by CI Staff
Yahoo! & Google Historical Quotes Downloader retrieves end-of-day price and volume data from free Internet sources.
One of the many benefits of the Internet is that is has brought a tremendous amount of high-quality data to the masses at little or no cost. For many years, sites such as Yahoo! Finance and MSN Money have allowed users to download price and volume data of individual stocks and mutual funds. However, this was not a viable solution for those looking for historical data across a number of tickers, especially for those using technical analysis and backtesting software. This has changed over the last few years, as software makers have designed downloaders that will retrieve free historical data for a collection of tickers. One of these is the free Yahoo! & Google Historical Quotes Downloader YGQD from Tradery.com.
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