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'beancounter' enables stockmarket data analysis and performance evaluation. Its first mode is data gathering - both current data (e.g. closing prices, high, low, volume etc.) and historical price data can be retrieved efficiently using multiple securities per requests, and stored in an SQL database via the command line. Its second mode is data analysis, based on the previously stored data. This includes performance reports and a Value-at-Risk analysis. It supports stock markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, foreign exchange rates, US mutual funds, and US options.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey5 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

Dirk Eddelbuettel Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use MySQL *or* PostgreSQL *or* SQLite
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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