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# FinancialData

 FinancialData["name"] gives the last known price or value for the financial entity specified by "name". FinancialData["name", start]gives a list of dates and daily closing values for "name" from start until the current date. FinancialData["name", {start, end}]gives a list of dates and daily closing values for dates from start to end. FinancialData["name", {start, end, period}]gives a list of dates and prices for the specified periods lying between start and end. FinancialData["name", "prop"]gives the value of the specified property for the financial entity "name". FinancialData["name", "prop", {start, end, ...}]gives a list of dates and values of a property for a sequence of dates or periods.
• FinancialData can retrieve data on U.S. and other stocks, mutual funds and other financial instruments, as well as indices, and currency exchange rates.
• U.S. stocks and other financial instruments can be specified by standard ticker symbols such as "GE".
• Financial instruments can in general be specified by including the name of the exchange or listing, as in "NYSE:GE", "F:BMW", "OB:EGAN", etc. Indices are specified as "^DJI" etc. The alternative form {"exchange", "security"} can also be used.
• FinancialData[patt, "Lookup"] gives a list of financial instruments whose symbols or names match the string pattern patt. The search is by default done only for U.S. financial instruments.
• Prices are given in the currencies in which instruments are quoted.
• Currency exchange rates are specified for example as "EUR/USD" or {"EUR", "USD"}.
• Times and dates can be given in any date format supported by DateList. {y} specifies the beginning of a year.
• Possible periods include: "Day", "Week", "Month", "Year".
• All specifies every available date or time.
• FinancialData["name", ..., {date}] gives results for a particular date.
• FinancialData["name", "Properties"] gives a list of all properties available for a financial entity.
• Properties related to the most recent available prices include:
 "Ask" the lowest offer to sell currently available "Bid" the highest offer to buy currently available "LatestTrade" the price and time for the most recent available trade "Price" the price for the most recent available trade
• The default data sources used by FinancialData typically give data delayed by 15 minutes or more.
• All times are given for the location of the exchange on which a financial instrument is traded, or New York time for global instruments such as currencies.
• Properties related to daily prices and trading include:
 "Change" price change from the previous closing price "Close" latest known closing price "FractionalChange" fractional price change from the previous closing price "High" highest price during the trading day "Low" lowest price during the trading day "Open" opening price for the day "Range" lowest and highest prices during the trading day "Return" daily return on a particular day, allowing dividends "Volume" number of units traded during the day
• When markets are closed, daily information is given for the most recent trading day.
• When historical price and trading properties are requested, daily values are given by default. Properties over longer periods can also be requested.
• For historical data, properties such as "High", "Low", "Close" are adjusted for stock splits, dividends and related changes.
• Properties related to raw historical daily prices include:
 "RawClose" closing unadjusted price for a period "RawRange" lowest and highest unadjusted prices during a period "RawHigh" highest unadjusted price during a period "RawLow" lowest unadjusted price during a period "RawOpen" opening unadjusted price for a period
• Properties related to long-term historical prices and trends include:
 "Average200Day" 200-day moving average "Average50Day" 50-day moving average "AverageVolume3Month" 3-month average of daily trading volume "Change200Day" change in price from 200-day moving average "Change50Day" change in price from 50-day moving average "ChangeHigh52Week" change in price from 52-week high "ChangeLow52Week" change in price from 52-week low "CumulativeFractionalChange" cumulative fractional change over a given range of dates "CumulativeReturn" cumulative return over a given range of dates "FractionalChange200Day" fractional change in price from 200-day moving average "FractionalChange50Day" fractional change in price from 50-day moving average "FractionalChangeHigh52Week" fractional change from 52-week high "FractionalChangeLow52Week" fractional change from 52-week low "High52Week" highest price over preceding 52 weeks "Low52Week" lowest price over preceding 52 weeks "Range52Week" price range over preceding 52 weeks "Volatility20Day" price volatility over preceding 20 days "Volatility50Day" price volatility over preceding 50 days
• Name-related properties include:
 "CIK" CIK number "Company" name of corporate entity (if applicable) "Exchange" exchange to which financial entity refers "ISIN" International Securities Identifying Number "Name" English name for a financial entity "StandardName" standard Mathematica name for a financial entity "Symbol" ticker symbol
• Company-related properties include:
 "Sector" industry sector in which a company operates "SICCode" primary SIC code for a company "Website" company website URL
• Fundamentals-related properties for companies include:
 "BookValuePerShare" book value per share "FloatShares" number of shares available for trade in the open market "ForwardPERatio" forward price-to-earnings ratio estimate "MarketCap" market capitalization "PEGRatio" price-to-earnings divided by projected growth rate "PERatio" price-to-earnings ratio "PriceTarget" average of analysts' 1-year price targets "PriceToBookRatio" price divided by book value "PriceToSalesRatio" price divided by annual sales "ShortRatio" fraction of trading volume sold short "YearPERatioEstimate" ratio of price to current-year estimated earnings
• Earnings-related properties for companies include:
 "EarningsPerShare" earnings for the most recent four quarters "EBITDA" standard cash flow measure "ForwardEarnings" average analysts' earnings per share for the next year "QuarterForwardEarnings" average analysts' earnings per share for the next quarter "YearEarningsEstimate" average analysts' earnings per share for the current year
• Dividends-related properties for companies include:
 "DividendYield" ratio of annual dividend to current price "DividendPerShare" annual dividend per share "Dividend" dividend during a specified period
• FinancialData["group", "Members"] gives a list of the member entities of a specified group.
• Groups include companies in an index, and companies on a particular exchange.
• FinancialData["name", "property", ..., "form"] can give data in various forms, including:
 "Value" value only "DateValue" list of the form {date, value}
• FinancialData["name", "property", ..., "ann"] gives various annotations associated with a property. Typical annotations include:
 "Currency" currency "Description" description of the property "LongDescription" longer textual description of the property "Units" units in which the value is given "UnitsName" English name for the units used "UnitsNotation" notation for the units used "UnitsStandardName" Mathematica standard name for the units used
• FinancialData provides gateways to external financial data sources. Its use is subject to any restrictions associated with those sources, and may require additional licensing.
• Note: FinancialData is intended for informational purposes only. Wolfram Research is not responsible for the accuracy or timeliness of any data.
 Basic Examples   (11)
Find the latest price for GE stock:
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Find the latest market cap for GE:
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Plot the stock price for GE since January 1, 2000:
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Plot the log of the Dow-Jones Industrial Average for all available dates:
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Join points and fill:
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Plot the trading volume for GE in the first quarter of 2000:
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Find a list of NYSE stocks whose ticker symbols begin with UN:
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Give the members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average:
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Find a list of companies in the books industry segment:
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Find the current net asset value for the Fidelity Magellan fund:
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Find the current exchange rate between euros and U.S. dollars:
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Find the price of gold in U.S. dollars:
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