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October 13, 2020
Which Financial Data Access Method is Right for You?
Chelsea Caltuna

Developer or analyst? Real-time or historical data? There are several questions to ask when choosing the right access method for your financial data. Here's a breakdown of the five access methods that Intrinio offers so you can pick the perfect access tool for your use case.

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September 1, 2020
What is XBRL? A Primer on SEC Data
Chelsea Caltuna

XBRL represents a massive shift in financial reporting, and it impacts what data you can access, how accurate that data is, and how difficult and expensive retrieving it will be for your company. We’ve put together a simple primer to explain what XBRL is and what it means for you.

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June 24, 2020
How Does Intrinio Build Standardized Fundamental Data?
Chelsea Caltuna

Intrinio’s fundamental data is powered by our proprietary machine learning technology, which helps us maintain a high level of quality while keeping costs low. Read on to learn how we process fundamentals, what’s included, and how you can start your free trial to test the data.

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June 9, 2020
Quant Quickstart V: A Value Strategy
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part V of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll build on your existing strategy by learning how to rank stocks by their price-to-book ratio and selecting the top N stocks that are the cheapest based on this ratio.

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May 11, 2020
Quant Quickstart IV: Adding Fundamental Data
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part IV of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll learn how to complement price data with fundamentals from financial statements that publicly traded companies file with the SEC, all through the Intrinio Sandbox.

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April 13, 2020
Quant Quickstart III: Mean Reversion Strategy
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part III of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll learn how to create a simple mean reversion strategy that you’ll be able to build on to develop your own profitable trading strategies, using data from the Intrinio Sandbox.

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March 16, 2020
Quant Quickstart II: Working with Multiple Securities
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part II of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In our previous post, we discussed how to backtest a simple crossover strategy for a single stock. In this post, we’re going to build on this framework and graph the RSI of multiple securities.

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February 10, 2020
A Quant Quickstart with Intrinio & Backtrader
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part I of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. The goal of this article is to enable traders to start backtesting their strategies as quickly as possible. We’ll demonstrate an easy-to-follow backtest trading Apple using Intrinio data and Backtrader.

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July 30, 2018
How to Create a Dividend Stock Portfolio in Excel in Under 10 Minutes
Courtney Kiely

While there are a variety of ways to keep track of your dividend stock, we’ll focus on Excel. We’ll take you through Intrinio’s free Excel Add-In, which allows you to pull in a variety of dividend records such as the amount of latest dividend, the dividend yield, and dividend payout ratio.

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May 30, 2018
Calculate Altman Z Score Automatically in Excel in Under 5 Minutes with 3 Simple Steps
Courtney Kiely

The Altman Z Score calculation is based on five financial ratios and can take some time to produce manually. In this short process, we’ll show you how to pull the Altman Z Score for US publicly traded companies without doing manual calculations through the Intrinio Excel Add-In.

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