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eSignal historical data

Syntax

D = history(E,S,F,{startdate,enddate},per)

Description

D = history(E,S,F,{startdate,enddate},per) returns the historical data for the given inputs. Input arguments include the security list S, the fields F, the dates startdate and enddate, and the periodicity per. Valid fields are Time, Open, High, Low, Close, Volume, OI, Flags, TickBid, TickAsk, and TickTrade. The input argument per is optional and specifies the period of the data. Possible values for per are 'D' (daily, the default), 'W' (weekly), and 'M' (monthly).

Examples

Return the closing price for the given dates for the given security using the default period of the data:

D = history(E,'ABC','CLOSE',{'8/01/2009','8/10/2009'})
 

Return the monthly closing and high prices for the given dates for the given security:

D = history(E,'ABC',{'close','high'},{'6/01/2009','11/10/2009'},'M')
 

Return all fields for the given dates for the given security using the default period of the data. The fields are returned in the following order: Time, Open, High, Low, Close, Volume, OI, Flags, TickBid, TickAsk, TickTrade.

D = history(E,'ABC',[],{'8/01/2009','8/10/2009'})

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