can I download and import quotes using AmiQuote and AmiBroker?
There is detailed
document on this topic explaining the whole thing step-by-step. Click
here to open the document.
quotes" does not work. What can I do ?
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the problem
- Go to C:\Program
Files\AmiBroker\AmiQuote\Download and check if .AQH files are there.
- Open them
with Notepad and see if data are there
- Check if
you have aqh.format file in the Formats subdirectory of AMiBroker
- Check its
contents and eventually send me for checking
- Try to import
manually as per instructions given in the user's guide
- If you ever
restored data directory from CD ROM check the "read-only"
flag of data files in AmiBroker database. They must not be read-only.
If they are you have to mark all files in the data directory and
all subfolders and UNMARK read only flag.
Next time if you make a copy on CD better ZIP the files before copying
and you won't get this problem
have a DSL line and "Auto-update
quotes" started fine for first 500 symbols but I now get time-outs.
What can I do?
Yahoo is blocking
you. After infamous Internet worm attack, Yahoo considers repeating
as a "denial of service" attack.
To resolve this:
- if possible reconnect with diffferent IP (otherwise you would
need to wait half an hour
or more until Yahoo unblocks you)
- Get AmiQuote 1.52 (http://www.amibroker.com/download.html)
to the "Settings" and set "Initial delay between
requests" to 1000 and "max number of simultaneous downloads" to
can I display the charts of two or more different stocks at the same
Chart as shown in this video tutorial: http://www.amibroker.com/video/TwoSymbols.html
chart (with averages and Bollinger bands) is displayed wrong when
using logarithmic scale. How could I stop this?
The reason is
that your data set contains quotations with one of the price field
(Open, Low, High, Close) equal to zero. Because log( 0 ) is undefined
you get strange results. Please avoid entering quotations with zeros
in one of the O,L,H,C fields.
can I switch the chart display to candlestick or line chart?
chart style menu.