Download end of day stock market quotes and historical data for many of the world’s top stock exchanges. The GFD Downloader allows you to adjust the prices for stock splits, stock dividends and stock distributions to obtain split-adjusted data. For each stock the following information is provided: data on sector and industry, splits and dividends paid by the company, a brief description of the corporation’s business, a history of name changes for the company and fundamental data. The charts produced by the GFD analysis tools will allow you to identify and study the current and historical behavior of the company.
GFD also provides information on historical components for the major stock indices so you can focus your analysis on the primary companies that existed in the past. Because GFD includes historical data on over 20,000 companies, the GFD Search Tool is an essential feature that will enable you to locate the companies that you want to analyze. This File Search allows you to search by stock tickers, Standard Industrial Classification (SIC), North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), Central Index Key (CIK) number and Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures (CUSIP).
With the Filter Search, you can use categories such as Sector, Industry, Stock Market Index Membership, Equity Classification and others to find specific stocks. The historical stock information is provided by Mergent, a third party service, and Colgate-Palmolive Company does not maintain or provide information directly to this service. Longer answer: This is the script I use to pull all the historical data on a particular company.
Finance; Google is both less reliable, has less data coverage, and is more restrictive in how you can use it once you have it. Also, I believe Google specifically prohibits you from scraping the data in their ToS. It pulls the historical data page for a particular ticker symbol, then saves it to a csv file named by that symbol. The 2 charts below show failures of support and resistance, also known as breakouts of support and resistance.
The chart above is an hourly chart of the Eur/Usd currency pair from October 2012, using Metatrader 4 historical data. You can see quite clearly how falling prices seem to suddenly hit an invisible floor (the area of support) and then bounce up off it. The chart above is a daily chart of the Eur/Usd currency pair from December 2007 to January 2008, using Metatrader 4 historical data.