Trying to Figure Out the New XBRL

XBRL Changed

XBRL has undergone and is undergoing some changes. Some filers have already needed to change their filings and others will have to soon. Here is the excerpt.

XBRL Change

XBRL Change

This has broken many of the existing parsers for new filings. It is time to find a way around this. I have seen links for scraping them from Yahoo! Finance but that is not really what I want.

Robert W. Walker
Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods

My research interests include causal inference, statistical computation and data visualisation.