Yahoo Finance API changes (2017)

First, the old Yahoo finance iChart download is gone for good. In one of the forum posts, a Yahoo employee has confirmed that the free EOD data has been terminated, and will not be reintroduced. Check out this thread and look for reply from Nixon. Yahoo is recently acquired by Verizon, and it must be … Read more

Has Yahoo finance web service disappeared? API changed? Down temporarily?

I was facing a similar issue from last 2-3 days. The url works on the smartphone, where on the desktop it gives “Not a valid parameter” error and HTTP Code 406. This can be resolved by adding user agent as “Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 6.0.1; MotoG3 Build/MPI24.107-55) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.81 Mobile Safari/537.36” while invoking … Read more

Yahoo Finance URL not working

Yahoo has gone to a Reactjs front end which means if you analyze the request headers from the client to the backend you can get the actual JSON they use to populate the client side stores. Hosts: HTTP/1.0 HTTP/1.1 (difference between HTTP/1.0 & HTTP/1.1) If you plan to use a proxy or persistent … Read more