a Simple Download spreadsheet

In case you frequently look up historical prices or volumes for stocks or indexes (or some U.S. mutual funds) and want to chart or calculate annual returns or year-to-date return or ...


So here's a useful spreadsheet:

Just RIGHT-click the picture and Save Target ... or you can just trying clicking.

>Mutual funds too?
Yes, if you know the Yahoo! symbol and ...

>And trust Yahoo?
Uh ... yes.

Vanguard Total Stock Market

See Distribution stuff

thanks to Roger B.

Aargh! Yahoo has (again!) changed the format of its data so (thanks to e-mail from Roger) I fiddled with this spreadsheet so (hopefully) it'll work ... again.

It also gives the Mean and Standard Deviation of all returns, positive returns and negative returns (and the distribution of returns).