NAME

Finance::MoneyNetSymbolLookup - Look up a stock symbol from MoneyNet

SYNOPSIS

  use Finance::MoneyNetSymbolLookup;
  @symbols = symbollookup $searchstring; # Look up stock symbols

DESCRIPTION

This module looks up stock symbols from MoneyNet. The symbollookup function will return an array of lists, each containing the following items:

    0 Symbol
    1 Company name
    2 Security type (typically B<STOCK> or B<MUTUAL FUND>)

EXAMPLE

    use Finance::MoneyNetSymbolLookup;
    @foo = symbollookup("apple");
    foreach (@foo) {
      print "Symbol: ${$_}[0]; Company: ${$_}[1]; Type: ${$_}[2]\n";
    }

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 1998, Dj Padzensky

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

The information that you obtain with this library may be copyrighted by Reuters, Inc., and is governed by their usage license. See http://www.moneynet.com/home/MONEYNET/info/moneynetcopyright.asp for more information.

AUTHOR

Dj Padzensky (djpadz@padz.net), PadzNet, Inc.

The Finance::MoneyNetSymbolLookup home page can be found at http://www.padz.net/~djpadz/MoneyNetSymbolLookup/