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Subject:  On the longterm look for my charts. Date:  10/10/2005  5:55 PM
Author:  freethinkerkeywe Number:  9371 of 41794

mikeklein9 and Jim BMW and others interested:

After having charted over 20 charts this weekend with the new trick which allows me to add another 10 years of data, I've come to this conclusion:

Data does not go back for all companies to 1980. For instance I can see Alcoa's data back into 1989 but no farther. However, I can see the Dow's chart go all the way back to 1980. On the other hand, I can not get data for BUD, PFE or KO going any further back than 1990.

So, it seems the older data is there, for the most part, on indices like the Dow, the S&P500, and so on. Also, I've found a few stocks with the data going back into the 80s.

It's case by case. Bummer.

There's a guy named Brian from sitkapacific funds who uses stockcharts.com. Brian is the guy who taught me the newest trick to get