In ...
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Where can I get a list of ticker symbols that have stock options?

I would like to examine the option chains of almost every stock that has options. Is there some sort of stock screener or application that can give me a list of the ticker symbols that have options?
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What's the equivalent of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Netherlands?

I'm looking for 10-K financial statements and I can't find the SEC.gov equivalent in the Netherlands.
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Web sites for historical foreign currency exchange rates and inflation data?

Say that I'm watching a Swedish movie from the 1970s where a bank gets robbed and the robbers get away with 10 million SEK. I might then like to know how much that corresponds to in U.S. dollars today,...
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Where can I find P/E and CAPE data for different sectors, countries and market capitalizations [closed]

I've been searching for high-quality data on CAPEs (cyclically adjusted price to earnings ratios) for different sectors, countries and market capitalizations. Shiller's Irrational Exuberance website ...
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Does Reuters provide the 4pm London Spot rate for currencies?

The 4pm London spot rate is supposedly the standard, but I'm having trouble finding out if that's what I'm getting from Reuters. First, I understand that currencies don't have just one exchange rate, ...
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Where can I find a good online fundamental data provider for Hong Kong stocks? [closed]

I am thinking of investing in the Hong Kong stock market. One problem I am facing is finding a good online fundamental data provider that provides a database of financial statements for Hong Kong ...
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Price to rent ratio outside of major cities

I'm interested in US price/rent ratios, such the list here: https://smartasset.com/mortgage/price-to-rent-ratio-in-us-cities However, it seems like such statistics are always compiled by major city. ...
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S&P 500 - Current Constituent List

I'm getting different constituents from various places. An Excel sheet from the S&P website indicates 498 constituents in the S&P 500: Link to Excel Sheet on the S&P website, look at the "...
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Looking for online sources for historical currency data / exchange rates. Recommendations?

Is there any online service that provides (in any format whatsoever) historical foreign exchange rates, with bid/ask values? Intra-day would be preferred, but end-of-day is also of interest.
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Is there an online service that provides public company information through a public API? [closed]

I want to write an application to gather financial information of public companies and bonds for my own research. Is there any place online that I can do this that has a public API?
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Where can I get real-time stock price data for National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)?

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this, however I couldn't find a better place after searching Stack Exchange. From where can I get tick data/real-time data for the National Stock ...
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Getting (historical) Standard & Poor Stock Guides [closed]

Chapter 15 of The Intelligent Investor mentions S&P publishes (as of the 1970s) a monthly Stock Guide. Is this still a worthwhile resource? What's the best way to get access to this guide, ...
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Are the sellers selling pre-IPO shares over these websites legitimate or fake?

The websites which are selling block of Facebook,Twitter and other companies are given below with the explanation which I think is fake and is not legitimate.However I have contacted both of the firms ...
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Where can I find recent information about which major shareholders changed their positions in a given stock?

Where can I find recent information about which major shareholders changed their positions in a given stock? I know that I can find information on Yahoo Finance but Yahoo yahoo isn't quick at updating ...
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Who decides, and how, each year's increase in the Canada Pension Plan's YMPE value?

I know the Canada Pension Plan's Yearly Maximum Pensionable Earnings value (YMPE) is used for the following: to determine the annual limit for payroll contributions to the Canada Pension Plan for ...
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Source for information about Australia and U.S. real estate market rent-to-price ratios?

Would like to make a comparison between the two markets, in particular during the global financial crisis.
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Will the EU PSD2 directive require banks to create APIs available to their customers?

All materials I can find use the term third party providers to describe entities that will use the open APIs that banks will be required to create, and supposedly these providers will still have to ...
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How to automate the tracking of ratios and other values for a set of stocks or ETFs?

