[Tutor] retrieving stock quotes

dman dsh8290@rit.edu
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 18:39:39 -0500

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 09:57:55PM -0600, Timothy Wilson wrote:
| On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Timothy Wilson wrote:
| > Does anyone know of an ftp site or Web site that has fairly current stock
| > quotes in an easily parsable format?
| <lame self-reply>
| Very cool! I happened upon exactly what I needed. Go to
| http://finance.yahoo.com/ and enter a ticker symbol (RHAT, for

The only thing to beware of is it seems that yahoo likes to change the
HTML layout of the page rather often.  Depending on the nature of the
change and the nature of your parser, this may or may not have an



A)bort, R)etry, D)o it right this time