script to download Yahoo Finance data

Dave Brueck dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Fri Jul 2 18:09:51 CEST 2004


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





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