Data Trends for Investment Professionals


FX Data and CLS Currencies on Quandl

Quandl has a number of high-quality databases covering foreign exchange rates and currencies: spot and reference rates, trade-weighted rates; real and PPP-adjusted rates, and much more.  This post lists a few of the most popular of the FX datasets available on Quandl. Update: Learn more about the new additions to Quandl's world class portfolio of essential FX data products. Central Bank Reference Rates A few central banks publish reference exchange rates across markets. The best of these is probably the Bank of England. BOE publishes rates to convert over 40 global currencies to the US Dollar, Pound Sterling, and the...

Energy Data

Energy Data Quandl is the largest, most comprehensive, most accurate source of energy data on the internet. Data coverage includes spot prices, production, consumption, exports and imports of all energy products for all countries. (more…)

API for Housing Data

Using the Quandl API for Housing Data This document is a comprehensive guide to using the Quandl API to access our free house price data. If you haven't already done so, we recommend reading Quandl's general API documentation; the functionality will be a lot clearer if you do so. Free Unlimited API for Housing Data Quandl offers 30+ real estate market indicators for over 35,000 geographical areas across the United States. Quandl's easy to use API gives access to housing prices and housing market data. With numerous software packages, including R and Python, Quandl is the easiest way to find...

Data: The Big Picture

These are the slides from a 2-hour talk I gave at IRMAC Canada in January 2014. I cover a lot of ground: The problem of finding information on the internet The evolution of search, from manual to automated to vertical Building a data search engine Transitioning to a data platform The criticality of user-driven content in the data world The role played by open data The age of data ubiquity Network effects for data The emerging data layer Data as a Service An explosion of context What it all means for you   [pdf-embedder url=""]   You can download the entire...

Cheat Sheet for Data Analysis in Python

This is a quick reference for data gathering and analysis using the NumPy, SciPy, Pandas and Quandl packages for Python:   [pdf-embedder url=""]   You can download this document here.

Cheat Sheet for Data Analysis in R

This is a quick reference for data acquisition and analysis using R and Quandl.   [pdf-embedder url=""]   You can download a PDF of this file here.

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