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STOCKQUOTE: Stata module to retrieve stock quotes to a Stata-formatted dataset

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  • Nikos Askitas

    () (IZA, Bonn)

Abstract

stockquote 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.

Suggested Citation

  • Nikos Askitas, 2008. "STOCKQUOTE: Stata module to retrieve stock quotes to a Stata-formatted dataset," Statistical Software Components S456990, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 30 Dec 2008.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456990 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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