For som reason my securities are not updating properly I've done it manually several times but nothing is happening.
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1 Posted by Henry on 18 Jul, 2017 01:30 PM
Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay getting back to you. I’m afraid that your request for assistance was missed by the support team, and it’s only now we’ve been able to work through the backlog of older discussions. Please be assured we are putting systems in place to ensure a higher level of service and speedier responses.
A Yahoo support representative has confirmed that Yahoo Finance API has been discontinued.
From the changes that have been made, it seems like Yahoo is trying to prevent people from automated downloading like Moneydance (and so many others) are doing.
Our lead developer has mentioned that we may be able to make a change, that means the Moneydance connection will pose as a browser, rather than a program. This may allow the connection. However, it seems very likely that this will turn into a 'cat-and-mouse' game.
The current workaround is to navigate to Extensions and Select Quotes and Exchange Rates and change the Historical Security Prices to Google Finance. If certain prices are missing after that, you can download the quotes in a cvs file and import them by navigating to Tools > Securities > Edit then Import.
You can also update the current prices through the Security Price Entry extension in the Extensions menu.
We are looking into other services we can use instead to resume the automatic downloads.
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System closed this discussion on 17 Oct, 2017 01:40 PM.