A Python script to download Yahoo quotes using the new cookie authorized site.
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get-yahoo-quotes.py

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get-yahoo-quotes-python

A Python script to download Yahoo quotes which works with the new cookie authorized page.

This repo has an associated blog post available here:

http://blog.bradlucas.com/posts/2017-06-03-yahoo-finance-quote-download-python/

Create a virtual environment

$ virtualenv env
$ source ./env/bin/activiate
$ pip install requests

Usage

Run the script with the symbol you'd like as a parameter. The script will download to a cvs file named with the symbol.

python get-yahoo-quotes.py SYMBOL