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Yahoo stock quotes

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 6:00:00 AM
By: ihservices (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: PHP 3.0, PHP 4.0
Views: 661
 
     Displays stock quotes from yahoo on your site .
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Yahoo stock quotes
// Description:Displays stock quotes from yahoo on your site .
// By: ihservices (from psc cd)
//
// Returns:Good news on your stocks hopefully :-)
//
// Assumes:Someone sent this to my email , too good not too share with others . A slightly better version with user input and tidier output can be found at http://www.mywebresources.co.uk/php/quotes.htm
//
// Side Effects:You have to change the MSFT in the line $quote->get_stock_quote("MSFT"); to whatever ticker symbol you wish unless you only wish Microsoft.
e.g SUN , FORD
//**************************************

<?php
Class yahoo
{
function get_stock_quote($symbol)
{
$url = sprintf("http://finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=%s&f=sl1d1t1c1ohgv" ,$symbol);
$fp = fopen($url, "r");
if(!fp)
{
echo "error : cannot recieve stock quote information";
}
else
{
$array = fgetcsv($fp , 4096 , ', ');
fclose($fp);
$this->symbol = $array[0];
$this->last = $array[1];
$this->date = $array[2];
$this->time = $array[3];
$this->change = $array[4];
$this->open = $array[5];
$this->high = $array[6];
$this->low = $array[7];
$this->volume = $array[8];
}
}
}
$quote = new yahoo;
$quote->get_stock_quote("MSFT");
echo ("<B>$quote->symbol</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->time</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->date</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->last</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->change</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->high</B><br>");
echo ("<B>$quote->low</B><br>");
?>


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