Get me a quote (deprecated)
Since Yahoo pulled more or less the plug on this API and it can only be used with a workaround, this library deprecated. You should use a library which implements this workaround like https://github.com/sstrickx/yahoofinance-api which works pretty fine.
If you are interested about the details read https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44030983/yahoo-finance-url-not-working
This is a small Java library to query the finance API of Yahoo to get stock data and historical quotes.
How to use it
It's pretty straight forward.
To get the data of a stock, use:
StockDataProvider sdp = new YahooStockDataProvider(); Stock mystock = sdp.fetchData("MOR.DE");
You need to pass fetchData the stock symbol (in this example we use the symbol of Morphosys). The Stock object contains over 80 fields which should be pretty self-explanatory.
To get a historical quote, use:
List<HistoricalQuote> list = sdp.getHistoricalQuotes("MOR.DE", startDate, endDate, "d");
The forth parameter defines the interval, if quotes should be returned on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
That's pretty much it.
I planned to add more data providers before releasing this but I guess since several years has already passed this won't be happening any time soon. If you find this somehow useful, drop me a line.
A precompiled version can be downloaded here: http://www.joachimrohde.com/downloads/GetMeAQuote-0.1.jar
Copyright 2014 Joachim F. Rohde
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