Ticker Lists in Usable Form?

Discussion in 'Strategy Building' started by Corso482, May 20, 2004.

  1. Anyone know of a stock screener that outputs results in a format which can be cut and pasted?

    For both Wealth Lab and Stockwatch Pro you have to input tickers with spaces in between them. As of now I have to manually type my tickers into that format. Thanks.
  2. agrau


    I once had a similar problem. My solution was to copy the ticker results with all it's accompanying info into a simple text file, run it thus 'sed' and "awk' for clean-up.

    Another way would be doing this in a macro using your favorite editor. I would bet that 'vi' could do it.

    Both ways are not truly nice or elegant, but they do the job with two times 'copy-n-paste' plus a little overhead.

    Justin: sed, awk and vi can be found for free here: http://www.gnu.org/directory/