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Beacon Hill, Inc. release Open Source Yahoo Quote Downloader
Today, Beacon Hill, Inc. released it's Yahoo Quote Downloader tool as Open Source. The application allows users to automatically download quote information from yahoo.
Yqd is a command line tool for downloading historical price information from Yahoo. It accepts a group of symbols on the command line or from a file and downloads each symbols historical data to a CSV file. YQD is useful for end of day scripts to download price information regularly. Also, you can quickly verify data by running YQD manually and either editing the resulting file or passing an argument to YQD to display the results to stdio.
The complete system is downloadable and includes the full source code for inspection of customization. A run time is included in the download so the system can be tried without having to rebuild.
Those users interested in building YQD should be familar with Ant and Java.
To obtain YQD visit http://www.beaconhill.com/
Beacon Hill, Inc.
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Beacon Hill, Inc is a New York based software development consultancy.
Beacon Hill focuses on growing firms who wish to increase their competitive advantage through technology. By capitalizing on our systems expertise and extensive industry knowledge, we equip our clients with robust custom solutions fit to their specific business niche.
Our combined experience on projects in the financial sector provides us with a unique and valuable perspective on:
* Trading Systems
* Risk Systems
* Vendor Integration
* System Migration
* Development Methodologies
* Architectural choices
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