On 19 d=E9c, 10:53, Vitor Peres <dodecapho... / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I know it's not nearly as fun as screen-scraping, but you can get the valu=
e
> for Nasdaq (and many other quotes) on Yahoo! Finance by querying the right=

> URL for the CSV. The current value can be obtained by fetching:
>
> http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=3D[name]&f=3Dsl1d1t1c1ohg=
v&e=3D.csv
>
> You just have replace [name] with %5EIXIC for Nasdaq. Historical data is
> available (closings only) at:
>
> http://ichart.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?&s=3D[<http://ichart.finance.yah=
oo.com/table.csv?&s=3D%5Bquote>name]&a=3D[start
> month]&b=3D[start_day]&c=3D[start
> _year]&d=3D[end_month]&e=3D[end_day]&f=3D[end_year]&g=3Dd&ignore=3D.csv
>
> Just replace [name] with the index or stock you wish to query and each
> bracketed date info with integers.
>
> I've replied to a topic before that involved Yahoo! Finance, but it was
> specifically about searching for a symbol. Since it's not your case, here'=
s
> hoping that directly fetching it will suffice.
>
> --
> Vitor Peres (dodecaphonic)
> ------------------------------------http://twitter.com/dodecaphonic

Hi Victor, thank you very much :)
But, as you said, it isn't very funny, no ? ;)
(but I didn't know that trick, thanks)