What do i need to do to get my investment information automatically updating like it did 90 days ago?

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07 Jan, 2018 05:15 PM

I need help in getting stock updates in Moneydance automatically as it did 90 days ago.

  1. 1 Posted by Dave C Dettelba... on 07 Jan, 2018 05:41 PM

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    I have been a user of Moneydance since 2011 and have had my investments updating daily until the google problem I believe in November. What do I need to do to get my investments to again update daily.

    Keywords: Investments automatically updating daily

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Ethan on 07 Jan, 2018 06:24 PM

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    If you weren't already aware, Yahoo stopped supporting downloads to third party applications at the end of 2017.

    Our lead developer has been working on adding additional services to the Quotes and Exchange Rates extension. We have had positive results with the free-to-use service Alpha Vantage, and have pushed a new version of the Quotes and Exchange rates extension that will allow connections to this service.

    If you would like to download prices and rates from Alpha Vantage via this new extension you will need to be running the latest version of Moneydance 2017. This may require purchasing an upgrade key at http://infinitekind.com/purchase

    The latest stable version is Moneydance 2017.6 and can be downloaded from here.

    The new Quotes and Exchange Rates is available in Moneydance via Extensions --> Manage Extensions. You'll see an 'Update' button next to the extension name.

    The new extension pulls data from https://Alphavantage.co which is a free service that specifically provides an API for people and apps to retrieve prices for exchange rates and security prices.

    When using the updated extension for the first time, you should select Alpha Vantage as the source. You’ll then be prompted to visit the Alpha Vantage site to claim an API key. You can then enter the key into Moneydance to begin downloading your prices and rates.

    We're still working on finding and adding additional sources, but for now the Alpha Vantage support should handle the vast majority of our customer's usage.

    If you encounter any issues with the new extension let me know and we can troubleshoot further.

    Moneydance Support

  3. 3 Posted by David Dettelbac... on 07 Jan, 2018 07:47 PM

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    Thank you!! I had everything done except for the update of Moneydance. Updated Moneydance and all is well. Thank You!!

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Ethan on 07 Jan, 2018 08:21 PM

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    That's great to hear! Please let me know if I can be of further assistance,

    Moneydance Support

  5. Ethan closed this discussion on 07 Jan, 2018 08:21 PM.

  6. David Dettelbach re-opened this discussion on 08 Jan, 2018 11:48 PM

  7. 5 Posted by David Dettelbac... on 08 Jan, 2018 11:48 PM

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    Opened Moneydance at 5:45 PM 1/8/18
    Why are some investments getting price for 1/5 and the remainder 1/8

  8. 6 Posted by roddurston on 12 Jan, 2018 05:57 AM

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    I've just installed the Alpha Vantage API key and all of the stock updates result in an error. When doing the update the list shown at the bottom of the screen says something about "no security certificate found". This then disappears and then display 15 errors of 15 quotes obtained. I'm running 2017.4 (1624). All my stocks are on the Australian Stock Exchange.

  9. 7 Posted by derekkent23 on 12 Jan, 2018 09:24 AM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.

    You need to update to 2017.6(1656) from https://infinitekind.com/download-moneydance-personal-finance-software
    Then update Q & ER extension to v1012 under EXTENSIONS - MANAGE EXTENSION.
    Then you can determine how many Australian Securities Alpha Vantage can find.

    Hope this helps

  10. System closed this discussion on 13 Apr, 2018 09:30 AM.

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