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Stock Exchange Grep

Stock Exchange Grep

stockGrep.rb

Stocks are awesome! I love investing in companies and watching them as they grow and develop into industry leaders. And watching a catastrophic failure is pretty interesting, too. The stock market is fascinating and complex, and many people spend their entire lives trying to understand it. I don't try to play the game or understand it; I just observe.

But, whenever I see a stock that I think has promise, I like to keep an eye on it. I could watch the stocks through a web service or turn on the TV, but that's not fast enough for me. I like to get my information how, where, and when I want it.

This script allows me to retrieve different pieces of information about particular stocks and perform actions ...

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