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Should we invest in Apple?

Ticker[comp_String] := Interpreter["Company"][comp] /. Entity[_, x_] :> x ticks = Ticker /@ {"Apple", "Google"} {"NASDAQ:AAPL", "NASDAQ:GOOGL"} ...
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How to download and combine S&P 500 stock prices

I want to download historical S&P 500 stock prices and combined them into one big file, having only one column of date referencing all stocks. Here is what I have do so far. ...
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Compact Map of USA with Alaska and Hawaii shown under California

Is there a more efficient way to include Alaska and Hawaii on a compact US map than the combination of the three GeoGraphics with Insets shown below? ...
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Off[FinancialData::notent] fails on first run but works thereafter

Off[FinancialData::notent] fails on first run but works thereafter. So what good is it in this case? Is there a trick to force first time success? I've tried "...
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Mathematica AppData folder is taking up too much space

I recently made a small app that I had issues with. I'm pretty sure it ended up being because of all the curated data to load. My problem now is that under the Windows 8.1 folder Users/Username/...
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Something wrong with the way units are handled in V10

(This applies only to version 10) I obtain these two properties of silicon: a = ElementData[14, "CrustAbundance"] b = ElementData[14, "MeteoriteAbundance"] both ...
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Use the value of a cell in a table as the argument to a function

I just got Mathematica from my school and I'm trying to learn the basics. How could I use the value of a cell in a table (as in Insert->Table) and pass it as an argument to a function whose value is ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from here) using the following input. Any clues as to how this can be done? ...
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How to get Company Logo or Image

I can see that companies have a logo in Wolfram|Alpha when I type in their name but I can't get them in Mathematica. For example searching for Apple, Inc. in W|A one of the outputs is the Apple logo. ...
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Removing the unit “pm” from atomic positions [duplicate]

The following input yields an output with the unit pm (0.01 Angstroms), how do you eliminate this unit so that only numbers are generated. ...
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Combining separate CHColorStructureDiagrams to form one molecular structure

I am trying to attach a fructose molecule to a sucrose molecule by using information obtained from the following ...
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Retrieving coordinate positions using ChemicalData for input to quanutm modelling software

I am trying to set up an input file for a quantum chemical modelling software. How do I obtain the (XYZ) coordinate positions in Angstroms using information obtained using ChemicalData. Have some ...
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Flying to Australia

I want to compare different flight routes to Australia and their lengths. So far I have written: ...
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SpaceFillingMolecularPlot using CAS number of a compound

When I tried to get 3D graphics for molecule CAS52364-73-5 using Mathematica 10 it produced following result ...
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How to obtain a complete list of WordData's “Properties”?

Command WordData["Word", "Properties"] seems to return an endless list of properties, such as: "Definitions", ...
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Why does WordData fail to find “PartsOfSpeech” when given a list of two words?

I have the following sample code. StringSplit["a test string", " "] Thread[WordData[%, "PartsOfSpeech"]] The output I get is: ...
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Function WeatherData fails

If I use WeatherData[] only some of my requests work. For example if I use WeatherData[{"Chicago", 3}] I get the correct output: ...
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Edit built in symbol

I would like to add new attributes to built in symbols (e.g. ElementData or PolyhedraData) so that I can still call the symbol ...
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How to change element color in Periodic Table?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] generates a periodic table. As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I asked myself how to change the color of each cell ...
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How can access to curated data needed by GeoRegionValuePlot be speeded up?

Seems that GeoRegionValuePlot requests data from the internet multiple times to process its plot. As an example, let's graph smoking per capita worldwide. ...
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Plot “OilReserves” using CountryData from 1985 until 2014

I am newer using Mathematica to plot with the Function: CountryData, I am trying to plot "OilReserves" in "UnitedKingdom" from 1985 until 2014. I don't know how to do it, please help me!
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How to provide data to users in a way similar to Mathematica's curated data

How can one go about implementing a custom data backend usable by Mathematica? For example something like CountryData or ...
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Speed of curated data calls in Version 10

