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HI-I need someone to help me do rather straightforward

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HI-

I need someone to help me do rather straightforward trend analysis of stock prices. I want to be able to download specific daily stock mutual fund prices and do analysis in ways I can describe completely. This is for part of a book I am writing on the Stock Market. While I have done programming, I really need a consultant to do this with/for me on a Mac platform. I have looked online, but have not found anything that looks promising.

I live in Palo Alto California- I would like someone local, not in a faraway country.

Do you know how I might find such a person?

Thanks,
Graham
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Rakhi Vasavada replied 3 years ago.

rakhivasavada :

Dear Friend, Hello and welcome...

rakhivasavada :

I see you online and I shall need to interact with you. Are you there ?

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Hello are you there ?

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I think you are offline.

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You will not find any independent stock / equity analysts easily like that. They are either employed with brokers or are registered traders themselves.

rakhivasavada :

Normally, such traders are required to pass series 55 examination and remain registered with FINRA. The best method would be to contact FINRA and get data of such analysts in your area / city / state.

rakhivasavada :

Believe me, this is the MOST direct and EFFECTIVE method of finding such persons in your area. You will NOT find them through direct search.

rakhivasavada :

FINRA -- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States.

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Here is where you can reach out to them...

http://www.finra.org/AboutFINRA/ContactFINRA/

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I am more than sure this would help..

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Sorry, probably did not get my message across. I do not need a financial person, I need a programmer in mat lab or something

I am the financial analyst. I just need someone to write a program.


Expert:  Rakhi Vasavada replied 3 years ago.
Dear Friend,

In that case you should look for "custom" development companies who would write softwares / programs four yo as per your requirements.

I have been able to shortlist the following companies. I would strongly suggest you t get in touch with them and I am sure they should be ale to work fr you.

http://svitla.com/svitla/contacts/

http://www.aadt.com/our-services-and-expertise.html

http://www.inspironix.com/Services.aspx

http://www.polytechs.com/contact.htm

I hope this would help.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hello-


 


I looked at the links, and these all appear to be companies that consult to develop or improved business software for corporations. What I am really looking for is a Matlab or other common language programmer in the Palo Alto area. I haven't been able to find any source of such individuals- this would be an independent contractor, not a software corporation that really undertakes major projects for fairly large companies.


Does such a source exist?


thanks,


 


GS

Expert:  Rakhi Vasavada replied 3 years ago.
Dear Graham,

Yes, I understood your requirement right from the beginning. We ourselves use such softwares for security analysis.

To find a matlab programmer as an independent contractor, you will have to search such site listing. There are many, but I found the following very close to your needs.

https://www.elance.com/ls/los-angeles/matlab-programmers/

http://www.guru.com/Find-Freelancers/MATLAB-Programmers-Experts/132490-1BVQ51/California/San-Jose

Apart from this, there is no direct reliable source available.

I provided the list of companies because, if these programmers who do not work independently, are ultimately hired by custom software development companies. These companies provide domain specific services for custom development of the softwares and anyone catering to technical and financial domains would help you.

So, if you do not find any independent contractors who act as individual consultants, I am afraid, you will have no option to consult such companies.

Give it a try in the two links provided in this reply and I am sure, this should no work out for you.

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