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Re: FinancialData still broken

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  • Subject: [mg120518] Re: FinancialData still broken
  • From: Armand Tamzarian <mike.honeychurch at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 06:12:30 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jul 24, 10:26 am, DrMajorBob <btre... at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> I usually don't see the "price > 10^8" bug, either. It may have been  
> permanently gone by the time you looked for it. But it was there for a day  
> or so.
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> I know the occasional spurious Missing coming back is a months-old issue 
> at least, and Dan Delouis confirmed it still exists.
>
> I've inoculated my code against both bugs, so I may not notice when they 
> go away.
>
> Bobby



Would it be easier to just get the data from Yahoo rather than have to
worry about fixes and innoculations?



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> On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 01:29:09 -0500, James Stein <mathgr... at stein.org>  
> wrote:
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> > DANA DELOUIS wrote:
> > I really hope they fix this soon, but I guess they never issue bug fixes.
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> > Are these bugs in Mathematica, or bugs in Yahoo?
> > FWIW, I do not see the bug reported by the OP (DrMajorBob).
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> > On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 4:44 PM, DANA DELOUIS <dana.... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> ...> {5.03241*10^8, 72.4, 14., 10.64, 5.03241*10^8...
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> >> Hi.  This function has lots of problems.
> >> In addition to the problems you point out, here's a slightly different
> >> view.
> >> Sometimes the Price, and Latest Price match.
> >> Other times, the Price is corrupt, but the latest price is correct, and
> >> sometimes it's the other way around.
> >> Sometimes the CIK codes or Exchange are missing, etc.
> >> Other issues are bugs in Option pricing, etc.
> >> I really hope they fix this soon, but I guess they never issue bug  
> >> fixes.
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> >> stocks={"ACEIX","FCNTX","JACNX","JANFX","JANWX","JMSCX","JNGIX","JNGLX",
> >> "JNMCX=94,
> >>        "JNOSX","JNSGX","JNSTX","PTTAX","RGACX","STRFX=94};
>
> >> Transpose[
> >> {
> >> Map[FinancialData[#,"Price"]&,stocks],
> >> Map[FinancialData[#,"LatestTrade"]&,stocks],
> >> Map[FinancialData[#,"CIK"]&,stocks],
> >> Map[FinancialData[#,"Company"]&,stocks]
> >> }][[;;6]]
>
> >> < Just the first 6 for posting
> >> < Looks better in MatrixForm, or something similar...>
>
> >> {5.0324*10^8,{Missing[NotAvailable],5.0324*10^8},0000080832,Van Kampen
> >> Equity Income Fund A}
> >> {5.0311*10^8,{{2011,7,20,17,11,0.},72.17},0000024238,Fidelity Contra 
> >> Fund}
> >> {13.97,{{2011,7,20,17,50,0.},13.97},0000277751,Janus Contrarian Fund D
> >> Shares}
> >> {5.0324*10^8,{{2001,12,22,20,42,0.},5.0324*10^8},0000277751,Janus  
> >> Flexible
> >> Bond Fund D Shar}
> >> {5.0324*10^8,{{2011,7,20,18,24,0.},46.74},0000277751,Janus Worldwide 
> >> Fund D
> >> Shares}
> >> {12.48,{{2011,7,20,17,51,0.},12.48},Missing[NotAvailable],Janus Smart
> >> Portfolio Conservat}
>
> >> = = = = = = = = = =
> >> Dana DeLouis
> >> $Version
> >> 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (November 6, 2010)
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> >> On Jul 21, 5:47 am, DrMajorBob <btre... at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> >> > Erroneous prices are randomly returned:
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> >> > FinancialData /@ {"ACEIX", "FCNTX", "JACNX", "JANFX", "JANWX",
> >> >    "JMSCX", "JNGIX", "JNGLX", "JNMCX", "JNOSX", "JNSGX", "JNSTX",
> >> >    "PTTAX", "RGACX", "STRFX"}
>
> >> > {8.81, 72.4, 14., 10.64, 46.49, 12.48,
> >> >   5.03202*10^8, 26.48, 23.72, 45.35, 12.48,
> >> >   5.03241*10^8, 11.04, 31.44, 32.47}
>
> >> > FinancialData /@ {"ACEIX", "FCNTX", "JACNX", "JANFX", "JANWX",
> >> >    "JMSCX", "JNGIX", "JNGLX", "JNMCX", "JNOSX", "JNSGX", "JNSTX",
> >> >    "PTTAX", "RGACX", "STRFX"}
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> >> > {5.03241*10^8, 72.4, 14., 10.64, 5.03241*10^8,
> >> >   5.03168*10^8, 32.61, 26.48, 23.72, 5.03168*10^8,
> >> >   5.03168*10^8, 3.1, 11.04, 5.03241*10^8, 32.47}
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> >> > Bobby
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> >> > --
> >> > DrMajor... at yahoo.com
>
> --
> DrMajor... at yahoo.com





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