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How is total debt calculated in yahoo website?

I'm looking into the balance sheet of MLI, https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/quote/MLI/balance-sheet In the most recent quarter report, Current Debt is 556K Long Term Debt is 1301K The total debt should ...
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compute Invested Capital for banks on finance.yahoo . .

My question is about the calculation of Invested Capital on finance.yahoo.com . . . and in particular the calculation of this metric for banks. On finance.yahoo, under Financials > Balance Sheet, ...
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Why can't I upload a portfolio to Yahoo Finance? [closed]

I used to be able to upload a new portfolio to Yahoo Finance by, while logged in, going to https://finance.yahoo.com/portfolios clicking "Import", and submitting a CSV file. But when I do ...
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Compute optimal weights in Tobin seperation

I'm having troubles understanding the following: I understand given, let's say 5 stocks and their historic data, how to compute the efficient frontier of optimal assets. However, when I introduce ...
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How to compute TTM of fundamentals? (trailing twelve months) yahoo finance uses secret sauce?

Anyone knows how the TTM column is computed on yahoo finance? I would have thought that the TTM column would be the sum of the four last available quarterly reports, based on the definition, but it ...
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Finding or calculating rate of return with reinvestment?

How can I find the rate of return from an investment, including both capital gains when I sell it and dividends it paid while I held it? Ideally, the answer should include the case where some or all ...
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Am I grabbing data incorrectly, or are massive chunks of data missing from Yahoo Finance?

13 month treasury bill has almost half of its data missing 2010-2022 Has anyone else encountered this problem? This is ticker "IRX", for reference. This also happens with others big datasets,...
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I got the tip to invest in CSSPX. When I search the symbol at Stocks.app (Yahoo Finance) there are 3 hits. What exactly is the difference?

I got the tip to invest in CSSPX and ACWX. But unfortunately the symbols are not unique, there are several hits in Stocks.app (Yahoo Finance API). What exactly are the differences in the various hits?
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When does Yahoo finance updates the info on the stocks?

I'm not wondering when does the price of the stock gets updated. I'm wondering when does Yahoo finance updates information like p/e ratios, price estimates, gross profits, free cash flows, etc. I'm ...
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Mutual fund historic prices, seen @ Google and Yahoo, don't match my activity

I'd like to understand, how should I interpret the VFIAX mutual fund historic prices, which can be found @ Google Finance and @ Yahoo!Finance. For example, both these sites show the VFIAX closing ...
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How do I Adjust for stock splits in Yahoo Stock Portfolio?

I have adjusted for stock splits before in my Yahoo Stock Portfolio and have printed out the steps but can't get it done now. Step 2 says after you have loaded the portfolio, scroll over the Modify ...
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Are 'EPS (TTM)' and 'returnonequity' the same?

I am using Yahoo finance and am interested in the EPS (TTM) value of a company. I use the REST API option of Yahoo finance and found get-statistics v3. This API returns a property returnonequity which ...
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Stock Analysis Equation Questions

I am a newer value investor and I am trying to slowly learn. I came across these equations and I am not able to find for sure online or in the books I have available what these abbreviations/acronyms ...
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International and overall stock market chart (on Yahoo Finance) [closed]

When I search the web for overall stock market chart I get Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, which is US only. I search a global overall stock market chart (China and all other regions included)...
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what does Yahoo Finance Open/Close price of bitcoin mean?

I have a question regarding the open and close price of historical bitcoin data. Do they make sense? The bitcoin market is 24/7 do we really have a close or open price. When does yahoo finance record ...
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What factors can alter the float calculation for a stock?

I was looking at a stock recently, Gamestop GME, and noticed that the float was currently sitting at 250million shares. https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GME/key-statistics?p=GME This seems like ...
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Why is the stock price so different between XTB and Yahoo?

When using XTB and looking for the stock of Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE.UK) the price is about 6.39. Now when looking at the same stock in Yahoo Finance (LRE.L) I see the price is about 641. Even ...
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How to query a stock with the Yahoo Finance API by ISIN?

Given an ISIN, e.g. FI0009800643, how can I query the history of this stock? I tried using yfinance as follows: msft = yfinance.Ticker(FI0009800643"") hist = msft.history(period="1d&...
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Why is a stock symbol missing on YAHOO Finance?

I have been looking into xtb/xstation for trading stocks, and when you look there you will find e.g. a symbol SOF.BE which is a stock from some company "Sofina" in Belgium. Now, when you try ...
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Is the fundamental data provided by financial websites generally comparable across companies?

On financial websites such as Yahoo Finance, is the fundamental data generally comparable across companies? For example, is it reasonable to compare the net profit of PepsiCo, Inc. to the net profit ...
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What is Implied Shares Outstanding in Yahoo Finance Statistics

It seem that Yahoo Finance has recently included a new (?) field they call Implied Shares Outstanding. However, I cannot find the exact definition of this term anywhere. The only thing I can find is ...
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How to get Price of a Stock in different exchanges using yahoo finance

How to get the Price of a Stock in different exchanges using yahoo finance. For example, consider EEENF For US stocks: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/EEENF?p=EEENF&.tsrc=fin-srch And I found for ...
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Gold price per kilo on Yahoo Finance API

I monitor on Yahoo Finance the gold price per ounce. But I learned that in US you buy gold per ounce, but in Europe we use per kilo. How do I see the price per kilo on Yahoo Finance? I use a software ...
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The dividend yield of AMC is reported differently on different financial info websites. How do I know which is correct?

Google Finance says the dividend yield of AMC is 2.68%, Yahoo Finance says it's "N/A", Marketwatch says it's "0.00%", and Robinhood says it's 17.95%. I'm very surprised to see that ...
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What is the time zone Yahoo Finance uses for crypto close prices?

