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Posted 3 years ago
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I am running Mathematica 10.3. I get "notDate" errors when including any date information in any format to the FinancialData function. I've copied these examples straight from the help notebook:

In[50]:= FinancialData["GE", "Jan. 1, 2000"]

During evaluation of In[50]:= FinancialData::notdate: Jan. 1, 2000 is not a valid date range for FinancialData. >>

Out[50]= FinancialData["GE", "Jan. 1, 2000"]

Various other date formats are no better

In[22]:= FinancialData["WMT", "Volume", {{2015, 8, 1}, {2015, 10, 31}}]

During evaluation of In[22]:= FinancialData::notdate: {{2015,8,1},{2015,10,31}} is not a valid date range for FinancialData. >>

Out[22]= FinancialData["WMT", "Volume", {{2015, 8, 1}, {2015, 10, 31}}]

What is the problem?

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Posted 3 years ago

I don't have 10.3. Did you try to use the date objects format for the dates?

https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DateObject.html

Hi,

the examples you give work just fine on my computer

$Version
(*"10.3.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (October 9, 2015)"*)

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I do seem to remember that I had a similar problem some time ago and rebuilding the PacletData would work.

RebuildPacletData[]

Cheers,

Marco

Posted 3 years ago

I tried the RebuildPacletData[], but that was no help.

In[339]:= $Version

Out[339]= "10.3.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (October 9, 2015)"

Anyone from Wolfram who can comment on this?

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