I'm interested in monitoring a set of financial products (say ETFs WLOG) continually (but not continuously). My current plan is the following. Say I want to survey the top ten Large Cap Growth ...
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New super account does not show up on Tax office info

I have an old super with a fund which we will call FOO, I was generally dissatisfied with their performance and service, so when I started a new job, I change to their preferred super-annuation ...
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How do I find the mappings between sedol and isin codes? [closed]

I am looking at data for Unit Trusts and OEICs in the UK. They are identified by SEDOL or ISIN codes. Given an SEDOL, how can I find the ISIN associated with the same product? And given an ISIN, ...
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standard method for learning more about a specific sector? (particularly biotech sector)

I've read some books and other resources on value investing (like this question)and fundamental analysis, but now I want more information on a specific sector: biotech. Is there a better way to start ...
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Protocols and exchange formats for financial data

Wikipedia says: Many banks in the US let customers use personal financial management software to automatically download their bank statements in OFX format. Also, from http://fixprotocol.org/...
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Which online services offer logarithmic charts for equities such as index funds and ETFs?

The way Google Finance does the logarithmic representation is more a cry to absurdism, rather than logarithmic. So which services offer the logarithmic valuations, not just a bit axis moving? And it ...
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Historical company performance data [closed]

I am looking for historical company performance data that goes back at least 10 years. I could pay for it but if it's free it would be fantastic. Company performance indicators that I am looking ...
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Quandl financial data : unexpected dividend [closed]

I'm using free Quandl financial data to reproduce a view of S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats. What is important for me is not the result (we can get the list on the internet for free) but I'd like to ...
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Are forward curves useful tools for trading decisions and which informations can be gathered from them?

According to "Investor Words" a forward curve is a graph of forward interest rate values over different time periods. A forward curve is a way of evaluating the time value of money. How are those ...
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Adjusted Historical Stock Prices?

I'm currently doing a university project which required historical stock price data that is adjusted for splits and dividends. I need the adjusted open, close, high, and low. However, all sources I've ...
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Nasdaq vs Nasdaq Trade Reporting Facility

I was sorting through some market data today and was sorting between the three largest ECN/Exchange market centers that I have access to. The top three are: Nasdaq. Nasdaq Trade Reporting Facility. ...
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Are there any market data providers that provide a query language? [closed]

Like SQL, for example, but it doesn't have to be the same syntax. For example, I might want to query "which stocks on the NYSE had the greatest 1-hour price changes today?"
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Open budgets in open data [closed]

I heard about the idea of open data which aim is to provide various data from governments. Will data about the government budget (money gained mostly from taxpayers), finances, spendings be available ...
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Sites to obtain historical chart of currency exchange rates?

Besides Yahoo Finance, is there any site where I can obtain history chart of currency exchange, for cross comparison purpose? (As I realize British Pound against my country currency is the lowest ...
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Where do traders take their prices data from? How can it be different from their brokers'?

I understand there are multiple sources for stocks or FX market prices, but what leaves me completely puzzled, is how can short term traders (speculators really) make their decisions based on price ...
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Online stock screener to find stocks that are negatively correlated to another stock/index? [closed]

Is there a free online resource that I can use to find pairs of stocks that are always negatively correlated? For example, I want to find stocks that are negatively correlated w.r.t SPY. On Google ...
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Where can I find historical data on home equity loan rates?

I have found a graph of historical home equity loan rates on bankrate.com, but I am looking for the underlying data, so I can do a 3-year average. I found the equivalent for mortgage rates on Freddie ...
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Is there a more flexible stock chart service, e.g. permitting choice of colours when comparing multiple stocks?

I'm regardful that these websites can concurrently exhibit the price history/graph/chart for several stocks: http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/fund/qqq http://biz.yahoo.com/charts/guide8.html http:...
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Free source of corporate bond data?

Are there any free sources of corporate bond data? More specifically, I would like information about new/upcoming issues (but if something like this exists for secondary markets I would be interested ...
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Costs around a modern crowd-sourced hedge fund

Consider the video from the front page of numer.ai. There, two statements are made 1) A hedge fund possesses a lot of expensive financial data [so numer.ai anonymizes this data before releasing it to ...
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Sources of Free Stock Market (Nasdaq/NYSE) Data - Tick by Tick

I'm a developer and would like to create a stock market replay tool. i.e. I'd like to be able to replay a particular day (or subset of a day) tick by tick to test my trading hypotheses. Oddly, the ...
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Where can you find dividends for Australian Stock Market Shares (ASX) for more than 2 years of data? [closed]

I've been using yahoo to get in some cases ten years worth of historical stock prices for stocks. I'm interested in the dividends that the stocks pay if any. Yahoo Finance don't show dividends. But ...