financial program

Justin R Findlay justin at
Thu Jun 15 17:10:53 MDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 04:49:56PM -0600, Russel Caldwell wrote:
> I was wondering if there was a program out there somewhere that could help
> me with some basic stock market information. One thing that would be useful
> to me is a prgram that could check on the closing price of a stock for a
> given day. Is there a way to freely access historical trading data by a
> program on the interernet? Another thing that would be useful would be
> something that would keep track of trades for me. I would want it to work on
> Linux and I would possibly be willing to pay something for it.  It would be
> really nice to have the source code for it. Just wondering aloud.

I'm not quite sure what you're asking, but you can get a lot of
financial/market info including historical info at
And there's gnucash which is something like a quicken clone.  Gnucash is
(finally) moving toward 2.0 status.


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