Data download

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Data download

This quote module based on two quote providers.

For stocks uses the Yahoo EOD service to download historical data, for futures uses the Quandl data source. is free and provides end of day futures prices for most of the US, European and Asian futures.

Yahoo (stocks)

Please always ensure that the ticker or the download symbol of the instrument is equal with the yahoo ticker.

Quandl (futures)


The Quandl importer needs a Quandl API key. To get an API ket you have to create a Quandl account which is free. Most of the data is free as well however it is possible to subscribe for premium data.


Please go the click on the sign up or if you have a Quandl account log in:




Once your account is created log in. Click on the account settings.








Click on the Request New API Key.


Open TradingDiary Pro, click on the Quotes/Select Quote Download Module menu.


Select Yahoo EOD, Quandle bundle and click on the Settings button.




Paste the API key into the text box and click on the OK button.


Please note the software tries to figure out the download symbol from the exchage and the ticker columns of the instruments view but sometimes it's impossible. In this case the best way is to fill the download symbol for each instrument.


The symbology is the following:




For example the Japanase Yen contract on the exchange CME:




You can find the available exchanges/tickers on the Quandl's website as well.