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Re: FinancialData Function Not Working for Property "Members"

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  • From: Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 19:31:16 -0500 (EST)

Thank you for responding, Minshuan.

Sadly, I still have the problem this morning.  Both

	FinancialData["SP500", "Members=94]


	FinancialData["SP100", "Members=94]

return a long dash.



On Mon, Feb 21, 2011, at 10:43 AM, MinHsuan Peng wrote:

> Hi Gregory,
> I experienced the same thing with you but it works for me now.
> Do you still see the problem?
> Minhsuan
> On Feb 19, 2011, at 4:15 AM, Gregory Lypny wrote:
>> Hello anyone who uses the FinancialData function,
>> I used to be able to get the members of the S&P500 and the S&P100 using
>> 	FinancialData["SP500", "Members"]
>> and then the ticker symbols to do analyses.  But both yesterday and
>> today, the function returns, what appears to be a dash or hyphen (-). =

>> This also happens for industry members such as FinancialData["Books",
>> "Members"] and FinancialData["Drugs", "Members"], where I used the
>> examples in the built-in Help system, but foreign exchanges like
>> Frankfurt work fine.
>> Any thoughts on why this happens?  I'm concerned because I have
>> notebooks that I share with students and colleagues, and the analyses in=

>> them can't be done if the ticker symbols are not picked up!
>> Regards,
>> Gregory

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