Computerized Investing > November 19, 2011

Stock Quotes Pro

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Recently, quite a few AAII members have asked us to recommend an easy method of downloading and exporting historical stock quotes. AAII’s Download Library includes a small program named Stock Quotes Pro that is able to retrieve historical quotes and export the data in ASCII format. Historical price quotes can be downloaded for up to 1,000 symbols at a time.

Stock Quotes Pro is a simple and straightforward program. Simply add stock quotes by selecting Add from the Symbols menu or by clicking on the Add icon at the top of the screen. After adding the symbols for which you want historical quotes, select Update All from the Quotes menu or click on the Update icon. After the program finishes updating the quotes, double-click on each quote to load an ASCII-format file of the downloaded historical quotes.

To customize the program, select Preferences from the Settings dropdown menu. Here, you are able to add special formatting and specify a date range for the historical quotes. In addition, you can specify a data server.

The program costs $49.95 for the full version, but you can download a free 10-day trial.

Stock Quotes Pro

System Requirements: Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7; Internet connection

Price: $49.95; free 10-day trial



Peter from FL posted over 6 years ago:

i just downloaded stock quote pro. it seems to download but i get error messages that it cannot find data. instructions are sketchy at best. using win7 on 2 yr old HP.

help please

Joe from IL posted over 6 years ago:

Hi Peter,

I'm not having any issues with downloading the quotes. Which company are you searching for?

Peter from FL posted over 6 years ago:

thanks joe --
i couldn't find the data downloaded file ... because i tried to save it onto the desktop. but it went into "... SQPro\Data\aapl.txt" ... and now i found it.

Claude Fabre from FL posted over 5 years ago:

I am unable to find a simple search box where I can type in a stock symbol and disply details on a given stock.

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