The library handles fetching, parsing, and cleaning of CSV data and returns JSON result that is convenient and easy to work with. Both callback (last parameter) and promises (using Bluebird) styles are supported.
Also check out google-finance.
Yahoo completely replaced their API on 2017-05-16. This interim release is intended to get you up and running again quickly, but we're still working on it. Note also that Yahoo stopped supporting their API for developers some time ago, so no guarantees can be made about service availability, but probably this package will keep working thanks to the magic of open-source. Regarding the package API:
historical() - should work as expected - please check the output and report any inconsistencies.
snapshot() - deprecated - returns the original format for SOME old options via a mapping layer. Since Yahoo's new API does not contain all the same data as the old version, 100% compatibility is impossible - but for the most common options, this should ease upgrade pains. When you can, transition to the new
quote() API instead.
quote() - NEW API more faithful to Yahoo's new API. See below. This replaces
snapshot() and we suggest you use it instead.
$ npm install --save yahoo-finance
var yahooFinance = ;yahooFinance;// This replaces the deprecated snapshot() APIyahooFinance;
See the full quote() docs for the list of all possible modules and the data they return.
See also the deprecated snapshot() API docs, for reference.
Optionally request options (such as a proxy) can be specified by inserting an extra parameter just before the callback:
var httpRequestOptions =proxy: '';yahooFinance;yahooFinance;
See the contributors.
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