I am using the yfinance (Yahoo Finance API) library to retrieve crypto prices (e.g. ETH-USD). I am trying to figure out when the next line (i.e. current day or previous day) will be available. In ...
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Yahoo finance: are the open prices adjusted for dividends?

Yahoo finance provides Adj close prices which are prices adjusted for splits and dividends. What about the open price? Thanks
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Why do Yahoo Finance and MSN Money show two different debt/equity ratios?

2020-09-06 AMZN debt to equity ratio on Yahoo Finance: 123.97 (most recent quarter) AMZN debt to equity ratio on MSN Money: 0.68 (quarter can't be selected)
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Apple stock split posting in yahoo finance

Will the AAPL stock split automatically show up in my yahoo finance portfolio, or will I have to do it manually?
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Why does the Moving Average indicator change values depending on the size of my view?

I added a 200 period moving average indicator to a Yahoo Finance graph. I assume that "period" denotes 1 day, but I am seeing unexpected behavior. In the 1 day view the latest value of the moving ...
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the impact of drop in oil prices financial markets performance and prospects? [closed]

Supporting that there is a correlation between oil prices and stock market. What could be the implications of low oil prices on the financial markets performance and prospects?
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the impact of drop in oil prices on oil producing companies? [closed]

Oil exporting countries will have a negative impact with the decrease in oil prices while oil importing countries will benefit from it. What about oil producing companies?
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Why does the market graph on Yahoo Finance move all the time

When I go to Yahoo Finance, I see that the market is moving all the time. On the top of the web page, I see S&P, Dow, and Nasdaq. Their graphs keep on moving even at midnight. I thought the market ...
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Does the Trailing Return include Expense Ratio fee?

In Yahoo Finance, If I look at the 5-Year Trailing Return for an ETF - does it include the Expense Ratio fee?
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Show available cash in a Yahoo Finance portfolio

I have built a stock portfolio in Yahoo Finance. I want to show my available cash along with my individual stocks. How do I show my available cash in my Yahoo Finance stock portfolio? I have tried &...
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Is the Operating Income or Loss equivalent to Total Revenues for wealthier companies?

I have noticed on yahoo finance that some companies like this one don't have total revenues in their financial table but rather an Operating Income or Loss and a Net Income. Is it the same ? Can I use ...
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Do typical public repositories of historical equities show bid or ask prices?

At yahoo finance (and similar) I can download historical data such as the open, close, high, low, volume. Are the prices the bid or the ask price? I can't track the info down so far and was hoping ...
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Missing candle stick on the GOOG stock market chart

On the 14th of February 2020 at 12.30 noon, there is no 1-minute candle stick on the GOOG stock market chart. It jumps directly from 12.29 to 12.31 I check on Yahoo finance and TD Ameritrade. Both do ...
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Yahoo Finance Date Numbers?

Anyone know what these period1 and period2 numbers are in the following URL for Yahoo Finance's historical data: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/MSFT/history?period1=1471935600&period2=1566543600&...
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What value to enter in yahoo finance cost basis

I've just started using yahoo finance. I've only bought shares at atm. I've added Portfolio->My holdings-> Symbol-> Lot Under Lot what is the value to enter on Cost basis? Is it share cost per share ...
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Yahoo Intraday RSI Calculation?

I'm trying to understand how Yahoo finance calculates the RSI intraday, what is the time frame, how many items in calculation, what is the price used, etc. I did not find any documentation or posts ...
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How to find mutual fund in the Yahoo Finance app?

Let's say I have invested in a mutual fund "Axis Blue Chip fund direct plan" and I want to track it in the Yahoo finance app. When I search for the fund, I'm not sure why it's not there. Am I ...
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Differing Trailing PE Ratios Yahoo Finance and Reuters and Industry PE

For example, consider XRX. Is the differing PE Ratio of between Reuters and Yahoo Finance simply because one made a mistake? Ideally, I'd like Reuters' answer to be correct since they display ...
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Book Value From Price/Book

Yahoo Finance gives the Price/Book and I'm guessing that Book is book value? I'm trying to get the Book Value from this equation, so is the below equation correct: Book Value = Price divided by ...
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How do US companies release their public float share counts?

Looking at AAPL, how does Yahoo Finance calculate that today's float is 4.59B shares? I was hoping to find SEC filings from AAPL confirming this, but I can only conclude that the float was 5.20B back ...
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Why are OHLC values inconsistent across different quote data providers?

When I compare values [open, high, low, close] between alphavantage.co and api.iextrading.com, there are 'inconsistencies' between values. I am wanting to better target support and resistance levels, ...
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Does Yahoo finance adjust ETF's historical data for splits and dividends? (not stocks or shares)

On the ETF's graphs I see there are steep falls. There is a legend indicating the ETF was split 1:10. However like Stocks or Shares, I don't see the price being adjusted for splits. Is this correct, ...
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Bed Bath and Beyond: Q1 or Q2

Why do the news releases say that Bed Bath and Beyond released its Q1 earnings. Shouldn't it be Q2 earnings right now? On Yahoo finance, it says the recently released report was Q2 but BBBY says that ...
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GnuCash/Finance::Quote not working for Vanguard funds [duplicate]

I have money in some Vanguard funds (VTSAX and VTTSX), and track my money locally in GnuCash. Some time ago, I had it set up to automatically update the prices of these funds (Price Editor → Get ...
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Yahoo Finance's cryptocurrency volume

What is the definition of "volume" in Yahoo Finance's data on BTC-USD and ETH-USD?
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Volume of S&P500

According to the page on Yahoo Finance, the volume of S&P 500 is 1,813,371,531. What is the meaning of this "volume"?
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