[GNC] Alpha Vantage problems

Robert Dean bob at bobandgilldean.me.uk
Tue Jul 7 08:06:11 EDT 2020


I have also lost access to Alphavantage stocks on LSE. It last worked on 
24 June, but failed on the 25th. I have checked both my stocks with 
gnc-fq-dump and neither work, so I have changed to Yahoo-json.

I'm using Gnucash 3.10 on Fedora 32.

Bob Dean

On 07/07/2020 12:01, Chris Good wrote:
> 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>
> wrote:
>> 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
>>> Message-ID:
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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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