Knowledge Base | How to Load Historical Stock Prices

The answer depends at least on

  • target application;
  • market;
  • preferable data source;
  • period.

There are typical target applications:

  1. Microsoft Excel
  2. Databases
  3. Other applications that import CSV

There are three primary free data sources for different markets:

  1. Yahoo Finance
  2. Google Finance
  3. MSN Money

There are common available periods:

  1. Daily
  2. Weekly
  3. Monthly
  4. 5 minutes
  5. 15 minutes
  6. 30 minutes
  7. 60 minutes

Please read articles specific for target applications and data sources:


Yahoo Finance is a logo and registered trademark of Yahoo! Inc.
Google Finance is a logo and registered trademark of Google Inc.
MSN and Microsoft Excel are logos and registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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