After you have typed in a few stocks you will have
to download historical data for them. Select "Data" -> "Update
All" from the top menu or click
icon on the toolbar. If you would like to update historical data that has been
downloaded some time ago use the same procedure.
In case you would like to upload data only for
specific stocks you may use "Data" -> "Update Current"
command from the top menu or
icon on the toolbar. Historical stock quotes for currently selected symbol will
be updated. You may also right-click the selected symbol under
"Companies" Tab and choose "Update ...." from the popup
Stock Predictor displays data up to Jan 1st,
1994. Historical stock quotes are downloaded from a free internet source, there
is no additional data feed charges. The quotes are 20 minutes delayed.
Occasionally you may see a message
"Historical Quotes for symbol [XXXXX] are not available". This means
that either the symbol is no longer valid or historical data source does not
contain data for this symbol. To ensure that you are using a correct symbol you
may visit http://finance.yahoo.com/l
and try to search for the company stock symbol. Stocks that are listed at stock
exchanges other than US require suffixes. You may see the list of supported
exchanges and corresponding suffices here.