MTI013: XBRL and Financial Data with Nate Anderson

HTML shaped and revolutionized the internet, and XBRL is about to do the same with financial reporting. This digital way of reporting financial figures promises to make financial data more accessible than ever before! This week Nick interviews Nate Anderson, an XBRL enthusiast with a Masters degree in Accounting, to explain this upcoming technology and what it will mean for you as an investor.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

XBRL Nexus – Nate Anderson’s blog

XBRL International organization

XBRL US Data

XBRL Library’s:

Python: Arelle

C#: Gepsio

Java: XBRL4

Learn programming:

CodeCademy

Udacity

Applications which use XBRL:

Rank & Filed

Idaciti

Sector 3

Calcbench

Other:

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Sample XBRL document

FinViz stock screener

7 Steps to Understanding the Stock Market by Andrew Sather

Morningstar

Yahoo Finance

YCharts

S&P Dividend Aristocrats

 

Panelists In This Episode: For a quick bio of each of our show participants, head on over to our panelists page.