export stock prices to csv

Here is a simple script for exporting stock prices into a csv-file.


linux, bash, and the curl tool

howto call

option 1

bash yahoo_boerse.sh or if script is executable. / yahoo_boerse.sh

Here you get the data from the german index DAX

option 2

bash yahoo_boerse.sh <index>

For example Dow Jones

bash yahoo_boerse.sh http://de.finance.yahoo.com/q/cp?s=%5EDJI

The links to the individual indices can be found by going to http://finance.yahoo.com/ clicking and index and then clicking the components-link

The output can be simply pipe to a csv.

bash yahoo_boerse.sh > DAX.csv


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