[Tutor] retrieving stock quotes
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 21:06:22 -0500
On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 07:18:13PM -0600, Timothy Wilson wrote:
| On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, dman wrote:
| > 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
| > effect.
| That's why I'm retrieving the raw data in CSV form. For example:
That should be better, I would expect.
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