script to download Yahoo Finance data

wes weston wweston at att.net
Fri Jul 2 19:16:03 CEST 2004


Dave Brueck wrote:
> Wes wrote:
> 
>>If you go to yahoo finance historical data for jkhy
>>and get
>>Jun 1 2004 to
>>Jul 1 2004
>>
>>it returns Jun 1 to Jun 21 !!!!!!!
>>
>>This is all in netscape/yahoo - no python.
>>
>>They don't have a feedback link for historical data,
>>so I did an advertiser feedback.
> 
> 
> Worked fine for me. Note that 21 days worth of info is about right for one
> month (since you exclude weekends and holidays), but for me it displayed the
> correct dates.
> 
> -Dave
> 
> 
Dave,
    I tried it again. The initial try got
June 1 200 to June 25
A repeat got the correct result
Jun 1 2004 to Jul 1 2004 - weird
wes




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