[GNC] Alpha Vantage problems

Chris Good goodchris96 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 07:01:32 EDT 2020

Hi Adrian, how are you getting quotes from excel? Have you got your
alphavantage API key specified in GnuCash preferences?

I suggest the next stage would be to test each of the stocks you want to
use Alphavantage for, with gnc-fq-dump.

Regards, Chris Good

On Tue., 7 Jul. 2020, 7:39 pm Adrian Holbrook, <adrian.holbrook at gmail.com>

> Thanks Chris, I think my installation of Finance;;Quote is working fine as
> I get quotes from other sources such as Morningstar and Yahoo JSON without
> any problem. I think it must be an Alphavantage problem and the next stage
> is to try and get quotes using excel and see if that works.  In the short
> term I have changed my source to Yahoo JSON and that is working. I would
> just like to be able to get Alphavantage working as well so that if one
> fails I have a backup source.
> Regards
> Adrian
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 9:10 AM Chris Good <goodchris96 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 07:58:33 +0100
>> From: Adrian Holbrook <adrian.holbrook at gmail.com>
>> To: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
>> Subject: [GNC] Alpha Vantage problems
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>> I have been using Alphvantage for about a year now to get quotes without
>> any
>> problems - I had to add in the 15 second delay that was suggested to stop
>> it
>> failing - but since then it has been 100% reliable. I normally download
>> around 50 prices at a time about once a week. The last successful download
>> was on June 12th and since then all attempts have failed.
>> All my shares are on the LSE. I have not checked trying to get quotes from
>> NYSE but that would be my next test.
>> I am using Gnucash 4.0 and Finance::Quote 1.49
>> Regards
>> Adrian
>> Hi Adrian,
>> Please follow instructions at
>> https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Online_Quotes#Trouble_Shooting
>> Regards, Chris Good

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