Stock Data - The Mathematical Association of America Part...

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Title page This file contains directions for downloading historical data on stock prices. It is intended for use with Project 2, Stock Option Pricing, in Part 1 of Mathematics for Business Decisions. YAHOO SITE BUSINESS WEEK SITE The M athematical A ssociation of A merica Published and Distributed by © 2009 by The Arizona Board of Regents for The University of Arizona. All rights reserved. Mathematics for Business Decisions materials may be used by individuals for study or examination. Any redistribution is strictly prohibited. Any use for group or organized instruction requires written approval from the authors. DOWNLOADING HISTORICAL DATA ON STOCK PRICES Written By Dr. Richard B. Thompson Department of Mathematics University of Arizona Business Projects By Dr. Christopher G. Lamoureux Department of Finance University of Arizona hematics for Business Decisions Revised March 1, 2009 Mathematics for Business Decisions Part 1 Release 2, 2009 F o r O ffic e 2 0 7
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1 . YAHOO The web site http://finance.yahoo.com/q/hp is a good source for historical data on stock prices. We will illustrate the use of this site, as visited on February 27, 2009 , with the General Electric data for the Class Project . The project calls for 8 years of weekly data, ending on Friday, November 14, 2008. The site first requests the stock symbol GE . Downloading Stock Records, Yahoo (material continues) finance.yahoo.com/q/hp Downloading Stock Records. Yahoo Start Back to Project 2 Histograms Back to MBD Part 1 Projects Back to MBD Part 1 Business Background 2. Click on Go 1. Enter GE . Problems with the Yahoo site may occur with some browsers. If this happens, try Internet Explorer .
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3. Click on Historical Prices . Downloading, Yahoo Start Downloading Stock Records. Yahoo: page 2 (material continues) Yahoo displays weekly closes for Fridays , but labels the weeks with the preceding Monday . The closing price on Friday, November 14, 2008 is listed for “Week of” Monday, November 10, 2008. The starting date for our data is automatically moved back to the Monday before November 14, 2000. finance.yahoo.com/q/hp
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course MISY 2331 taught by Professor Changchit during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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