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How to get matching starting dates for different `FinancialData` properties? [closed]

Why do the "Return" and "Volume" outputs of FinancialData differ? Consider the following ...
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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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WeatherData for the 15th day of each month

Suppose we have WeatherData["Helsinki", "MeanTemperature", {{2007, 1, 1}, {2012, 12, 31}, "Day"}] How we can have data just for 15th day of each month?
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Importing data from Excel for DateListPlot

I am importing data from Excel and plotting it with DateListPlot. My code is ...
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The Orbit and Perigee of the Flamsteed comet

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Why do DateList, DateString, and AstronomicalData ignore $TimeZone?

My reading of the documentation for DateList and DateString lead me to believe that both functions use ...
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How is AstronomicalData interpreting its date arguments?

It is easy to confirm that the AstronomicalData is not interpreting its arguments as UTC (or "GMT", which is, in any case, ambiguous) dates by verifying that the ...
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Is there a way to get AbsoluteTime to correctly report absolute time differences?

Absolute time supposedly reports the "total number of seconds" between two dates, but it does not. For example because of the leap second applied at 2012-06-30T23:59:60Z ...
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How do I determine astronomical transit times?

Mathematica, through the "legacy" Scientific Astronomer package, used to have the ability to easily determine accurate transit times of astronomical objects simply, with ...
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Determining the dates of days

I'm trying to use WeatherData[] to give me (not sure how) the temperature, humidity, wind-speed, cloud cover... at a certain location. I only want the information ...
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How can I convert the dates returned by FinancialData into decimal representation?

I'm trying to run a regression using Fit on the output of FinancialData["SPY", "Jan. 1, 2011"]. However, the dates returned ...