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Re: FinancialData still broken

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  • Subject: [mg120539] Re: FinancialData still broken
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 07:53:47 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at yahoo.com

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

I don't know how to do that, but I suspect it's Yahoo sending erroneous  
prices, anyway.

Bobby

On Wed, 27 Jul 2011 05:12:30 -0500, Armand Tamzarian  
<mike.honeychurch at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> 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?
>
>
>
>>
>> On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 01:29:09 -0500, James Stein <mathgr... at stein.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > DANA DELOUIS wrote:
>> > I really hope they fix this soon, but I guess they never issue bug  
>> fixes.
>>
>> > Are these bugs in Mathematica, or bugs in Yahoo?
>> > FWIW, I do not see the bug reported by the OP (DrMajorBob).
>>
>> > On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 4:44 PM, DANA DELOUIS <dana.... at gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>
>> >> ...> {5.03241*10^8, 72.4, 14., 10.64, 5.03241*10^8...
>>
>> >> 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.
>>
>> >>  
>> 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)
>>
>> >> On Jul 21, 5:47 am, DrMajorBob <btre... at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> >> > Erroneous prices are randomly returned:
>>
>> >> > 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"}
>>
>> >> > {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}
>>
>> >> > Bobby
>>
>> >> > --
>> >> > DrMajor... at yahoo.com
>>
>> --
>> DrMajor... at yahoo.com
>
>


-- 
DrMajorBob at yahoo.com




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