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Module: StockQuotes in Category Internet/Web : Internet/Web from Total Visual SourceBook

Retrieve current stock quotes from the Yahoo! Finance website in VBA and VB6

Procedure List

Procedure Name



(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modStockQuotes module
StockQuote_LastPrice Procedure Get the latest stock quote
StockQuote_DayChange Procedure Get the day's change in price
StockQuoteFieldValue Procedure Get a field value for a ticker
StockQuoteDetail Procedure Get the latest stock information
InvokeWebService Procedure Call a web page, pass it commands, and returns the value

Example Code for Using Module: StockQuotes

' Example of modStockQuotes
' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it.
' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing:
'    F5 to run it, or
'    F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options)

Private Sub Example_modStockQuotes()
  ' Comments: Example of using the modStockQuotes module to retrieve current stock quotes and related information with Yahoo Finance using VBA and VB6
  '           See the current stock information in the Immediate Window.

  ' Change this ticker symbol to the company you want to retrieve
  Const cstrTicker As String = "MSFT"

  Dim dblLast As Double
  Dim dblPrevious As Double
  Dim dblChange As Double
  Dim dblOpen As Double
  Dim dblLow As Double
  Dim dblHigh As Double
  Dim dblBid As Double
  Dim dblAsk As Double
  Dim dblVolume As Double

  If cstrTicker = "" Then
    Debug.Print "No ticker symbol provided."
    Debug.Print "Stock Information for " & cstrTicker

    ' Example for StockQuote_LastPrice
    Debug.Print "Last Price: " & StockQuote_LastPrice(cstrTicker)

    ' Example for StockQuote_DayChange
    Debug.Print "Today's Change: " & StockQuote_DayChange(cstrTicker)

    ' Example for StockQuoteFieldValue
    Debug.Print "Today's High: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "h")
    Debug.Print "Today's Low: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "g")
    Debug.Print "Today's Volume: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "v")
    Debug.Print "Ask Price: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "a") & " (Size: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "a5") & ")"
    Debug.Print "Bid Price: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "b") & " (Size: " & StockQuoteFieldValue(cstrTicker, "b5") & ")"

    ' Example for StockQuoteDetail
    Debug.Print "Details"
    If StockQuoteDetail(cstrTicker, dblLast, dblPrevious, dblOpen, dblChange, dblLow, dblHigh, dblVolume, dblBid, dblAsk) Then
      Debug.Print "Last   : " & dblLast
      Debug.Print "Prev   : " & dblPrevious
      Debug.Print "Change : " & dblChange
      Debug.Print "Open   : " & dblOpen
      Debug.Print "Low    : " & dblLow
      Debug.Print "High   : " & dblHigh
      Debug.Print "Volume : " & FormatNumber(dblVolume, 0, vbFalse, vbFalse, vbTrue)
      Debug.Print "Bid    : " & dblBid
      Debug.Print "Ask    : " & dblAsk
    End If
  End If

End Sub

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