PricingNexus is a Java-based framework that collects financial data from the Internet, stores it in a database, and makes it available via JMS/DB/RMI, using a well-defined framework. It relies heavily on JMS for transporting messages and communication, and on XML for the data format. It uses several components working separately in a distributed object environment.
RAPID provides stock/commodity charts, buy/sell tax accounting and trade profit graphing, plus dozens of technical analysis tools, including trendlines, point and figure, candlesticks, simple exponential and weighted moving averages, volatility, macd, stochastics, wilder DMI, standard deviation bands, trendlines, time-horizon lines, fibonacci, slope, momentum, OBV, CCI, bollinger bands, probability osc, cycle finder, derivative and integration chart, Williams Accumulation and distribution, etc.
GnuCash allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income, and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports. It is backed by an active development community and is blossoming into a full-fledged accounting system.
activeQuant (formerly known as CCAPI) is a financial engineering and financial application library for Java. It provides interfaces for automated stock exchange trading through IB. Additionally, it provides functions to retrieve online data from various sources: IB, OpenTick, and Yahoo. It provides a comprehensive library of technical and mathematical indicator implementations, like MACD, SMA, EMA, RSI, Williams %R, Correlation, and more. It also has a Matlab interface.
QuantLib is a cross-platform, quantitative finance C++ library for modeling, pricing, trading, and risk management in real-life. It is also wrapped as Python/Ruby/Scheme modules. Extensions for Excel, R, and Mathematica are available. Other such extensions are under consideration. QuantLib offers tools that are useful both for practical implementation and for advanced modeling. It features market conventions, yield curve models, solvers, PDEs, Monte Carlo (low-discrepancy included), exotic options, VAR, and so on.
smtm (Show Me The Money) is a Perl/Tk ticker, profit/loss calculator, and chart tool. It can display up to ten fields per share, among them company name, price, absolute and relative price changes as well as net wealth change (if the number of shares held is supplied). Other assets such as options, mutual funds, currencies are also supported. Foreign stocks are treated via cross-currency pairs that translate into domestic units. Charts can be launched with one click, and all the charts available at Yahoo!, including all of the advanced moving average and technical analysis features, can be displayed. Stocks can be added and deleted, and the selection can be stored. smtm has been used with US, Canadian, European, Asian, Australian/New Zealand, and South American stocks. Firewalls are fully supported, including user/password support.
GBonds is a savings bond inventory program for GNOME. It allows you to track the current redemption value and performance of your U.S. Savings Bonds and keep a valuable record of the bonds you own. Gbonds is similar in functionality to "Savings Bond Wizard" for Windows distributed by the U.S. Treasury.
beancounter enables stockmarket data analysis and performance evaluation. It has two main modes. The first is data gathering - both current data (e.g. closing prices, high, low, volume etc.) and historical price data can be retrieved efficiently using multiple securities per requests, and stored in an SQL database (PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQLite are supported) via easy command line operations. The second mode is data analysis, based on the previously stored data. This comprises various performance reports, as well as a Value-at-Risk analysis. beancounter is implemented as a Perl module, and a Perl command-line frontend to the module. It supports different stock markets from around the globe, foreign exchange rates, US mutual funds, and US options.
Finance::Quote is a Perl module which can fetch on-line stock quotes, including those from American, European, Canadian and Australian markets. Information from a number of investment houses is also available. Features include currency lookups and conversions, automatic failover support, and loadable user modules.