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Stock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds

by CHARLES DUHIGG New York Times It is the hot new thing on Wall Street, a way for a handful of traders to master the stock market, peek at investors' orders and, critics say, even subtly manipulate share prices.* It is called high-frequency trading - and it is suddenly one of the most talked-about and mysterious [...]

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Finance::Quote::FinanceCanada(3)			User Contributed Perl Documentation			  Finance::Quote::FinanceCanada(3)

NAME
Finance::Quote::FinanceCanada - Obtain stock and mutual fund prices from finance.canada.com SYNOPSIS
use Finance::Quote; $q = Finance::Quote->new; # Can failover to other methods %quotes = $q->fetch("canada", "stock_fund-code"); # Use this module only %quotes = $q->fetch("financecanada", "stock_fund-code"); DESCRIPTION
This module obtains information about Canadian Stock and Mutual Funds from finanace.canada.com. The information source "canada" can be used if the information source is unimportant, or "financecanada" to specifically use finance.canada.com. STOCK_FUND-CODE Canadian stocks/mutual funds do not have a unique symbol identifier. This module uses the symbols as used on finance.canada.com. The simplest way to fetch the ID for a particular stock/fund is to go to finance.canada.com, search for your particular stock or mutual fund, and note the symbol ID. This is helpfully provided by the site in their returned HTML quote. LABELS RETURNED
Information available from financecanada may include the following labels: method source name symbol currency date nav last price SEE ALSO
Finance Canada.com website - http://finance.canada.com/ Finance::Quote perl v5.12.1 2009-10-05 Finance::Quote::FinanceCanada(3)

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