Curated datasets underwent a significant overhaul in version 10, primarily in the way content is delivered in the form of Objects and Entities. Additionally, it appears that this change in content ...
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“NotAvailable” and “NotApplicable” data points returned by WeatherData[]

I am trying to use ListVectorPlot in combination with WeatherData and CountryData to show ...
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Utility information using FindGeoLocation in Ver.10

It is possible for some commuters to track the location of their bus, train or tram through a personalised GPS tracking device (e.g.see http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/new-...
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Retrieving other information on CountryData

The following input will produce some answers, however how do we find out other details, such as the specific year the result corresponds to, as well as the source from which the data is obtained? <...
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How to program a click panel for chemical elements (like a periodic table)?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] indicates RGBColors of atoms by clicking a panel. As I don't want to reinvent the ...
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Slow work of TimeSeriesWindow

I have financial data (list of time-values pairs). There are more than 13000 elements. ...
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Obsolete AstronomicalData - how to convert to PlanetData

As of Mathematica version 10, AstronomicalData is obsolete, deprecated in favor of PlanetData, ...
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Duplicated output from chemical curated data

I just discovered something rather odd while using chemical curated data in Mathematica. I tried to extract EdgeRules for some molecules and some molecules gave me ...
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Map of all graphs obtainable with GraphData?

I've been trying to put together an answer to another question, but I am stuck, so I decided to post this question instead. Mathematica contains (among its curated data) information on definition, ...
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Animating transition between all graph representations obtained from curated data

Pappus graph is one of many graphs whose various data is contained within Mathematica. Mathematica typically keeps several ways of representing such graphs: ...
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Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
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Getting FTSE indices in Mathematica

I'm not sure if this is the best StackExchange to post this question, but I figured it had more to do with the specifics of Mathematica than Quantitative Analysis so I've posted it here. Basically, I ...
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Historical Exchange Rates via FinancialData

FinancialData["name"] and FinancialData["name", start] return respectively; the last known price, and the daily closing values ...
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How to combine more locations (GPS coordinates inside one city) with Google map?

I have a list of GPS coordinates.E.g. GPSList = {{47.680800, 17.626446}, {47.681078, 17.627283}, {47.682759, 17.631810}}; I would like to crate a Google Map ...
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Combining solar system planets orbits and positions in Graphics3D and Show

I am building an animated model of the solar system, where I would like to display the OrbitPaths of the planets along with their ...
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Country borders and grids with CountryData plot?

I am coloring several countries in the manner of the following: ...
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AstronomicalData not including units?

I like using mathematica to do my physics homework, and AstronomicalData is useful for that, but it doesn't seem to work properly with units. [the question is, at ...
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Map of Specific US States? (Isolated)

My question here is fairly basic, and I'm sure I'm overlooking something basic. I know about CountryData for creating shapes of entire countries, and it works, to ...
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Applying LinearModelFit[] to data obtained with WeatherData[]

I am trying to perform a linear regression on some weather data, but I can't seem to figure out how to perform the operation. What I have right now is this: ...
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Using DeleteCases with multiple AstronomicalData properties

I am attempting to use AstronomicalData and DeleteCases together to remove invalid cases of two properties while listing the ...
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Computing lists using AstronomicalData

Edit: Initially in my question I asked how I could search the database of AstronomicalData["Exoplanets"] and return 2 filtered values that only contained valued ...
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Failure of CountryData due to connectivity?

Today I started researching the "Four colours theorem" and to do so I need data, regions for example. I tried using the following line: ...
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WeatherData function problem: “NonMetricValue” returns undated list of values

In the WL example below, WeatherData[] returns an undated list of values when I add the annotation "NonMetricValue." ...
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Optimization of a portfolio of stocks

I would like to use Mathematica to perform an optimization of a portfolio composed by 10 stocks. I did the first part to compute yields and expected yields, but I don't know how to finish the ...
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Coordinates for multiple countries

I am trying to plot polygons for multiple countries, say "UnitedStates" and "Canada". US data is generated thus: ...
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Can Mathematica determine part-of-speech for each word in a text?

I've found that WordData has a database of English words and their possible parts of speech. But some words are ambiguous, e.g. result can be a verb or a noun: <...