SEC forms parsing

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Wed Jul 29 19:12:27 CEST 2009


mpython wrote:
> I am looking for any python examples that have written to parse SEC
> filings (Security Exchange Commission's EDGAR system),or just a
> pointer to best modules to use.

    I've been doing that in Perl for years.  See "www.downside.com".

    Actually extracting financial statements is possible, but you
run into a patent problem with a Price-Waterhouse patent if you try
to do a good job.

    What are you trying to do?

				John Nagle



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