Can't download Freequotes from Yahoo

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Can't download Freequotes from Yahoo

Postby Nick » 08 Jul 2009

Hi there I have not been able to download free quotes from Yahoo recently. I am using V5.0 Release. The symbol names I am using had worked in the past and are correct as far as I can see I have tried ^FTSE ^GDAXI ^DJI. (I use it for a longer term view of the indexes and am only trying to download daily data.

Any ideas? Posibbly the wrong url is being generated?

Here is a log snipet

[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: advise ^DJT 1Day [16/03/2009 04:00:00 - 08/07/2009 03:59:00]
[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: try connect to finance.yahoo.com
[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: start download http://table.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?ignore=.csv&s=^DJT&a=2&b=16&c=2009&d=6&e=8&f=2009&g=daily
[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: send history no bars
[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: complete
[07/08/2009 12:54:35] transaction 718: unadvise
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: advise ^FTSE 1Day [25/02/2009 00:00:00 - 07/07/2009 22:59:00]
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: try connect to finance.yahoo.com
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: start download http://table.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?ignore=.csv&s=^FTSE&a=1&b=25&c=2009&d=6&e=7&f=2009&g=daily
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: send history no bars
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: complete
[07/08/2009 12:54:46] transaction 720: unadvise
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: advise ^FTSE 1Day [25/02/2009 00:00:00 - 07/07/2009 22:59:00]
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: try connect to finance.yahoo.com
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: start download http://table.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?ignore=.csv&s=^FTSE&a=1&b=25&c=2009&d=6&e=7&f=2009&g=daily
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: send history no bars
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: complete
[07/08/2009 12:54:49] transaction 722: unadvise
[07/08/2009 12:55:28] transaction 727: advise ^GDAXI 1Day [02/01/1901 08:30:00 - 07/07/2009 13:30:00]
[07/08/2009 12:55:28] transaction 727: try connect to finance.yahoo.com
[07/08/2009 12:55:28] transaction 727: start download http://table.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?ignore=.csv&s=^GDAXI&a=0&b=2&c=1901&d=6&e=7&f=2009&g=daily
[07/08/2009 12:55:29] transaction 727: send history no bars
[07/08/2009 12:55:29] transaction 727: complete
[07/08/2009 12:55:29] transaction 727: unadvise
[07/08/2009 12:59:30] transaction 734: advise ^GDAXI 1Day [29/01/2009 08:30:00 - 07/07/2009 13:30:00]
[07/08/2009 12:59:30] transaction 734: try connect to finance.yahoo.com
[07/08/2009 12:59:30] transaction 734: start download http://table.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?ignore=.csv&s=^GDAXI&a=0&b=29&c=2009&d=6&e=7&f=2009&g=daily
[07/08/2009 12:59:31] transaction 734: send history no bars
[07/08/2009 12:59:31] transaction 734: complete
[07/08/2009 12:59:31] transaction 734: unadvise

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Postby bruiser » 09 Jul 2009

Hi Nick ... on MC 5.0 beta 2, I didn't have success getting recent data to come through either with Free Quotes via Yahoo.

Then I tried the latest MC 5.5 beta 2.
At first it appeared not to bring in recent bars too. But then when going into QuoteManager, selecting the symbol, right click->Clear Cache, then back to MC and doing a Reload, that worked for me.
Tried it on each of your ^FTSE ^GDAXI ^DJI and had success.

Could be worth trying if you've not already.

Cheers,

bruiser

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Postby Nick » 09 Jul 2009

Thanks :D

To be honest I don't really want to install the beta just for this. Any official word?

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Postby brodnicki steven » 12 Jul 2009

On 5.5 beta2 I just had to hit "reload all data" for each chart, to make it work- no clearing of cache was necessary for me.

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Postby Nick » 13 Jul 2009

Guess I need to contact support though it does seem to be a bug in the release version? Currently I would rather stick to the release as I mentioned before.


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