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Real-Time Datafeed from Yahoo!


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30 Jun 2008 (Updated )

Extension of Datafeed Toolbox's Yahoo object, allowing real-time data to be fetched

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YAHOORT Extends the Datafeed Toolbox's YAHOO object, allowing real-time data to be fetched from Yahoo's Premium Finance service.

- Datafeed Toolbox license
- Yahoo account subscribed to Yahoo Premium Finance.

1. To install, simply unzip the contents of '' to a location on the MATLAB path.

2. Try running 'yahooRTdemo.m' during active US trading hours (9:30am-4:00pm ET). You should observe a difference of ~15 minutes between the base YAHOO.FETCH and YAHOORT.FETCH.
*You will need to set the USERNAME and PASSWORD variables in this file before you run it*

3. For more information, type
>> help yahooRT

Please contact me at if you have any questions.
Thanks for checking out my project!

9/9/08 - Fixed authentication issue on 64-bit MATLAB.

Required Products Datafeed Toolbox
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.6 (R2008a)
Other requirements A Yahoo account with a subscription to Yahoo Premium Finance. A free trial is available (see
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Comments and Ratings (3)
13 Nov 2015 Pavel Lesev

The P-code file C:\...\@yahooRT\yahooRT.p was generated prior to MATLAB version 7.5 (R2007b) and is no longer
supported. Use pcode to regenerate the file using MATLAB R2007b or later.

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22 Jun 2014 li

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09 Sep 2008 Scott F

Works great. Gives real-time quotes exactly as advertised.

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