The focus is on making use of the web to get information about companies, using their stock symbols and YAHOO finance. We show how to map a stock ticker symbol into a company name gather statistics and derive new information. Our example shows how we extract the number of shares outstanding, total volume over a given time period and compute the turnover for the shares.
Journal of Object Technology
Lyon, Douglas A., "The Stock Statistics Parser" (2008). Engineering Faculty Publications. 64.
Douglas Lyon, “The Stock Statistics Parser”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 7, no. 6 (July 2008), pp. 17-23