importing historical quotes into gnucash
steve at kelem.net
Wed Feb 1 16:34:00 EST 2006
Steve Kelem said the following on 2/1/2006 10:16 AM:
> It looks like there are two steps that I need help in:
> 1. How to download prices for stocks on a certain date. Finance::Quote
> seems to work on only the current prices. There must be a way
> to get historical prices for stocks & bonds.
I found Finance::QuoteHist. This module will download historical
quotes, splits, and dividends.
I still need to know how to do the following. Can anyone point me to
> 2. Once I get the prices, how to import them into gnucash. There are
> too many to input one at a time. It looks like I could hack the .xac
> but this seems like something that many people would like to do, so a
> more general solution would be a good thing.
> What are the available mechanisms? Do I have to learn postgresql?
> Write a Perl script? Learn guile?
> Please advise,
> Derek Atkins said the following on 1/6/2006 1:56 PM:
>> Quoting Steve Kelem <steve at kelem.net>:
>>> I imported all my accounts and transactions into GnuCash, and all
>>> the stock history is missing.
>> The importer doesn't hand stock quotes.
>>> How can I import historical stock prices?
>> Write a script to download them from yahoo? I honestly don't know
>> of a good way offhand.
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