Source for downloadable list of current stock symbols?
April 20, 2011 3:10 PM   Subscribe

Where can I get a list (or lists) of all stock symbols of stocks currently trading on major US exchanges for download? If possible, lists that are kept updated over time would be preferable. I don't mind pulling the data out of a larger set if necessary.
posted by procrastination to Work & Money (3 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Edgar? It's the SEC's database of public companies.
posted by Buffaload at 3:26 PM on April 20, 2011

Best answer: Here, this site. Choose the exchange and then click on "Download Symbol List". I'll MeMail you a login now, in case you're feeling lazy.
posted by gman at 3:27 PM on April 20, 2011

Response by poster: Perfect and awesome. Thanks, gman.
posted by procrastination at 4:23 PM on April 20, 2011

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