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A stock portfolio performance monitoring tool

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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Janet Casey

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5 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

Dirk Eddelbuettel Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/beancounter
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:edd@debian.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/beancounter
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/beancounter

Software prerequisites

Required to usePerl
Required to useMySQL *or* PostgreSQL *or* SQLite


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