historical stock market prices
You can find historical stock market prices, or quotes, from financial information portals and index data providers.
One of the first places for many for historical quotes is finance.yahoo.com.
This tool allows for historical data downloads on daily, weekly, and monthly data.
You can also get dividends only information, which shows the historical dividends for the company (as well as stock splits).
Once you've found the prices for the desired historical period, you can download the data in spreadsheet format.
The information contained in the finance.yahoo.com quotes are date, open, high, low, close, volume, and adjusted close (Close price adjusted for dividends and splits).
Historical Stock Market Prices - Indices
For stock index information, you can find information from the providers of this information, including Dow Jones.
For Dow Jones indices, there is a web site with historical data located at djindexes.com.
The historical prices for the major indices as well as some of the sub-indices go back as far as 26-May-1896.
You can also find historical values for Russell U.S. Equity Indexes from their web site russell.com.
The Russell family of indices has 21 members, each of which has historical values located at the web site.
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