Historical data for international exchanges are usually much shorter than for US markets.Because intraday bar data are downloaded from servers the ticker symbols for indices are different than those used by Yahoo. options=i Intraday bar data are limited to 500 bars regardless of bar interval.The main purpose of Ami Quote is to simplify and automate downloading financial data from the following free, public web sites:: This software is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The author disclaims any implied warranty of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. Quotes available via Ami Quote are provided by Yahoo Finance (finance.yahoo.com), Google Finance (finance.google.com) , Lycos/(quote.com), MSN Money Central (com) and other free web pages.Ami Quote is just a web browser/downloader (just like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, etc) but specialized in getting quotes from mentioned vendors/sites.The Refresh function simply applies all date and type settings to the URLs listed, and MARKS all tickers for a new download.Displays the settings window where you can define the destination directory where all downloads are stored.
If you have installed Ami Broker already, no special installation of Ami Quote is required.
Note that blank destination directory means that downloads will be stored in the current working directory (in most cases this is the folder from where current . In this window you can also change the mode of writing the files.
By default historical files are overwritten while daily files get appended. Appending daily files simply allows you to create intra-day historical files when you do the updates daily.
Click here to buy Note: Ami Quote's OLE automation interface is available for REGISTERED Ami Quote users only and requires at least version 1.70 of Ami Quote.
If you attempt to trigger download or import from OLE automation interface using unregistered version you will be presented with a message box telling you to register. To instantiate Ami Quote use standard Create Object (VBScript and alike) or new Active XObject (JScript) statements: To Date = new Date; // current time /* get Var Date is required to convert from JScript Date to OLE-automation date */ AQ.