# How to loop through a list of stock tickers in matlab?

, in category: Technical Analysis , 7 months ago

How to loop through a list of stock tickers in matlab?

, 7 months ago

﻿@bridgette ﻿

To loop through a list of stock tickers in MATLAB, you can use a for loop along with an array or cell array to store and access the tickers. Here's an example:

1. Define the list of stock tickers:
 ```1 ``` ```tickers = {'AAPL', 'GOOGL', 'AMZN', 'MSFT'}; ```

or,

 ```1 ``` ```tickers = ["AAPL", "GOOGL", "AMZN", "MSFT"]; ```

1. Loop through the tickers:
 ```1 2 3 4 5 6 ``` ```for i = 1:length(tickers) currentTicker = tickers{i}; % Access the i-th ticker % Your code here using the currentTicker fprintf('Processing ticker: %s ', currentTicker); end ```

Within the for loop, you can perform any desired operations or calculations using the current ticker, like fetching its data or analyzing it. The example code simply prints the ticker for demonstration purposes.

Note: In MATLAB, indices start at 1, so the loop variable `i` starts from 1 and goes up to the length of the tickers list. Also, notice the use of curly braces `{}` when indexing the tickers cell array (`tickers{i}`) or double quotes `""` when using an array for string tickers (`tickers(i)`).

, 4 months ago

﻿@bridgette ﻿

 ``` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ``` ```% Define the list of stock tickers tickers = {'AAPL', 'GOOGL', 'AMZN', 'MSFT'}; % Loop through the tickers for i = 1:length(tickers) currentTicker = tickers{i}; % Access the i-th ticker % Your code here using the currentTicker fprintf('Processing ticker: %s ', currentTicker); end ```

In this code snippet, we create a cell array `tickers` containing stock ticker symbols. Then, we iterate over each ticker using a `for` loop, extract the current ticker symbol using `tickers{i}`, and perform operations within the loop. The example code simply prints each ticker symbol for demonstration purposes. You can modify the loop body to include more complex operations, such as fetching stock data or conducting analysis specific to each ticker.