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Extracting Data from report using INDEX AND MATCH

extract data from web Looking at the weekly COT report we extracted (refer to issue Mar 2016), most Excel users would be quick to conclude that it is impossible to pick the numbers any details from the report without the use of a macro (aka VBA). The currency description is in one of the rows and the data related to the currency is located in another low below the description. Using VLOOKUP will not be able pick up the data because the currency description is not on the same row as the data. For those who do not know macros, most would have resorted to the primitive and yet simple way of eyeballing at the data, copy and paste  the data to another worksheet. This maual way of extracting data is tedious and prone to error. What I would have done ... more

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