Re: FinancialData Function Not Working for Property "Members"
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- Subject: [mg116623] Re: FinancialData Function Not Working for Property "Members"
- From: James Stein <mathgroup at stein.org>
- Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 04:41:48 -0500 (EST)
I assume that whatever FinancialData returns is provided by Yahoo!, and the troubles or changing behavior may arise at their end. On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at videotron.ca>wrote: > Thank you for responding, Minshuan. > > Sadly, I still have the problem this morning. Both > > FinancialData["SP500", "Members=94] > > and > > FinancialData["SP100", "Members=94] > > return a long dash. > > Regards, > > Gregory > > > > > > 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 > >> > >> > >> > > > >