If you spend loads of time at the command line on your Linux, Mac, or Cygwin terminal, here’s the simple trick to view stock quotes from the command line.
It really is very simple… just pop this into your terminal window:
curl -s 'http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=aapl&f=l1'
And you’ll see the stock price for Apple.
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