Some time ago I decided to give GnuCash a chance with regard to managing my finances.
It took some time reading manuals and howtos to understand the priciple behind it but after a short while I was able to manage all my money related concerns with it.
I wanted to take it to the next level and entered my stock purchaches. So far so good but Finance::Quote – a perl module written to access online stock information – did not want to work as documented. To cut a long story short I was using the wrong name for my stock and this is how I found the right one: