6 votes
Accepted

Do online repositories of publicly traded companies' financial statements exist?

You can use the Securities Exchange Commission's EDGAR search engine to search all available SEC related filings. https://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/companysearch.html Top tip: use the fast ...
user avatar
  • 48.3k
5 votes

S&P 500 - Current Constituent List

I don't know a free way to get access to this info on a daily basis other than perhaps squinting hard at CNBC's screen when they show their S&P heat map. However, that CBOE list looks accurate to ...
user avatar
  • 5,987
4 votes

How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

Even if the exchanges were to try to automate or facilitate the expected price drop, it wouldn't accomplish much because the only real price is what traders are willing to trade at, and traders assess ...
user avatar
  • 28k
4 votes

How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

I believe that the confusion here may be the result of mixing up two different types of prices - what we might call "official" prices and "market" prices. The exchanges issue official prices. They ...
user avatar
  • 6,327
3 votes

Is there an API for direct buy/sell access to the ASX and its real time data feed?

Yes you can become a trading participant on the ASX and/or ASX24 platforms. Simple trading membership on ASX24 is free at the moment but you need to go through the application process. See http://...
user avatar
  • 1,744
3 votes
Accepted

Costs around a modern crowd-sourced hedge fund

Your inference in #1 is incorrect. The million dollars he has contributed is going to be part of the assets of the fund. This is common practice and is a way for the founder to express confidence ...
user avatar
  • 14.8k
3 votes
Accepted

Nasdaq vs Nasdaq Trade Reporting Facility

You can infer some of the answers to your questions from the BATS exchange's market data page and its associated help page. (I'm pretty sure a page like this exists on each stock exchange's website; ...
user avatar
  • 5,987
3 votes

When an option is exercised, does the transaction show up on a TradingView chart?

Look at the various strike prices for today's TSLA expiration. The lowest ITM call with open interest is $20 and the highest ITM put with open interest is $760, with 1000s of contracts between these ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
2 votes
Accepted

Total assets and current assets

Did you notice these headings under "Total Non-Current Assets" (These would be the difference between Total Current Assets and Total Assets to my mind as Assets are either current or non-current): ...
user avatar
  • 10.1k
2 votes

How do I find the mappings between sedol and isin codes?

There is a relatively straightforward transformation explained on the Wikipedia page here and on the links from that page. Note that this only applies to SEDOLs for instruments listed on the London ...
user avatar
  • 5,987
2 votes
Accepted

Where can end-of-day data be downloaded for corporate bonds?

Here is one from a Bloomberg partnership, it is free. To get the end of day prices, you may need some programming done. PM me if you need help with that. Getting bond quotes and general information ...
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

How profitable is selling your customer base?

There are business that exist by harvesting leads and selling them to other companies. These leads can be access to resumes they sell to business looking for employees; they can be eyeballs that ...
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

If financial data is distributed by the markets themselves, can market owners manipulate it and change the prices?

If I am short 100 shares of XYZ that closed today at $53 and the exchange decides to arbitrarily raise the price by $1, what do you think my reaction will be? Or perhaps it lowers price by $1. What ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
2 votes
Accepted

Where can one download monthly index fund prices from the deep past (40+ years) until today?

I doubt that you will find 50 years of free historical data data online. There are a number of data providers that have been around for a long time - Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, CSI Data to name a ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
2 votes
Accepted

How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

A statement made by many is that the market determines share price change on the ex-dividend date. This is supported in an article at Investopedia: On the ex-dividend date, investors may drive ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
2 votes

Bid and Ask in Stock Market

If you want to buy at the lowest ask, and sell to the highest bid, essentially you can achieve it through placing a Market order and you won't need to specify a bid or ask price. If you place a Buy ...
user avatar
2 votes

Bid and Ask in Stock Market

The current bid and ask are where the market is trading now. If either of those prices are acceptable to you then you can have the size that is posted with each quote if your order gets there first. ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
2 votes
Accepted

USA average salary, historical data 1930-now

Two sources that I can think of are: US Bureau of Labor Statistics As the BLS is over 135 years old they should have the data. Based on this Monthly Labor Review article covering 100 years of data ...
user avatar
2 votes

Why are there so many glitches in stock market (equity) data?

Why are there so many glitches in stock market data? The obvious answer is human error, aka GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out). Errors are made with stock market data entries. Web site providers of free ...
user avatar
  • 73.6k
1 vote

How do U.S. stock exchanges specifically account for dividends and ex-dividend dates?

Dividends are announced by the company in advance of when they are paid. As a result, the day the stock goes ex-dividend, it is a near-certainty what the stock price should be adjusted by to take into ...
user avatar
  • 4,978
1 vote

If financial data is distributed by the markets themselves, can market owners manipulate it and change the prices?

The market price is by definition the point at which the number of shares that people are willing to buy is equal to the number of shares that people are willing to sell. Suppose the market price is $...
user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

What are the companies in the FTSE4Good UK 50?

The page Constituents & Weights1 on the FTSE Russel2 website contains links to PDFs showing the constituents and weights for a large number of indices. The entry for the FTSE4Good UK50 index is ...
user avatar
  • 9,038
1 vote

How does the bloomberg website chart calculate the MACD?

The time period for each bar is different. For the Bloomberg chart you have it set at daily bars, on the top chart it looks like you have it set at hourly bars. You can tell by the amount of bars on ...
user avatar
  • 20.8k
1 vote
Accepted

How does the Bloomberg website chart calculate the "Rate of Change"?

I was finally able to figure out that the so called "Rate of Change" that Bloomberg is displaying on its website is simply a substruction of the daily closing price minus the closing price 5 days ...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote

How does the Bloomberg website chart calculate the "Rate of Change"?

ROC determines the momentum behind price movements; it measures it either as percent change or price difference. For the most part, price and ROC should move together. When the price and ROC diverge, ...
user avatar
  • 1,744
1 vote

Is it possible to retrieve Visa currency conversion rates in bulk? MasterCard?

I found a blog post that did a similar study to the one that you are suggesting: MoneySavingExpert.com: Mastercard vs Visa for using abroad - which wins? In it, there is a graph that compares ...
user avatar
1 vote

How profitable is selling your customer base?

but what about non-identifying information like emails or even telephone numbers? Are you allowed to do this? Most countries have privacy laws that would explicitly forbid companies from selling data ...
user avatar
  • 56.5k
1 vote

S&P 500 - Current Constituent List

The number of constituents in S&P 500 may not be exactly 500. The reason being they select largest 500 COMPANIES. These companies may correspond to more than 1 SECURITY. For example, class-A and ...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote

What is the current substitute for the Value Line Composite Index?

The Value Line Composite Index was an equal weighted index based upon both US and Canadian stocks, totalling around 1700 stocks covered by the Value Line Investment Survey. The coverage is around 95% ...
user avatar
1 vote

Starter Enterprising Investor

The steps you outlined are fine by themselves. Step 5, seeking criticism can be less helpful than one may think. See stocktwits.com There are a lot of opposing opinions all of which can be correct ...
user avatar
  • 701

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible