STOCKQUOTE: Stata module to retrieve stock quotes to a Stata-formatted dataset
Abstractstockquote currently queries Yahoo's Finance API for ticker symbol historical values. fm, fd, fy stand for first month, first day, first year respectively, are numeric and tell stockquote the start date of the time series you want. Similarly lm, ld, ly are numeric and stand for last month, last day, last year respectively and tell stockquote the end date of the time series. frequency may be one of: d, w, m meaning: daily, weekly, monthly.
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Bibliographic InfoSoftware component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S456990.
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 9
Date of creation: 22 Sep 2008
Date of revision: 30 Dec 2008
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install stockquote". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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