The Yahoo & Google Quotes Downloader (YGQD) is used to download free historical market data for symbols available from several financial sites.
Stable version 188.8.131.52 – download
Some of the main features:
- downloads free historical EOD price data from Yahoo or Google
- intuitive and easy to use user interface
- extensible through the new plug-in API (currently supporting data sources)
- multiple simultaneous connections for faster download
- accepts any number of symbols and any duration
- prices can be unadjusted or split and dividend adjusted
- different bar durations: daily, weekly, monthly
- data validation,
- configurable output data format
- data file name customization
- automated runs using the rich command line arguments and API for complete control over various settings and behavior
- logging of session events to file
- management of symbols from multiple sources, including symbols for the Nasdaq, NYSE and AMEX exchanges downloaded directly from Nasdaq.com, using the extra command line utility sympreproc.exe (Symbol Pre-Processor).